IntelBX80637I53570K
IntelBX80677I57600K

4 Cores, 4 Threads
@3.4GHz Ivy Bridge (2012)

4 Cores, 4 Threads
@3.8GHz Kaby Lake (2017)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 49,081 user samples
35,557 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% Base clock 4.8 GHz, turbo 6.75 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 60% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 60% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 43rd / 961
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
13,524 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 113% Base clock 0.8 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 78% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Poor: 78% Great: 113%
SPEED RANK: 7th / 961
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
76.7 % -24% 95.4 % Faster effective speed.
+24%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
106 Pts -24% 131 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+24%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
397 Pts -25% 495 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+25%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
405 Pts -26% 509 Pts Faster multi-core speed.
+26%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
123 Pts -24% 152 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+24%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
483 Pts -23% 595 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+23%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
486 Pts -24% 601 Pts Faster OC multi-core speed.
+24%
Market Share
Based on 4,073,765 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.51 % -333% 2.21 % Hugely higher market share.
+333%
Value
Value For Money
66.6 % -56% 104 % Much better value.
+56%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
75 % -60% 120 % Much more popular.
+60%
Price
Price (score)
$424 -46% $231 Much cheaper.
+46%
Age
Newest
62 Months -92% 5 Months Hugely more recent.
+92%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
77 Watts More energy efficient.
+15%
91 Watts -15%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 0% 4 cores 0%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 0% 4 threads 0%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm -36% 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+36%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.4 GHz -12% 3.8 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+12%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.8 GHz -11% 4.2 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+11%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
123 Pts -20% 147 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+20%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
125 Pts -26% 158 Pts Faster single-core fp speed.
+26%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
480 Pts -20% 576 Pts Faster quad-core int speed.
+20%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
488 Pts -27% 618 Pts Faster quad-core fp speed.
+27%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
482 Pts -21% 583 Pts Faster multi-core int speed.
+21%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
489 Pts -27% 623 Pts Faster multi-core fp speed.
+27%
Series
CPU Architecture
Ivy Bridge (2012) Kaby Lake (2017)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1155 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 4000 HD 630
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q2'12 Q1'17
Cache
Cache
6 MB SmartCache 6 MB
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2, AVX SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Lithography
Lithography
22 nm 14 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$225.00 - $235.00 $242.00 - $243.00
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
5 GT/s DMI 8 GT/s DMI3
Thermal Solution Specification
Thermal Solution Specification
2011D PCG 2015C (65W)
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
32 GB 64 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3 1333/1600 DDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 4000 Intel® HD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
650 MHz 350.00 MHz
TSX-NI
Intel® TSX-NI
No Yes
PCI Express Configurations
PCI Express Configurations ‡
up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8 & 2x4 Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4

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The i5-7600K targets high end gamers, it sits just behind the flagship i7-7700K in Intel’s Kaby Lake lineup. The 7600K will likely be the most popular gaming CPU of 2017 (some competition from AMD’s upcoming Zen/Ryzen CPUs, would be very welcome). Comparing the 7600K and 6600K shows that the two processors are very closely matched and comparing the 7600K vs the hyper-threaded 7700K highlights the relative strength of the 7700K for workstation performance. There are no significant architectural differences between Kaby Lake and Skylake so, when fully overclocked, the two generations should perform similarly but Kaby Lake offers faster base clocks, improved speed shift technology which helps CPU responsiveness, and better integrated graphics[Jan '17 CPUPro]

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