IntelBX80662I56500
IntelBX80677I57600K

4 Cores, 4 Threads
@3.2GHz Skylake (2015)

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 123,111 user samples
63,692 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 78% Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 57% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 57% Great: 78%
SPEED RANK: 110th / 1117
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
59,419 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 109% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 70% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 70% Great: 109%
SPEED RANK: 30th / 1117
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
71.8 % 91.1 % Faster effective speed.
+27%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
98.4 Pts 127 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+29%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
373 Pts 470 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+26%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
379 Pts 484 Pts Faster multi-core speed.
+28%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
110 Pts 147 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+34%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
409 Pts 568 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+39%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
413 Pts 568 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+38%
Market Share
Based on 9,728,744 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.85 % 0.89 % +5%
Value
Value For Money
83.5 % 99.7 % Better value.
+19%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
64 % 86 % Much more popular.
+34%
Price
Price (score)
$195 Slightly cheaper.
+15%
$229
Age
Newest
34 Months 18 Months Much more recent.
+47%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts More energy efficient.
+29%
91 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 4 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.2 GHz 3.8 GHz Faster base frequency.
+19%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 4.2 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+17%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
106 Pts 142 Pts Much faster single-core int speed.
+34%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
114 Pts 154 Pts Much faster single-core fp speed.
+35%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
396 Pts 549 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+39%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
427 Pts 599 Pts Much faster quad-core fp speed.
+40%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
396 Pts 549 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+39%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
428 Pts 601 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+40%
Series
CPU Architecture
Skylake (2015) Kaby Lake (2017)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 530 HD 630
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q3'15 Q1'17
Cache
Cache
6 MB SmartCache 6 MB
Embedded Options Available
Embedded Options Available
Yes No
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$192.00 - $202.00 $242.00 - $243.00
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-1866/2133, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V DDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 530 Intel® HD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
350 MHz 350.00 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.05 GHz 1.15 GHz
vPro Tech
Intel® vPro™ Technology ‡
Yes No
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Yes No

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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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