IntelBX80677I57500
IntelBX80662I56600K

4 Cores, 4 Threads
@3.4GHz Kaby Lake (2017)

4 Cores, 4 Threads
@3.5GHz Skylake (2015)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 133,361 user samples
27,206 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 87% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 65% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 65% Great: 87%
SPEED RANK: 60th / 1100
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
106,155 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 107% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 68% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 0.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 68% Great: 107%
SPEED RANK: 38th / 1100
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
80.2 % 88.7 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+11%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
111 Pts 122 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+10%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
415 Pts 460 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+11%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
425 Pts 471 Pts Slightly faster multi-core speed.
+11%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
118 Pts 145 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+23%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
453 Pts 561 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+24%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
456 Pts 567 Pts Faster OC multi-core speed.
+24%
Market Share
Based on 8,466,736 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.61 % 1.16 % Hugely higher market share.
+90%
Value
Value For Money
94.2 % 98.3 % +4%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
75 % 87 % More popular.
+16%
Price
Price (score)
$190 Slightly cheaper.
+14%
$222
Age
Newest
15 Months Much more recent.
+53%
32 Months
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
3.4 GHz 3.5 GHz +3%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.8 GHz 3.9 GHz +3%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
115 Pts 141 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+23%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
122 Pts 149 Pts Faster single-core fp speed.
+22%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
442 Pts 549 Pts Faster quad-core int speed.
+24%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
467 Pts 587 Pts Faster quad-core fp speed.
+26%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
443 Pts 550 Pts Faster multi-core int speed.
+24%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
469 Pts 590 Pts Faster multi-core fp speed.
+26%
Series
CPU Architecture
Kaby Lake (2017) Skylake (2015)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 630 HD 530
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q1'17 Q3'15
Cache
Cache
6 MB 6 MB SmartCache
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$192.00 - $202.00 $242.00 - $243.00
Thermal Solution Specification
Thermal Solution Specification
PCG 2015C (65W) PCG 2015D (130W)
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V DDR4-1866/2133, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 630 Intel® HD Graphics 530
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
350.00 MHz 350 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.10 GHz 1.15 GHz
vPro Tech
Intel® vPro™ Technology ‡
Yes No
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Yes No
Trusted Execution Tech
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology ‡
Yes No

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The Core i5-7500 is not due for release until January 2017 but one of our users has submitted benchmarks for it already. We only have one sample so these benchmark results are obviously preliminary. Comparing the 7500 and 6500 shows that average effective speed is up by an impressive 15%. Although price details are not yet available the i5-7500 is likely to cost around $210 which would be in line with the prices for previous generations of this i5. We will revisit this summary when we have more samples. [Oct '16 CPUPro]

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The Intel Core i5-6600K is based on the new "Skylake" 14nm manufacturing process. Sporting 4 physical cores with base/turbo clocks of 3.5/3.9 GHz the 6600K and its predecessor, the 4690K share the same basic configuration and disappointingly, offer similar performance. Comparing the 6600K and 6700K shows that the 6700K has faster multi and single core performance. The improved multi core performance is due to Hyperthreading which is the key differentiator for the i7-6700K. The gap in single core performance can largely be eliminated by overclocking the i5-6600K so although the stock effective speed is significantly higher on the 6700K, this gap diminishes significantly when both processors are overclocked. At a 30% discount, the 6600K is the better value gaming CPU. [Aug '15 CPUPro]

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We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating which is geared towards gamers. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

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