IntelBX80677I57500
IntelBX80662I56600K

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 71,091 user samples
5,863 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 86% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 67% Base clock 0.8 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 67% Great: 86%
SPEED RANK: 28th / 961
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
65,228 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 107% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 66% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 66% Great: 107%
SPEED RANK: 15th / 961
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
80.6 % -9% 88 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+9%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
111 Pts -8% 120 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+8%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
418 Pts -10% 458 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+10%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
425 Pts -10% 468 Pts Slightly faster multi-core speed.
+10%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
118 Pts -21% 143 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+21%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
451 Pts -25% 562 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+25%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
453 Pts -24% 563 Pts Faster OC multi-core speed.
+24%
Market Share
Based on 4,104,252 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.05 % -66% 1.74 % Much higher market share.
+66%
Value
Value For Money
95.4 % -4% 98.8 % +4%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
71 % -39% 99 % Much more popular.
+39%
Price
Price (score)
$186 Slightly cheaper.
+13%
$214 -13%
Age
Newest
5 Months Much more recent.
+77%
22 Months -77%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts More energy efficient.
+29%
91 Watts -29%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 0% 4 cores 0%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 0% 4 threads 0%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 0% 14 nm 0%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.4 GHz -3% 3.5 GHz +3%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.8 GHz -3% 3.9 GHz +3%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
114 Pts -21% 138 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+21%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
122 Pts -21% 148 Pts Faster single-core fp speed.
+21%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
440 Pts -24% 544 Pts Faster quad-core int speed.
+24%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
467 Pts -25% 582 Pts Faster quad-core fp speed.
+25%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
439 Pts -24% 546 Pts Faster multi-core int speed.
+24%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
468 Pts -25% 585 Pts Faster multi-core fp speed.
+25%
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
Trusted Execution Technology ‡
Yes No

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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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