IntelBX80677I57600K
AMDFD6300WMHKBOX

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

6 Cores, 6 Threads
@3.5GHz Piledriver (2012)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 154,897 user samples
58,950 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 109% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 75% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 75% Great: 109%
SPEED RANK: 27th / 1117
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
95,947 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 55% Base clock 4.85 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 33% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 33% Great: 55%
SPEED RANK: 379th / 1117
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
92.9 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+102%
46 %
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
127 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+89%
67.2 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
483 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+115%
225 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
492 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+60%
307 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
149 Pts Hugely faster OC single-core speed.
+91%
78.1 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
575 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+108%
276 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
574 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+49%
385 Pts
Market Share
Based on 9,844,806 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.76 % 1.12 % Much higher market share.
+47%
Value
Value For Money
102 % Better value.
+26%
80.8 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
88 % Much more popular.
+33%
66 %
Price
Price (score)
$229 $65 Much cheaper.
+72%
Age
Newest
18 Months Much more recent.
+74%
69 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
91 Watts +4% 95 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 6 cores Much higher core count.
+50%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 6 threads Much higher thread count.
+50%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+56%
32 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.8 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+9%
3.5 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.2 GHz +2% 4.1 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
143 Pts Much faster single-core int speed.
+72%
82.9 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
155 Pts Hugely faster single-core fp speed.
+112%
73 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
551 Pts Hugely faster quad-core int speed.
+93%
285 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
609 Pts Hugely faster quad-core fp speed.
+144%
250 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
551 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+40%
394 Pts
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
609 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+82%
335 Pts
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 630 None
Series
CPU Architecture
Kaby Lake (2017) Piledriver (2012)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 AM3+
Series
CPU Architecture
Kaby Lake (2017) Piledriver (2012)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 AM3+
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 630 None
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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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The FX 6-Core, like most CPUs from AMD, delivers reasonably good server orientated multi threaded performance and consequently good processing thoughput at a reasonable price tag. Where the FX 6-Core lacks is in the area of single core performance which although not normally a major problem for server workloads, is always very relevant to desktop users. The overall performance of the FX 6-Core is comparable to Intel's five years younger Core i7-950. There are server orientated use cases where the FX 6-Core will excel thanks to its excellent overall throughput and in those instances the FX 6-Core represents good value for money. But typical desktop users will find far better value elsewhere[Sep '13 CPUPro]

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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) July 2018 CPU Rankings.

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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