IntelBX80677I57600K
AMDYD2600BBAFBOX

4 Cores, 4 Threads @3.8GHz, Kaby Lake.
Release date: Q1 2017.

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.4GHz, Zen+.
Release date: Q2 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 68,992 user samples
62,872 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 111% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 72% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 72% Great: 111%
SPEED RANK: 25th / 1122
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
6,120 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 96% Base clock 4.25 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 75% Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.15 GHz (avg)
Poor: 75% Great: 96%
SPEED RANK: 38th / 1122
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
92.1 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+5%
87.4 %
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
127 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+14%
111 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
477 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+13%
421 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
487 Pts 913 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+87%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
150 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+26%
119 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
582 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+24%
471 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
582 Pts 1015 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+74%
Market Share
Based on 10,331,595 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.88 % 1.11 % Higher market share.
+26%
Value
Value For Money
101 % 108 % Slightly better value.
+7%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
91 % More popular.
+17%
78 %
Price
Price (score)
$229 $166 Cheaper.
+28%
Age
Newest
19 Months 4 Months Much more recent.
+79%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
91 Watts 65 Watts More energy efficient.
+29%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 6 cores Much higher core count.
+50%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 12 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+200%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 12 nm Slightly newer manufacturing.
+14%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.8 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+12%
3.4 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.2 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+8%
3.9 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
144 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+26%
114 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
156 Pts Faster single-core fp speed.
+26%
124 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
554 Pts Faster quad-core int speed.
+22%
453 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
615 Pts Faster quad-core fp speed.
+25%
493 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
561 Pts 982 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+75%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
617 Pts 1021 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+65%
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 630 None
Series
CPU Architecture
Kaby Lake Zen+
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 AM4
Series
CPU Architecture
Kaby Lake Zen+
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 AM4
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 Ryzen 5 2600, from AMD’s second generation (Zen+) of high-end desktop Ryzen processors, supersedes the first generation Ryzen 5 1600. The newer generation sees a lithography reduction from 14nm to 12nm, but no increase in the number of cores and threads (6 and 12 respectively) above what was witnessed in the ground-breaking first generation which continues to surpass similarly priced Intel CPUs in terms of multi-core performance. In other words, progress between generations is predominantly driven by power efficiency and therefore higher attainable clock speeds. The 2600 appears to have a stock base/boost clock of 3.4 / 3.9 GHz compared to the 1600’s 3.2 / 3.6 GHz which is expected to result in a modest increase in effective speed that said, early benchmarks are inconclusive. Included in the expected retail price of about $200 is a Wraith Stealth cooler, so the 2600, like the 1600 before it, represents great value for money, especially for workstation users. The 2600 compliments the new 400 series motherboards and is also backwards compatible with the 300 series following a bios update. [Apr '18 CPUPro]

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