IntelBX80677I57600K
IntelBX80637I53570K

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

4 Cores, 4 Threads
@3.4GHz Ivy Bridge (2012)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 117,346 user samples
55,933 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 112% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 77% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 77% Great: 112%
SPEED RANK: 23rd / 1084
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
61,413 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 91% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 59% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 0.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 59% Great: 91%
SPEED RANK: 81st / 1084
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
95.1 % Faster effective speed.
+25%
75.9 %
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
131 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+25%
105 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
493 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+25%
393 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
501 Pts Faster multi-core speed.
+25%
401 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
152 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+24%
123 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
586 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+23%
477 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
584 Pts Faster OC multi-core speed.
+22%
480 Pts
Market Share
Based on 8,433,262 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.92 % Slightly higher market share.
+11%
0.83 %
Value
Value For Money
109 % Much better value.
+42%
76.6 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
104 % Much more popular.
+35%
77 %
Price
Price (score)
$202 Cheaper.
+29%
$285
Age
Newest
15 Months Much more recent.
+79%
72 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
91 Watts 77 Watts More energy efficient.
+15%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 4 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+36%
22 nm
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.
+11%
3.8 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
147 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+21%
121 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
156 Pts Faster single-core fp speed.
+26%
124 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
571 Pts Faster quad-core int speed.
+21%
472 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
612 Pts Faster quad-core fp speed.
+26%
485 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
571 Pts Faster multi-core int speed.
+21%
471 Pts
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
614 Pts Faster multi-core fp speed.
+25%
490 Pts
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 630 HD 4000
Series
CPU Architecture
Kaby Lake (2017) Ivy Bridge (2012)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 FCLGA1155
Series
CPU Architecture
Kaby Lake (2017) Ivy Bridge (2012)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 FCLGA1155
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 630 HD 4000
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q1'17 Q2'12
Cache
Cache
6 MB 6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0 SSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Lithography
Lithography
14 nm 22 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$242.00 - $243.00 $225.00 - $235.00
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
8 GT/s DMI3 5 GT/s DMI
Thermal Solution Specification
Thermal Solution Specification
PCG 2015C (65W) 2011D
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
64 GB 32 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V DDR3 1333/1600
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 630 Intel® HD Graphics 4000
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
350.00 MHz 650 MHz
TSX-NI
Intel® TSX-NI
Yes No
PCI Express Configurations
PCI Express Configurations ‡
Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8 & 2x4

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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 Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge processor is one of Intel's best performers to date. In terms of real world performance this processor offers far more than most users are likely to ever need. Scoring 2012 points on the PassMark Single Thread benchmark, the 3570K is within a few percent of the fastest processors currently available and at 77 watts TDP it's no energy hog either. The server orientated GeekBench and PassMark scores of 13920 and 7144 put the 3570K at just over the 50% marker in terms of total processing capacity compared to the other processors in the group test. For server based workloads more performance is available from the Core i7 range of processors but for typical consumer use this processor is already far more powerful than it needs to be. [May '13 CPUPro]

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