IntelBX80684I58600K
AMDYD190XA8AEWOF

6 Cores, 6 Threads
@3.6GHz Coffee Lake (2017)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 30,758 user samples
30,104 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 121% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 92% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Poor: 92% Great: 121%
SPEED RANK: 11th / 1110
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
654 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 103% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 85% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 85% Great: 103%
SPEED RANK: 21st / 1110
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 102%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
104 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+8%
95.8 %
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
135 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+17%
115 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
527 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+19%
444 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
763 Pts 1261 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+65%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
157 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+29%
122 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
619 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+28%
483 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
907 Pts 1380 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+52%
Market Share
Based on 9,330,401 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.46 % Insanely higher market share.
+3,550%
0.04 %
Value
Value For Money
112 % Better value.
+28%
87.5 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
118 % Much more popular.
+66%
71 %
Price
Price (score)
$238 Much cheaper.
+36%
$371
Age
Newest
8 Months Slightly more recent.
+11%
9 Months
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
153 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+30%
118 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
162 Pts Faster single-core fp speed.
+28%
127 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
599 Pts Faster quad-core int speed.
+29%
463 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
648 Pts Faster quad-core fp speed.
+29%
502 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
867 Pts 1336 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+54%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
956 Pts 1387 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+45%
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The unlocked hex-core i5-8600K from Intel’s latest Coffee Lake generation of processors is the new flagship of the i5 series, succeeding the Kaby Lake quad-core i5-7600K. The 8th generation of processors brings the largest performance uplift since Sandy Bridge by adding more cores at each of the i3, i5 and i7 product lines. Like the other Coffee Lake processors, the i5-8600K is built upon optimized 14nm architecture, marginally improved upon from Kaby Lake and Skylake. The 8600K has a 95W TDP and a nominal stock clock of 3.6 GHz, which boosts to 4.1 GHz for all six cores, 4.2 GHz for dual/quad and 4.3 GHz for single core. Early benchmarks put the i5-8600K’s effective speed 15% ahead of the i5-7600K. A 50% increase in multi-core speed is explained by two additional cores and thanks to the quad-core clock bump from 4 GHz on the 7600K to 4.2 GHz on the 8600K there is also an additional 5% performance boost across all workloads. All Coffee Lake processors require a 300-series chipset, making a straight CPU upgrade unfeasible despite sharing the same socket as their Z270 predecessors. Even though most games still use less than 4 cores simultaneously, the i5-8600K is a great choice for gamers (especially streamers) but for $80 less, the 8350K which is faster than last years 7600K and only marginally weaker for gaming than the 8600K is certainly well worth considering as well. [Oct '17 CPUPro]

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The 8 core, 16 thread 1900X is the third and entry-level processor from AMD’s Threadripper series of high-end desktop (HEDT) processors. The 1900X is based on AMD’s 14nm Zen architecture and features 20MB of cache (16MB of which is L3) and quad channel DDR4, which is twice as many channels as in the Ryzen 7 series. It has a base clock of 3.8GHz increasing to a boost of 4.0 GHz and has an additional short-term boost of 0.2 GHz when thermals allow. Most impressively, the 1900X features 64 PCIe lanes which is the same of number of lanes in the nearly twice as expensive Ryzen Threadripper flagship, the 1950X. This facilitates the simultaneous high speed PCIe connection of up to seven different graphics or storage peripherals. By comparison, Intel’s similarly priced 8 core, 16 thread i7-7820X which, even though it has an 11% effective speed advantage over the 1900X, only has 28 PCIe lanes (down from 44 lanes as recently seen in the recent i9-7900X). Both upgrade options may require new, and not inexpensive motherboards, the 7820X requires an X299 (Basin Falls) chipset and the 1900X utilizes the premium X399 motherboard. Despite the considerable price tags attached to the CPUs and motherboards, never before has HEDT processing been so affordable. [Oct '17 CPUPro]

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