IntelBX80662I76700
IntelBX80677I57600K

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 28,938 user samples
21,278 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 89% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 71% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 71% Great: 89%
SPEED RANK: 26th / 956
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
7,660 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 113% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 82% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 82% Great: 113%
SPEED RANK: 3rd / 956
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
80.8 % -20% 96.7 % Faster effective speed.
+20%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
112 Pts -18% 132 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+18%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
398 Pts -26% 503 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+26%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
608 Pts Faster multi-core speed.
+18%
514 Pts -18%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
123 Pts -23% 151 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+23%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
453 Pts -32% 597 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+32%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
633 Pts Slightly faster OC multi-core speed.
+6%
600 Pts -6%
Market Share
Based on 3,531,292 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.2 % -8% 1.3 % Slightly higher market share.
+8%
Value
Value For Money
80.5 % -32% 106 % Much better value.
+32%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
60 % -82% 109 % Hugely more popular.
+82%
Price
Price (score)
$295 -22% $229 Cheaper.
+22%
Age
Newest
19 Months -84% 3 Months Hugely more recent.
+84%
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
8 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
4 threads -100%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 0% 14 nm 0%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.4 GHz -12% 3.8 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+12%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4 GHz -5% 4.2 GHz +5%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
120 Pts -22% 147 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+22%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
126 Pts -24% 156 Pts Faster single-core fp speed.
+24%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
441 Pts -31% 576 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+31%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
466 Pts -33% 620 Pts Much faster quad-core fp speed.
+33%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
585 Pts +1% 579 Pts -1%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
663 Pts Slightly faster multi-core fp speed.
+7%
622 Pts -7%
Series
CPU Architecture
Skylake (2015) Kaby Lake (2017)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 530 HD 630
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q3'15 Q1'17
Cache
Cache
8 MB SmartCache 6 MB
Embedded Options Available
Embedded Options Available
Yes No
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$303.00 - $312.00 $242.00 - $243.00
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-1866/2133, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V DDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 530 Intel® HD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
350 MHz 350.00 MHz
vPro Tech
Intel® vPro Technology ‡
Yes No
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Yes No

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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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