IntelBX80646G3258
IntelBX80677I57600K

2 Cores, 2 Threads
@3.2GHz Haswell (2013)

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 33,384 user samples
8,957 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 62% Base clock 3.2 GHz
Worst Bench: 31% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 31% Great: 62%
SPEED RANK: 291st / 971
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
24,427 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 112% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 75% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 1.2 GHz (avg)
Poor: 75% Great: 112%
SPEED RANK: 14th / 971
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
47.2 % -102% 95 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+102%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
98.6 Pts -32% 130 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+32%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
191 Pts -159% 494 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+159%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
194 Pts -160% 505 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+160%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
128 Pts -17% 150 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+17%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
252 Pts -135% 591 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+135%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
252 Pts -135% 593 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+135%
Market Share
Based on 5,133,560 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.11 % -1,145% 1.37 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,145%
Value
Value For Money
76.8 % -38% 106 % Much better value.
+38%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
72 % -68% 121 % Much more popular.
+68%
Price
Price (score)
$80 Much cheaper.
+64%
$220 -64%
Age
Newest
40 Months -80% 8 Months Much more recent.
+80%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
53 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+42%
91 Watts -42%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
2 cores -100% 4 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
2 threads -100% 4 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
22 nm -36% 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+36%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.2 GHz -19% 3.8 GHz Faster base frequency.
+19%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.2 GHz -31% 4.2 GHz Much faster turbo frequency.
+31%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
130 Pts -12% 145 Pts Slightly faster single-core int speed.
+12%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
129 Pts -21% 156 Pts Faster single-core fp speed.
+21%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
255 Pts -124% 571 Pts Hugely faster quad-core int speed.
+124%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
256 Pts -141% 618 Pts Hugely faster quad-core fp speed.
+141%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
256 Pts -125% 576 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+125%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
256 Pts -143% 621 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+143%
Series
CPU Architecture
Haswell (2013) Kaby Lake (2017)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1150 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD HD 630
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q2'14 Q1'17
Cache
Cache
3 MB 6 MB
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2 SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Lithography
Lithography
22 nm 14 nm
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$72.00 $242.00 - $243.00
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
5 GT/s DMI2 8 GT/s DMI3
Thermal Solution Specification
Thermal Solution Specification
PCG 2013C PCG 2015C (65W)
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
32 GB 64 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR3-1333, DDR3L-1333 @ 1.5V DDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
ECC Memory Supported
ECC Memory Supported ‡
Yes No
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics Intel® HD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
350 MHz 350.00 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.1 GHz 1.15 GHz
Clear Video HD Tech
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
No Yes
Graphics Video Max Memory
Graphics Video Max Memory
1.7 GB 64 GB
Turbo Boost Tech
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
No 2.0
TSX-NI
Intel® TSX-NI
No Yes
AES New Instructions
Intel® AES New Instructions
No Yes
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
Up to 3.0 3.0

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The Intel G3258 is the first budget Pentium processor to feature an unlocked multiplier. This enables a comfortable overclock to 4.3 GHz using just the stock heat sink and fan. At 4.3 GHz, in terms of single and dual core performance, the G3258 challenges a fully overclocked i7-4790K, the fastest CPU I have seen to date! These results are stunning considering that the G3258 is retailing for around one fifth as much as an i7-4790K. The G3258's Achilles heel is its poor multi-core performance which is over 50% weaker than the group leaders. For the vast majority of users, assuming an overclock of 4.3 GHz, the G3258 is the best value processor on the market by miles. On the other hand, users that encode multi-media or run SLI/Crossfire setups should look elsewhere. [Jul '14 CPUPro]

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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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