Average Bench: 80.1% (32nd of 961)

Based on 13,285 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000506E3, Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6600 CPU @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 65%Average: 80.1% Great: 87%
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i5-6600 averaged just 19.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i5-6600 near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Quad Core Floating Point Speed 434Pts
Quad Core Integer Speed 404Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-6600 is 21.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-6600 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 444Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 427Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,285 samples)
Min Avg Max
93 SC Int 105 116
101 SC Float 113 125
96.1 SC Mixed 109 120
86.9% 109 Pts
Min Avg Max
302 QC Int 404 440
335 QC Float 434 468
324 QC Mixed 418 452
94.8% 419 Pts
Min Avg Max
356 MC Int 415 440
387 MC Float 444 469
365 MC Mixed 427 455
64.2% 429 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 108
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 110
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 384
QC Float 416
QC Mixed 419
92% 406 Pts
MC Int 423
MC Float 439
MC Mixed 430
64% 430 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 91.6
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 103
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 396
QC Float 432
QC Mixed 414
94% 414 Pts
MC Int 400
MC Float 424
MC Mixed 400
61% 408 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 99
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 100
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 413
QC Float 412
QC Mixed 408
93% 411 Pts
MC Int 422
MC Float 432
MC Mixed 423
64% 426 Pts
CPU Socket #0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 112
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 115
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 219
QC Float 235
QC Mixed 218
51% 224 Pts
MC Int 216
MC Float 233
MC Mixed 218
33% 222 Pts
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Gaming 91%
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Desktop
Desktop 73%
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Workstation
Workstation 50%
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-6600 Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.90 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ3'15
Processor Numberi5-6600
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$213.00 - $224.00
Clock Speed3.3 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.9 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP65 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 530
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.15 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-1866/2133, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth34.1 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)Yes
Small Business AdvantageYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography14 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1151

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

 Comments

Skylake 6th generation Core i5 processor...

Added 20 months ago.

Good

17 days ago.

nice cpu for normal user


Poor

19 hrs ago.

Fast and good price


Good

1 month ago.

very good cpu for gaming


Very good

7 months ago.

A solid mid-high CPU for desktop & gaming use, should last me a couple of CPU generations without too much envy.


Outstanding

6 months ago.

Best CPU for Non-Enthusiast pc's. If used for gaming, way better value for money than i7 due to the fact, that you dont need 8 Threads. This cpu does not bottleneck a Gtx 1080 and is in fact the best cpu for gaming in the 6th Gen.


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