Average Bench: 97.1% (3rd of 952)

Based on 4,434 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7600K CPU @ 3.80GHz
Poor: 82%Average: 97.1% Great: 113%
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i5-7600K averaged just 2.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i5-7600K near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Quad Core Floating Point Speed 525Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 506Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-7600K is 30.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-7600K performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 537Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 517Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,434 samples)
Min Avg Max
111 SC Int 127 146
121 SC Float 137 156
116 SC Mixed 132 151
106% 132 Pts
Min Avg Max
376 QC Int 488 578
415 QC Float 525 619
402 QC Mixed 506 593
115% 506 Pts
Min Avg Max
428 MC Int 499 579
467 MC Float 537 622
445 MC Mixed 517 600
77.5% 518 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 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 151
SC Float 161
SC Mixed 156
125% 156 Pts
QC Int 553
QC Float 637
QC Mixed 607
136% 599 Pts
MC Int 598
MC Float 642
MC Mixed 615
93% 618 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 148
SC Float 159
SC Mixed 153
123% 153 Pts
QC Int 572
QC Float 619
QC Mixed 598
135% 596 Pts
MC Int 579
MC Float 622
MC Mixed 600
90% 600 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 142
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 146
117% 146 Pts
QC Int 544
QC Float 584
QC Mixed 561
128% 563 Pts
MC Int 559
MC Float 600
MC Mixed 581
87% 580 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 138
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 142
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 546
QC Float 586
QC Mixed 557
128% 563 Pts
MC Int 546
MC Float 578
MC Mixed 560
84% 561 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 129
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 133
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 516
QC Float 547
QC Mixed 525
120% 529 Pts
MC Int 520
MC Float 551
MC Mixed 523
80% 531 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 127
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 132
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 455
QC Float 544
QC Mixed 521
115% 507 Pts
MC Int 500
MC Float 544
MC Mixed 524
78% 523 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 126
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 132
105% 132 Pts
QC Int 500
QC Float 541
QC Mixed 520
118% 520 Pts
MC Int 498
MC Float 542
MC Mixed 519
78% 520 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 125
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 482
QC Float 519
QC Mixed 499
113% 500 Pts
MC Int 483
MC Float 519
MC Mixed 498
75% 500 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 96%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $160

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-7600K Processor (6M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ1'17
Processor Numberi5-7600K
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache6 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$242.00 - $243.00
Clock Speed3.80 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.20 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP91 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350.00 MHz
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.15 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Memory Channels2
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
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1151

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
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