Average Bench: 96% (4th of 956)

Based on 6,568 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7600K CPU @ 3.80GHz
Poor: 80%Average: 96% Great: 112%
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i5-7600K averaged just 4.0% 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 517Pts
Quad Core Integer Speed 482Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-7600K is 32.2%. 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 530Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 510Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,568 samples)
Min Avg Max
113 SC Int 127 146
122 SC Float 136 156
117 SC Mixed 131 151
105% 132 Pts
Min Avg Max
374 QC Int 482 571
401 QC Float 517 616
394 QC Mixed 499 592
113% 499 Pts
Min Avg Max
415 MC Int 494 576
433 MC Float 530 619
427 MC Mixed 510 597
76.6% 511 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 5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 148
SC Float 162
SC Mixed 156
124% 155 Pts
QC Int 599
QC Float 648
QC Mixed 621
141% 622 Pts
MC Int 600
MC Float 646
MC Mixed 621
93% 622 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 145
SC Float 156
SC Mixed 150
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 549
QC Float 617
QC Mixed 564
130% 576 Pts
MC Int 550
MC Float 620
MC Mixed 563
86% 578 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 135
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 536
QC Float 581
QC Mixed 557
126% 558 Pts
MC Int 542
MC Float 583
MC Mixed 560
84% 562 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 135
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 141
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 535
QC Float 578
QC Mixed 555
126% 556 Pts
MC Int 531
MC Float 578
MC Mixed 553
83% 554 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 127
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 132
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 508
QC Float 544
QC Mixed 527
119% 526 Pts
MC Int 509
MC Float 546
MC Mixed 511
78% 522 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 126
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 495
QC Float 532
QC Mixed 508
116% 512 Pts
MC Int 493
MC Float 530
MC Mixed 509
76% 510 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 127
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 130
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 495
QC Float 530
QC Mixed 509
116% 511 Pts
MC Int 493
MC Float 532
MC Mixed 510
77% 512 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 124
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 127
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 483
QC Float 513
QC Mixed 495
113% 497 Pts
MC Int 481
MC Float 515
MC Mixed 497
75% 498 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 118
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 121
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 453
QC Float 504
QC Mixed 457
107% 472 Pts
MC Int 441
MC Float 492
MC Mixed 482
71% 472 Pts
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 58%
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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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