Average Bench: 96.2% (20th of 1128)

Based on 1,909 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8600 CPU @ 3.10GHz
Poor: 86%Average: 96.2% Great: 101%
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i5-8600 averaged just 3.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i5-8600 near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Quad Core Floating Point Speed 515Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 489Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-8600 is just 14.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-8600 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Single Core Integer Speed 121Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 126Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,909 samples)
Min Avg Max
110 SC Int 121 127
111 SC Float 131 138
112 SC Mixed 126 132
101% 126 Pts
Min Avg Max
401 QC Int 466 497
457 QC Float 515 539
430 QC Mixed 489 514
111% 490 Pts
Min Avg Max
568 MC Int 673 732
649 MC Float 757 798
605 MC Mixed 709 760
107% 713 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 131
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 136
109% 137 Pts
QC Int 506
QC Float 551
QC Mixed 526
120% 528 Pts
MC Int 758
MC Float 823
MC Mixed 774
118% 785 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 127
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 132
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 498
QC Float 539
QC Mixed 516
117% 518 Pts
MC Int 720
MC Float 786
MC Mixed 746
112% 751 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 126
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 488
QC Float 508
QC Mixed 513
114% 503 Pts
MC Int 725
MC Float 791
MC Mixed 745
113% 754 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 123
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 127
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 481
QC Float 530
QC Mixed 504
114% 505 Pts
MC Int 690
MC Float 765
MC Mixed 723
109% 726 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 122
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 127
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 483
QC Float 526
QC Mixed 502
114% 504 Pts
MC Int 643
MC Float 729
MC Mixed 595
98% 656 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 124
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 127
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 462
QC Float 531
QC Mixed 486
112% 493 Pts
MC Int 676
MC Float 774
MC Mixed 718
108% 722 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 120
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 125
100% 126 Pts
QC Int 416
QC Float 494
QC Mixed 487
105% 466 Pts
MC Int 647
MC Float 742
MC Mixed 665
102% 685 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 116
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 120
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 414
QC Float 467
QC Mixed 399
97% 427 Pts
MC Int 593
MC Float 720
MC Mixed 638
97% 651 Pts
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Typical Core i5-8600 Builds (Compare 9,755 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $104

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $856

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-8600 Processor (9M Cache, up to 4.30 GHz)
Code NameCoffee Lake
Launch DateQ2'18
Processor Numberi5-8600
# of Cores6
# of Threads6
Cache9 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$213.00 - $224.00
Clock Speed3.10 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.30 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP65 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® UHD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350 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 TypesDDR4-2666
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth41.6 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

Package

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

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

 Comments

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Лучший проц частота 4100 мгц , думаю прекрасное приобретение с тандеме с gtx 1080 —Apr '18


Excellent

27 days ago.

Perfect for such good gaming stuff … And what a price !


Excellent

2 months ago.

Holy ...this is a monster of a cpu!


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