AMDFD6300WMHKBOX
IntelBX80684I58600K

6 Cores, 6 Threads @3.5GHz, Piledriver.
Release date: Q4 2012.

6 Cores, 6 Threads @3.6GHz, Coffee Lake.
Release date: Q4 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 526,444 user samples
261,607 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 62% Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 44% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 44% Great: 62%
SPEED RANK: 686th / 1452
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
264,837 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 101% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 79% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Poor: 79% Great: 101%
SPEED RANK: 143rd / 1452
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
55.2 % 90.7 % Much faster effective speed.
+64%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
79.2 Pts 90.1 Pts Lower memory latency.
+14%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Speed
56.7 Pts 129 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+128%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Speed
104 Pts 257 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+147%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Speed
176 Pts 502 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+185%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Speed
217 Pts 656 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+202%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
89 Pts 96.5 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
+8%
1-Core
OC Single Core Speed
68.5 Pts 151 Pts Hugely faster OC single-core speed.
+120%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Speed
124 Pts 302 Pts Hugely faster OC dual-core speed.
+144%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Speed
215 Pts 594 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+176%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Speed
265 Pts 798 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+201%
Market Share
Based on 67,964,921 CPUs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.08 % 0.49 % Hugely higher market share.
+513%
Value
Value For Money
75.2 % 115 % Much better value.
+53%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
57 % 78 % Much more popular.
+37%
Price
Price (score)
$90 Cheaper.
+24%
$118
Age
Newest
139 Months 79 Months Much more recent.
+43%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts 95 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores 6 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
6 threads 6 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
32 nm 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+56%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz 3.6 GHz +3%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.1 GHz 4.3 GHz +5%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Speed
275 Pts 828 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+201%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Speed
226 Pts 681 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+201%
Series
CPU Architecture
Piledriver Coffee Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM3+ FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None UHD 630
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The unlocked hex-core i5-8600K from Intel’s latest Coffee Lake generation of processors is the new flagship of the i5 series, succeeding the Kaby Lake quad-core i5-7600K. The 8th generation of processors brings the largest performance uplift since Sandy Bridge by adding more cores at each of the i3, i5 and i7 product lines. Like the other Coffee Lake processors, the i5-8600K is built upon optimized 14nm architecture, marginally improved upon from Kaby Lake and Skylake. The 8600K has a 95W TDP and a nominal stock clock of 3.6 GHz, which boosts to 4.1 GHz for all six cores, 4.2 GHz for dual/quad and 4.3 GHz for single core. Early benchmarks put the i5-8600K’s effective speed 15% ahead of the i5-7600K. A 50% increase in multi-core speed is explained by two additional cores and thanks to the quad-core clock bump from 4 GHz on the 7600K to 4.2 GHz on the 8600K there is also an additional 5% performance boost across all workloads. All Coffee Lake processors require a 300-series chipset, making a straight CPU upgrade unfeasible despite sharing the same socket as their Z270 predecessors. Even though most games still use less than 4 cores simultaneously, the i5-8600K is a great choice for gamers but for $80 less, the 8350K which is faster than last years 7600K and only marginally weaker for gaming than the 8600K is certainly well worth considering as well. [Oct '17 CPUPro]

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