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IntelBX80684I58600K

8 Cores, 8 Threads @3.3GHz, Piledriver.
Release date: Q3 2014.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 124,416 user samples
3,258 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 54% Base clock 5.05 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 30% Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 30% Great: 54%
SPEED RANK: 445th / 1186
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
121,158 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 106% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 79% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Poor: 79% Great: 106%
SPEED RANK: 22nd / 1186
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
42.6 % 90.6 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+112%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
66 Pts 132 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+100%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
125 Pts 262 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+110%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
230 Pts 511 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+122%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
385 Pts 726 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+89%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
391 Pts 736 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+88%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
81.3 Pts 154 Pts Hugely faster OC single-core speed.
+89%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
155 Pts 306 Pts Hugely faster OC dual-core speed.
+97%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
299 Pts 599 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+100%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
514 Pts 871 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+69%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
523 Pts 871 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+67%
Market Share
Based on 21,659,294 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 0.78 % Insanely higher market share.
+7,700%
Value
Value For Money
52.5 % 92.4 % Much better value.
+76%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
58 % 122 % Hugely more popular.
+110%
Price
Price (score)
$130 Much cheaper.
+50%
$259
Age
Newest
62 Months 25 Months Much more recent.
+60%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts 95 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores Much higher core count.
+33%
6 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads Much higher thread count.
+33%
6 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
32 nm 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+56%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.3 GHz 3.6 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+9%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.3 GHz 4.3 GHz
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 (especially streamers) 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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