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IntelBX80684I58600K

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.5GHz, Zen.
Release date: Q2 2017.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 71,632 user samples
15,883 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 85% Base clock 4.05 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 65% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 65% Great: 85%
SPEED RANK: 96th / 1132
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
55,749 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 118% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 87% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 1.9 GHz (avg)
Poor: 87% Great: 118%
SPEED RANK: 16th / 1132
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
74.3 % 101 % Much faster effective speed.
+36%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
104 Pts 132 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+27%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
362 Pts 515 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+42%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
589 Pts 743 Pts Faster multi-core speed.
+26%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
114 Pts 153 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+34%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
427 Pts 605 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+42%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
648 Pts 876 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+35%
Market Share
Based on 11,635,859 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.29 % 1.55 % Hugely higher market share.
+434%
Value
Value For Money
101 % 106 % +5%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
92 % 132 % Much more popular.
+43%
Price
Price (score)
$130 Much cheaper.
+50%
$260
Age
Newest
18 Months 12 Months Much more recent.
+33%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+32%
95 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 6 cores Much higher core count.
+50%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads Much higher thread count.
+33%
6 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz 3.6 GHz +3%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.7 GHz 4.3 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+16%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
111 Pts 148 Pts Much faster single-core int speed.
+33%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
120 Pts 160 Pts Much faster single-core fp speed.
+33%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
406 Pts 578 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+42%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
443 Pts 635 Pts Much faster quad-core fp speed.
+43%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
628 Pts 840 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+34%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
654 Pts 943 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+44%
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen Coffee Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None UHD 630
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