AMD100-100000065BOX
IntelBX80684I58600K

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.7GHz, Zen3.
Release date: Q4 2020.

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

CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
310 EFps Better CSGO EFps.
+11%
280 EFps
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
101 EFps 110 EFps Slightly Better GTAV EFps.
+9%
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
134 EFps 138 EFps +3%
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
131 EFps 135 EFps +3%
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
120 EFps 133 EFps Better Fortnite EFps.
+11%
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 441,630 user samples
189,099 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 84% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 84% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 33rd / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier
252,531 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 103% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 82% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Poor: 82% Great: 103%
SPEED RANK: 47th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
95.7 % +3% 92.6 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
87.4 Pts 91.5 Pts +5%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
153 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+17%
131 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
302 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+17%
259 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
558 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+10%
508 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
915 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+27%
722 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
95.1 Pts 96.8 Pts +2%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
161 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+5%
153 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
319 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+5%
303 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
632 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+6%
595 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1003 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+15%
871 Pts
Market Share
Based on 46,420,538 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
3.36 % Hugely higher market share.
+784%
0.38 %
Value
Value For Money
96.5 % 97 % +1%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
92 % More popular.
+19%
77 %
Price
Price (score)
$270 $235 Cheaper.
+13%
Age
Newest
10 Months Much more recent.
+79%
47 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+32%
95 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores 6 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
12 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
6 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
7 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+50%
14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.7 GHz +3% 3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.6 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+7%
4.3 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1291 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+48%
870 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1177 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+61%
729 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen3 Coffee Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 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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