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IntelBX80684I58600K

8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.2GHz, Zen+.
Release date: Q2 2018.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 58,499 user samples
2,750 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 101% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 77% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 0.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 77% Great: 101%
SPEED RANK: 42nd / 1132
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
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
87 % 101 % Faster effective speed.
+16%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
107 Pts 132 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+23%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
401 Pts 515 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+28%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1121 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+51%
743 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
120 Pts 153 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+28%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
473 Pts 605 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+28%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1345 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+54%
876 Pts
Market Share
Based on 11,636,704 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.23 % 1.55 % Hugely higher market share.
+574%
Value
Value For Money
90.1 % 106 % Better value.
+17%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
73 % 132 % Hugely more popular.
+81%
Price
Price (score)
$266 $260 +2%
Age
Newest
6 Months Much more recent.
+50%
12 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+32%
95 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores Much higher core count.
+33%
6 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+167%
6 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
12 nm Slightly newer manufacturing.
+14%
14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.2 GHz 3.6 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+12%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.1 GHz 4.3 GHz +5%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
116 Pts 148 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+28%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
125 Pts 160 Pts Faster single-core fp speed.
+28%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
455 Pts 578 Pts Faster quad-core int speed.
+27%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
493 Pts 635 Pts Faster quad-core fp speed.
+29%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
1303 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+55%
840 Pts
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
1361 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+44%
943 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen+ 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 (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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