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IntelBX80684I58600K

8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.6GHz, Zen2.
Release date: Q3 2019.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 169,240 user samples
44,881 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 98% Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 85% Base clock 0.8 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 85% Great: 98%
SPEED RANK: 11th / 1184
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine
124,359 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 106% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 76% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 1.1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 76% Great: 106%
SPEED RANK: 20th / 1184
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
93.7 % +4% 89.9 %
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
136 Pts +2% 133 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
269 Pts +2% 263 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
527 Pts +3% 513 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
959 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+32%
728 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1429 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+94%
736 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
141 Pts 156 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+11%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
280 Pts 308 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+10%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
551 Pts 607 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+10%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1068 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+21%
880 Pts
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1506 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+71%
883 Pts
Market Share
Based on 21,153,000 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.07 % Hugely higher market share.
+172%
0.76 %
Value
Value For Money
91.4 % 91.7 % +0%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
128 % Much more popular.
+58%
81 %
Price
Price (score)
$305 $259 Cheaper.
+15%
Age
Newest
3 Months Hugely more recent.
+88%
24 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
7 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+50%
14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.4 GHz +2% 4.3 GHz
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen2 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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