IntelBX80677I57600K
AMDYD160XBCAEWOF
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 187,906 user samples
109,152 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 97% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 64% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 64% Great: 97%
SPEED RANK: 52nd / 1197
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
78,754 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 82% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 64% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Poor: 64% Great: 82%
SPEED RANK: 92nd / 1197
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
82.1 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+11%
73.9 %
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
125 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+15%
109 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
248 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+16%
214 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
456 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+10%
413 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
465 Pts 686 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+48%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
470 Pts 898 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+91%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
145 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+23%
118 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
290 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+23%
235 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
551 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+18%
467 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
554 Pts 781 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+41%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
559 Pts 998 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+79%
Market Share
Based on 21,717,832 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.5 % Much higher market share.
+35%
0.37 %
Value
Value For Money
84.4 % 89.2 % Slightly better value.
+6%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
109 % 118 % Slightly more popular.
+8%
Price
Price (score)
$251 $140 Much cheaper.
+44%
Age
Newest
34 Months 31 Months Slightly more recent.
+9%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
91 Watts +4% 95 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 6 cores Much higher core count.
+50%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 12 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+200%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.8 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+6%
3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.2 GHz +5% 4 GHz
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 630 None
Series
CPU Architecture
Kaby Lake Zen
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 AM4
Series
CPU Architecture
Kaby Lake Zen
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 630 None
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The i5-7600K targets high end gamers, it sits just behind the flagship i7-7700K in Intel’s Kaby Lake lineup. The 7600K will likely be the most popular gaming CPU of 2017 (some competition from AMD’s upcoming Zen/Ryzen CPUs, would be very welcome). Comparing the 7600K and 6600K shows that the two processors are very closely matched and comparing the 7600K vs the hyper-threaded 7700K highlights the relative strength of the 7700K for workstation performance. There are no significant architectural differences between Kaby Lake and Skylake so, when fully overclocked, the two generations should perform similarly but Kaby Lake offers faster base clocks, improved speed shift technology which helps CPU responsiveness, and better integrated graphics[Jan '17 CPUPro]

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The Ryzen 5 1600X is the flagship processor from AMD's latest generation of Ryzen 5 processors which feature the Zen architecture. Following on from last month's release of the Ryzen 7 series, the Ryzen 5 series is positioned as a less expensive mid-performance alternative to Intel's i5 mainstream offerings. Once again, AMD excels in multi-core technology. Like the Ryzen 5 1600, the 1600X features 6 cores and 12 threads, but has roughly 11% higher clock speeds (out of the box) for a 14% premium. Like all Ryzen CPUs the 1600X is unlocked. The 1600X is the only Ryzen 5 CPU with a TDP of 95W, the 1600, 1500X and 1400 all have 50% lower power consumption of 65W. Due to its high thread count, UserBenchmarks show that at stock clocks the 1600X outperforms the i7-7700k on multi-threaded tasks by 23%, but it lags behind by 23% for single and 14% for quad-core performance. The 1600X is priced keenly at $249 so a more appropriate CPU comparison is the i5-7600k where the 1600X wins on stock multi-core by a whopping 81%. The 1600X does represent great value for workstation users that also game but its $30 cheaper sibling, the 1600 (non x version), which includes a cooler and has great overclocking potential out of the box is arguably the the value king in this segment. [Apr '17 CPUPro]

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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) November 2019 CPU Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical gamers and desktop users. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating which is geared towards gamers. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

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