IntelBX80677I57600K
IntelBX80646I54690K

4 Cores, 4 Threads @3.8GHz, Kaby Lake.
Release date: Q1 2017.

4 Cores, 4 Threads @3.5GHz, Haswell.
Release date: Q2 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 392,651 user samples
180,436 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 67% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 67% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 107th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
212,215 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 90% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 59% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 1.3 GHz (avg)
Poor: 59% Great: 90%
SPEED RANK: 176th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
83.7 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+7%
78.5 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
88.3 Pts +2% 86.7 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
124 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+13%
110 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
245 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+13%
216 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
456 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+12%
406 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
463 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+13%
411 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
96.1 Pts +0% 95.9 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
143 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+10%
130 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
285 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+10%
260 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
544 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+8%
504 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
550 Pts Slightly faster OC octa-core speed.
+9%
503 Pts
Market Share
Based on 44,981,955 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.28 % 0.31 % Higher market share.
+11%
Value
Value For Money
92.4 % +4% 89.1 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
73 % +1% 72 %
Price
Price (score)
$194 $175 Slightly cheaper.
+10%
Age
Newest
54 Months Much more recent.
+37%
86 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
91 Watts 88 Watts +3%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 4 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+36%
22 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.8 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+9%
3.5 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.2 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+8%
3.9 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
555 Pts Slightly faster OC 64-core speed.
+9%
507 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
465 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+13%
413 Pts
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 630 HD 4600
Series
CPU Architecture
Kaby Lake Haswell
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 FCLGA1150
Series
CPU Architecture
Kaby Lake Haswell
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 FCLGA1150
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 630 HD 4600
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q1'17 Q2'14
Cache
Cache
6 MB 6 MB SmartCache
Lithography
Lithography
14 nm 22 nm
Max Turbo Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
4.20 GHz 3.9 GHz
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
8 GT/s DMI3 5 GT/s DMI2
Thermal Solution Specification
Thermal Solution Specification
PCG 2015C (65W) PCG 2013D
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
64 GB 32 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V DDR3-1333/1600, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.5V
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® HD Graphics 630 Intel® HD Graphics 4600
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Base Frequency
350.00 MHz 350 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.15 GHz 1.2 GHz
Graphics Video Max Memory
Graphics Video Max Memory
64 GB 2 GB
TSX-NI
Intel® TSX-NI
Yes No

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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 Intel Core i5-4690K is the latest incremental upgrade to Intel's unlocked mid-range quad core family of processors. The 4690K replaces the 4670K. Comparing the 4690K and 4670K shows that little has changed. The two chips share identical architecture; in fact the only difference between them is a 100 MHz bump to both the base and turbo clocks. The 100 MHz bump translates to an insignificant 2.9% performance increase. In terms of outright performance the 4690K has an effective speed of 103 which thanks to its superb single and dual core performance, is 12% stronger than the average of the group leaders. Overall the 4690K brings nothing new to the table so owners of previous flagship i5's will gain little by upgrading but as a new purchase the 4690K is a strong contender for both power users and high end gamers. [Jul '14 CPUPro]

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