IntelBX80684I58600K
AMDYD260XBCAFBOX

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

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.6GHz, Zen+.
Release date: Q2 2018.

CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
280 EFps Much Better CSGO EFps.
+42%
197 EFps
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
110 EFps Better GTAV EFps.
+13%
97 EFps
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
138 EFps +3% 134 EFps
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
135 EFps Better PUBG EFps.
+16%
116 EFps
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
133 EFps Better Fortnite EFps.
+19%
112 EFps
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 542,839 user samples
224,293 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 102% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 82% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 82% Great: 102%
SPEED RANK: 50th / 1315
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
318,546 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 86% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 69% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 69% Great: 86%
SPEED RANK: 160th / 1315
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
92 % Faster effective speed.
+16%
79.2 %
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13 % FarC5 32%, BFV 16%, Witcher3 4%, Civ6 20%, ACO 1%, MetroEx 14%, Sekiro 35%, Wolf2 15% SotTR 0%, Rage2 2%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
91.7 Pts Lower memory latency.
+15%
79.5 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
129 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+13%
114 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
256 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+15%
223 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
500 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+18%
424 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
711 Pts +1% 706 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
96.7 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+10%
87.9 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
150 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+22%
123 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
297 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+23%
242 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
588 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+24%
476 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
848 Pts Slightly faster OC octa-core speed.
+8%
787 Pts
Market Share
Based on 46,558,558 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.38 % 0.7 % Hugely higher market share.
+84%
Value
Value For Money
96.4 % Better value.
+11%
86.7 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
77 % 85 % More popular.
+10%
Price
Price (score)
$235 $200 Cheaper.
+15%
Age
Newest
47 Months 41 Months More recent.
+13%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts 95 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores 6 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
6 threads 12 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 12 nm Newer manufacturing.
+14%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.3 GHz +2% 4.2 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
847 Pts 1009 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+19%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
719 Pts 930 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+29%
Series
CPU Architecture
Coffee Lake Zen+
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
UHD 630 None
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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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The 6 core, 12 thread Ryzen 5 2600X is one of four new AMD second generation of high-end desktop Ryzen processors (codenamed Pinnacle Ridge) renowned for excellent value multi-core performance. The 2600X is set to replace the also 6 core, 12 thread 1600X as AMD’s new mid-range Ryzen 5 flagship. The latest generation of CPUs features a matured Zen+ chip architecture with 12nm lithography, increased clock speeds and Precision Boost 2 technology designed to leverage more CPU power than per the first generation. The 2600X appears to have stock base / boost clock speeds of 3.6 / 4.2 GHz. This is only marginally faster than the 1600X’s 3.6 / 4.0 GHz. Modest effective speed improvements are expected, although further benchmarks are necessary to draw firm conclusions. The 2600X ships with a Wraith Spire cooler and is priced reasonably at an expected $250. However, for most use cases, the new lower clocked Ryzen 5 2600 at $200 represents better value for money. Pinnacle Ridge processors are designed to work with the new 400 series motherboards, which allow for greater overclocking head room, and they are also backwards compatible with the 300 series motherboard following a bios update. Even though the 2600X is plausible for multimedia production streamers should look elsewhere. Streaming with dedicated hardware such as NVENC or a separate stream PC will nearly always result in fewer dropped frames. [Apr '18 CPUPro]

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