IntelBX80684I58600K
IntelBX8070110600K

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

6 Cores, 12 Threads @4.1GHz, Comet Lake.
Release date: Q2 2020.

CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
280 EFps 284 EFps +1%
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
110 EFps +4% 106 EFps
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
138 EFps 139 EFps +1%
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
135 EFps 139 EFps +3%
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
133 EFps 139 EFps +5%
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 289,188 user samples
249,943 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 102% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 81% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 81% Great: 102%
SPEED RANK: 51st / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
39,245 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 103% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 88% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 1.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 88% Great: 103%
SPEED RANK: 34th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
91.6 % 95.8 % +5%
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Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
91.2 Pts 92.2 Pts +1%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
129 Pts 142 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+10%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
256 Pts 278 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+9%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
499 Pts 534 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+7%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
708 Pts 877 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+24%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
96.6 Pts 97 Pts +0%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
151 Pts 152 Pts +1%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
298 Pts 303 Pts +2%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
589 Pts 596 Pts +1%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
845 Pts 966 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+14%
Market Share
Based on 45,036,120 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.43 % 0.46 % Slightly higher market share.
+7%
Value
Value For Money
96 % 103 % Slightly better value.
+7%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
77 % 93 % More popular.
+21%
Price
Price (score)
$235 $215 Slightly cheaper.
+9%
Age
Newest
45 Months 14 Months Much more recent.
+69%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts More energy efficient.
+24%
125 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 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 4.1 GHz Faster base frequency.
+14%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.3 GHz 4.8 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+12%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
849 Pts 1214 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+43%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
715 Pts 1114 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+56%
Series
CPU Architecture
Coffee Lake Comet Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 FCLGA1200
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
UHD 630 UHD 630
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q4'17 Q2'20
Cache
Cache
9 MB 12 MB Intel® Smart Cache
Instruction Set Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2, AVX2 Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Max Turbo Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
4.30 GHz 4.80 GHz
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
8 GT/s DMI3 8 GT/s
Thermal Solution Specification
Thermal Solution Specification
PCG 2015C (130W) PCG 2015D
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
64 GB 128 GB
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.15 GHz 1.20 GHz
Turbo Boost Tech
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology ‡
2.0 2
Hyper-Threading Tech
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology ‡
No Yes
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
3.0 3
PCI Express Configurations
PCI Express Configurations ‡
Up to 1x16 or 2x8 or 1x8+2x4 Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4

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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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Intel’s tenth gen, six-core i5-10600K is one of the fastest consumer CPUs currently available. Out of the box, its maximum all core frequency is 4.5 GHz, but a simple overclock allows all 12 threads to hit 5.0 GHz. Although a new Z490 (LGA1200) motherboard is required, Intel have indicated that LGA1200 will remain compatible with Rocket Lake CPUs which are due later this year. The eight-core Ryzen 3700X currently competes in the 10600K’s price bracket. CPU based encoding is akin to using hair clippers on a lawn but If dedicated hardware such as NVENC or QuickSync is not an option, the 3700X can outperform the 10600K in encoding workloads such as UserBenchmark 64-core, Cinebench, Blender-CPU and Handbrake-CPU. Meanwhile, the 10600K is better for almost everything else. Currently, the real problem with the 10600K, and much of the Comet Lake line up, is availability. Whilst there was a paper launch in Q2 2020, at the time of writing, the 10600K is still largely unavailable for purchase. In order to achieve better value for money, without compromising on gaming performance, it is necessary to consider the older generation 9600K which is 26% cheaper and offers similar gaming performance. [Jun '20 CPUPro]

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