Average Bench: 91% (74th of 1355)

Based on 6,391 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000A0653 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-10600 CPU @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 80%Average: 91% Great: 98%
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i5-10600 averaged just 9.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i5-10600 near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 133Pts
Avg. Memory Latency 90.9Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-10600 is just 17.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-10600 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 1,046Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 816Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,391 samples)
Min Avg Max
80.5 Memory 90.9 96.8
111 1-Core 133 143
221 2-Core 258 280
91.8% 161 Pts
Min Avg Max
396 4-Core 489 541
656 8-Core 816 882
82.5% 652 Pts
Min Avg Max
880 64-Core 1,046 1,112
70.2% 1,046 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 93
1-Core 135
2-Core 269
94% 166 Pts
4-Core 527
8-Core 842
87% 684 Pts
64-Core 1,057
71% 1,057 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.1
1-Core 133
2-Core 252
92% 160 Pts
4-Core 491
8-Core 845
84% 668 Pts
64-Core 1,054
71% 1,054 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.9
1-Core 139
2-Core 258
94% 163 Pts
4-Core 494
8-Core 842
84% 668 Pts
64-Core 1,078
72% 1,078 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.1
1-Core 138
2-Core 258
94% 163 Pts
4-Core 483
8-Core 816
82% 650 Pts
64-Core 1,031
69% 1,031 Pts
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 Prices

MSRP ≈ $230 @ launch in May '20
AmazonUS $2044 mins
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Typical Core i5-10600 Builds (Compare 19,988 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 140%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 129%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG Z490 GAMING PLUS - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $988

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-10600 Processor
Launch DateQ2'20
Processor Numberi5-10600
# of Cores6
# of Threads12
Cache12 MB Intel® Smart Cache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Clock Speed3.30 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.80 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP65 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® UHD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.20 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size128 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2666
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth41.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Turbo Boost 3.0 TechNo
Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)Yes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1200

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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