Average Bench: 94.4% (22nd of 1265)

Based on 1,007 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000A0653 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-10600 CPU @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 88%Average: 94.4% Great: 99%
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i5-10600 averaged just 5.5% 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 137Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 269Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-10600 is just 11.5%. 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 1,067Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 842Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,007 samples)
Min Avg Max
86 Memory 92.8 97.1
124 1-Core 137 146
242 2-Core 269 288
94.8% 166 Pts
Min Avg Max
457 4-Core 517 559
759 8-Core 842 908
86.2% 680 Pts
Min Avg Max
948 64-Core 1,067 1,116
71.6% 1,067 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 95.3
1-Core 139
2-Core 276
97% 170 Pts
4-Core 535
8-Core 902
91% 718 Pts
64-Core 1,107
74% 1,107 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 98.4
1-Core 135
2-Core 271
96% 168 Pts
4-Core 517
8-Core 838
86% 678 Pts
64-Core 1,099
74% 1,099 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.8
1-Core 139
2-Core 273
96% 169 Pts
4-Core 540
8-Core 876
90% 708 Pts
64-Core 1,098
74% 1,098 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.6
1-Core 138
2-Core 272
96% 168 Pts
4-Core 522
8-Core 848
87% 685 Pts
64-Core 1,078
72% 1,078 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,600,508 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-10600 Builds (Compare 1,323 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 100%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z490-P

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $825

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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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