Average Bench: 93.8% (25th of 1276)

Based on 2,452 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000A0653 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-10600 CPU @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 86%Average: 93.8% Great: 99%
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i5-10600 averaged just 6.1% 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 136Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 267Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-10600 is just 13.4%. 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 1,069Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 841Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,452 samples)
Min Avg Max
85.1 Memory 92.3 97.1
123 1-Core 136 146
238 2-Core 267 288
94.3% 165 Pts
Min Avg Max
446 4-Core 512 554
759 8-Core 841 906
85.7% 677 Pts
Min Avg Max
957 64-Core 1,069 1,114
71.7% 1,069 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 96
1-Core 136
2-Core 286
98% 173 Pts
4-Core 556
8-Core 882
92% 719 Pts
64-Core 1106
74% 1106 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 96.5
1-Core 147
2-Core 288
100% 177 Pts
4-Core 526
8-Core 899
90% 713 Pts
64-Core 1,111
75% 1,111 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.8
1-Core 123
2-Core 282
94% 166 Pts
4-Core 515
8-Core 874
88% 695 Pts
64-Core 1102
74% 1102 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,531,274 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-10600 Builds (Compare 4,456 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 104%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z490-P - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $985

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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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