Average Bench: 124% (11th of 1426)

Based on 384 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000B0671 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-14600K

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Core i5-14600K averaged 23.7% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i5-14600K near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. Quad Core Speed 880Pts
Avg. Multi Core Speed 2,516Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-14600K is just 10.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-14600K performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Memory Latency 82.8Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 1,501Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 384 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.3 Memory 82.8 92.2
217 1-Core 221 224
433 2-Core 442 448
128% 248 Pts
Min Avg Max
850 4-Core 880 897
1,393 8-Core 1,501 1,582
144% 1,191 Pts
Min Avg Max
2,339 64-Core 2,516 2,628
156% 2,516 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.2
1-Core 220
2-Core 443
129% 250 Pts
4-Core 885
8-Core 1,465
143% 1,175 Pts
64-Core 2443
151% 2443 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.8
1-Core 223
2-Core 446
127% 249 Pts
4-Core 889
8-Core 1,554
148% 1,221 Pts
64-Core 2,547
158% 2,547 Pts
LGA1700, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 84
1-Core 221
2-Core 440
128% 248 Pts
4-Core 807
8-Core 1,308
130% 1,057 Pts
64-Core 2,578
160% 2,578 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.3
1-Core 222
2-Core 443
123% 244 Pts
4-Core 860
8-Core 1,486
142% 1,173 Pts
64-Core 2,298
142% 2,298 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 66,188,889 CPUs tested


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Gaming 436%
Desktop 121%
Workstation 480%

Motherboard: MSI MAG Z790 TOMAHAWK WIFI (MS-7D91)

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Amazing for the price. There's no point going the AMD route nowadays as Intel offers more compatibility (DDR4) and much better price to performance. Not sure why anyone would spend more for a worse processor.—Nov '23


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I´ve been using it and it works awesome and its not that hot—Oct '23

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