Average Bench: 78.2% (180th of 1316)

Based on 36,245 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7600 CPU @ 3.50GHz
Poor: 63%Average: 78.2% Great: 86%
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i5-7600 averaged 21.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i5-7600 near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 84.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 115Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-7600 is 23.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-7600 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 423Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 421Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 36,245 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.5 Memory 84.5 93.4
96.3 1-Core 115 126
186 2-Core 227 246
82% 142 Pts
Min Avg Max
286 4-Core 415 470
297 8-Core 421 472
57% 418 Pts
Min Avg Max
298 64-Core 423 475
28.4% 423 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.8
1-Core 108
2-Core 242
85% 148 Pts
4-Core 468
8-Core 463
64% 465 Pts
64-Core 475
32% 475 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 88
1-Core 126
2-Core 244
88% 153 Pts
4-Core 473
8-Core 467
64% 470 Pts
64-Core 481
32% 481 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 81
1-Core 119
2-Core 235
83% 145 Pts
4-Core 442
8-Core 456
61% 449 Pts
64-Core 456
31% 456 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 82
1-Core 118
2-Core 236
83% 145 Pts
4-Core 332
8-Core 379
48% 355 Pts
64-Core 406
27% 406 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.9
1-Core 102
2-Core 197
73% 125 Pts
4-Core 304
8-Core 291
41% 297 Pts
64-Core 276
18% 276 Pts
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 Prices

MSRP ≈ $220 @ launch in Jan '17
BHPhotoUS $2302 years
AmazonUS $3241 month
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Typical Core i5-7600 Builds (Compare 6,111 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250M-A - $74

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $559

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-7600 Processor (6M Cache, up to 4.10 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ1'17
Processor Numberi5-7600
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache6 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$213.00 - $224.00
Clock Speed3.50 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.10 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP65 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350.00 MHz
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.15 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Memory Channels2
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)Yes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1151

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

 Comments

Kaby Lake 7th generation Kaby Lake Core i5 processor...

Added 4 years ago.

Poor

13 months ago.

It is only 1% better than a i7-7700.


Poor

5 months ago.

Perfect gaming cpu for budget builds :D


Excellent

2 months ago.

Very good cpu.. single core performance is amazing but multicore performance is worse than ryzen 1600x


Good

18 months ago.

5* Because I have this Processor. I recomend this procesor for all


Good

1 month ago.

Powerfull and quite cheap and Mine Work superbly at the moment


Poor

12 months ago.

I would exhcange your money for the i7 7700k


Poor

15 months ago.

Had it for 3 yeas, Not even needed to change the paste yet. 100% working.


Terrible

3 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Terrible

3 years ago.

low thread


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