Average Bench: 72% (366th of 1452)

Based on 39,689 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7600 CPU @ 3.50GHz
Poor: 54%Average: 72% Great: 82%
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Good average bench

The Intel Core i5-7600 averaged 27.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 82.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 111Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-7600 is 28.5%. 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 Speed 378Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 374Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 39,689 samples)
Min Avg Max
64.2 Memory 82.4 93.4
83.7 1-Core 111 122
151 2-Core 217 243
77.1% 137 Pts
Min Avg Max
224 4-Core 354 440
254 8-Core 374 451
48.2% 364 Pts
Min Avg Max
257 64-Core 378 454
23.4% 378 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.9
1-Core 122
2-Core 240
82% 148 Pts
4-Core 441
8-Core 459
60% 450 Pts
64-Core 461
28% 461 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.4
1-Core 103
2-Core 205
77% 133 Pts
4-Core 390
8-Core 388
52% 389 Pts
64-Core 387
24% 387 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.4
1-Core 114
2-Core 216
78% 137 Pts
4-Core 433
8-Core 439
58% 436 Pts
64-Core 435
27% 435 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.7
1-Core 119
2-Core 236
80% 144 Pts
4-Core 448
8-Core 451
60% 450 Pts
64-Core 454
28% 454 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.8
1-Core 98.8
2-Core 198
70% 125 Pts
4-Core 352
8-Core 370
48% 361 Pts
64-Core 364
23% 364 Pts
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MSRP ≈ $220 @ launch in Jan '17
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Typical Core i5-7600 Builds (Compare 4,583 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B250M-A - $74

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $307

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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 7 years ago.

Good

2 years ago.

Perfect gaming cpu for budget builds :D


Poor

17 months ago.

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


Excellent

9 months ago.

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


Good

2 years ago.

Powerfull and quite cheap and Mine Work superbly at the moment


Poor

3 years ago.

I would exhcange your money for the i7 7700k


Excellent

18 months ago.

Works quite well, sadly can be a bit lacking nowadays, but still competes with cpus three generations ahead!


Poor

4 years ago.

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


Terrible

6 years ago.

low thread


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