Average Bench: 78.5% (179th of 1323)

Based on 37,800 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7600 CPU @ 3.50GHz
Poor: 62%Average: 78.5% Great: 87%
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i5-7600 averaged 21.4% 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 84.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 115Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-7600 is 25%. 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 427Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 425Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 37,800 samples)
Min Avg Max
69.8 Memory 84.8 93.6
88.7 1-Core 115 126
171 2-Core 226 247
81.8% 142 Pts
Min Avg Max
274 4-Core 417 472
314 8-Core 425 472
57.4% 421 Pts
Min Avg Max
324 64-Core 427 475
28.7% 427 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 90
1-Core 125
2-Core 245
88% 153 Pts
4-Core 472
8-Core 477
65% 474 Pts
64-Core 470
32% 470 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.8
1-Core 111
2-Core 215
82% 140 Pts
4-Core 436
8-Core 398
58% 417 Pts
64-Core 448
30% 448 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.3
1-Core 117
2-Core 230
84% 145 Pts
4-Core 441
8-Core 446
60% 443 Pts
64-Core 439
30% 439 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.4
1-Core 121
2-Core 240
83% 147 Pts
4-Core 450
8-Core 456
62% 453 Pts
64-Core 457
31% 457 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.8
1-Core 118
2-Core 237
83% 146 Pts
4-Core 308
8-Core 421
48% 365 Pts
64-Core 422
28% 422 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 48,528,079 CPUs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $220 @ launch in Jan '17
BHPhotoUS $2302 years
AmazonUS $3245 months
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Typical Core i5-7600 Builds (Compare 6,923 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: 58% - Above average Total price: $548

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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

18 months ago.

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


Good

12 days ago.

Perfect gaming cpu for budget builds :D


Excellent

6 months ago.

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


Good

23 months ago.

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


Good

5 months ago.

Powerfull and quite cheap and Mine Work superbly at the moment


Poor

16 months ago.

I would exhcange your money for the i7 7700k


Poor

19 months ago.

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


Terrible

4 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Terrible

4 years ago.

low thread


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