Average Bench: 75.8% (306th of 1452)

more Based on 195,006 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000906E9, , 0F8BFBFF000906E9, 0000000000000000, 0FABFBFF000906E9 Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7600K CPU @ 3.80GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7600K CPU @ 4.20GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7600K CPU @ 4.40GHz

The i5-7600K targets high end gamers, it sits just behind the flagship i7-7700K in Intel’s Kaby Lake lineup. The 7600K will likely be the most popular gaming CPU of 2017 (some competition from AMD’s upcoming Zen/Ryzen CPUs, would be very welcome). Comparing the 7600K and 6600K shows that the two processors are very closely matched and comparing the 7600K vs the hyper-threaded 7700K highlights the relative strength of the 7700K for workstation performance. There are no significant architectural differences between Kaby Lake and Skylake so, when fully overclocked, the two generations should perform similarly but Kaby Lake offers faster base clocks, improved speed shift technology which helps CPU responsiveness, and better integrated graphics[Jan '17 CPUPro]

Poor: 59%Average: 75.8% Great: 89%
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i5-7600K averaged 24.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i5-7600K near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 85.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 120Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-7600K is 29.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-7600K performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Speed 407Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 403Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 195,006 samples)
Min Avg Max
65.4 Memory 85.4 95.8
86.9 1-Core 120 144
168 2-Core 237 286
82.5% 147 Pts
Min Avg Max
250 4-Core 379 490
281 8-Core 403 504
51.7% 391 Pts
Min Avg Max
285 64-Core 407 510
25.2% 407 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 87
1-Core 130
2-Core 261
88% 160 Pts
4-Core 512
8-Core 509
68% 511 Pts
64-Core 511
32% 511 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.7
1-Core 125
2-Core 244
85% 152 Pts
4-Core 471
8-Core 473
63% 472 Pts
64-Core 466
29% 466 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.1
1-Core 116
2-Core 231
82% 145 Pts
4-Core 420
8-Core 426
56% 423 Pts
64-Core 431
27% 431 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.5
1-Core 105
2-Core 162
68% 115 Pts
4-Core 234
8-Core 279
33% 256 Pts
64-Core 289
18% 289 Pts
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Typical Core i5-7600K Builds (Compare 8,465 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-7600K Processor (6M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ1'17
Processor Numberi5-7600K
# 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$242.00 - $243.00
Clock Speed3.80 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.20 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP91 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 TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No

Package

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

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes

 Comments

7th generation Kaby Lake processor...

Added 7 years ago.

Good

7 months ago.

Ez 100% cpu not worth it. Better off with a i7 9700K


Poor

2 months ago.


Excellent

10 months ago.

Info  www.userbenchmark.com/...

Still think more Ghz will gave ya more throughput? 100% without touching 4.8Ghz, that's what make ya legend!


Excellent

7 months ago.

Cool % Fast CPU. Easy clock whit air cooler.


Excellent

21 months ago.

i have this cpu and ofc i looking best perfomanc for gaming and price. you can't miss 7600k is beast!


Excellent

7 years ago.


Poor

3 years ago.

dont need any reason just play with it )


Excellent

3 years ago.

Runs @4.9 Ghz easily with a decent air cooler


Poor

4 years ago.

Perfect CPU for Gaming-only purpose


Terrible

6 years ago.

Sería como un sueño hecho realidad equisde. Menorquetres


Terrible

6 years ago.

it low for 4k


Excellent

5 years ago.

For the money the 4k gaming works well


Average

4 years ago.

(O__O)


Excellent

4 years ago.

Overclocked at 4.6Ghz is very nice


Excellent

7 years ago.

The 250$ Contender from Intel, better suited for Gaming


Excellent

6 years ago.

Brings "power to the people" at an affordable price while not dropping much in the way of performance to the 7700K.


Excellent

6 years ago.

An absolutely phenomenal overclocker!


Outstanding

7 years ago.

Perfect for me!


Excellent

6 years ago.

Single and Quadcore performance of a 7700k for 100$ less, the best gaming focused processor


Excellent

6 years ago.

I own one myself, and the overclockability as well as the overall speed is very good, especially for this price.


Good

5 years ago.

Built my PC around it before I got into the used hardware market and it holds up very well. Unlocked, but I have to say, it's a bit expensive.


Excellent

4 years ago.

Can get to 5.2 ghz stable easily, and can get to 5.3 ghz and run some benches. Mind you this is with only a hyper 212 evo...! This thing is a quad thread BEAST!


Very good

6 years ago.

Currently @5.0gHz stable over days at 1.375 volts. 70c at full load with 212 evo. Picked up from Micro Center for $199. Recommended!

Deal  www.microcenter.com/...

In case someone else is interested.


Excellent

6 years ago.

Is part of my current build and works fine


Excellent

4 years ago.

this cpu is perfect for all case, game or work


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