Average Bench: 88.3% (62nd of 1316)

Based on 14,602 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8600 CPU @ 3.10GHz
Poor: 77%Average: 88.3% Great: 94%
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i5-8600 averaged just 11.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i5-8600 near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 89.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 123Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-8600 is just 17.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-8600 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 673Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 667Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,602 samples)
Min Avg Max
80.7 Memory 89.4 95.1
101 1-Core 123 131
195 2-Core 243 259
87.3% 152 Pts
Min Avg Max
371 4-Core 473 508
505 8-Core 667 740
73.9% 570 Pts
Min Avg Max
519 64-Core 673 742
45.2% 673 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 97.3
1-Core 130
2-Core 256
93% 161 Pts
4-Core 508
8-Core 745
81% 626 Pts
64-Core 748
50% 748 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.2
1-Core 130
2-Core 261
92% 161 Pts
4-Core 512
8-Core 730
80% 621 Pts
64-Core 740
50% 740 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.6
1-Core 130
2-Core 256
92% 160 Pts
4-Core 498
8-Core 722
79% 610 Pts
64-Core 727
49% 727 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 95.5
1-Core 122
2-Core 243
89% 154 Pts
4-Core 477
8-Core 692
76% 584 Pts
64-Core 682
46% 682 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.9
1-Core 128
2-Core 250
89% 155 Pts
4-Core 495
8-Core 719
78% 607 Pts
64-Core 723
48% 723 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.4
1-Core 121
2-Core 241
87% 151 Pts
4-Core 470
8-Core 675
74% 573 Pts
64-Core 677
45% 677 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.4
1-Core 127
2-Core 228
86% 147 Pts
4-Core 488
8-Core 623
73% 556 Pts
64-Core 681
46% 681 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 82
1-Core 124
2-Core 243
85% 150 Pts
4-Core 452
8-Core 602
69% 527 Pts
64-Core 633
42% 633 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.3
1-Core 121
2-Core 240
84% 148 Pts
4-Core 457
8-Core 504
65% 480 Pts
64-Core 615
41% 615 Pts
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Typical Core i5-8600 Builds (Compare 20,062 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $899

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-8600 Processor (9M Cache, up to 4.30 GHz)
Code NameCoffee Lake
Launch DateQ2'18
Processor Numberi5-8600
# of Cores6
# of Threads6
Cache9 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$213.00 - $224.00
Clock Speed3.10 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.30 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP65 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® UHD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350 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 TypesDDR4-2666
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth41.6 GB/s
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
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
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

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Excellent

5 months ago.

Comment 

Лучший проц частота 4100 мгц , думаю прекрасное приобретение с тандеме с gtx 1080 —Apr '18


Good

11 months ago.

In comparison to the i7 6700, the i5 8600 is cheaper, newer, and it has better performance.


Poor

2 years ago.

Waow, I had a m5 6Y54 before this monster, and when I launched windows first time, I had a mind blown! if you can have it for 200 euros, run faster than Sonic!


Poor

1 month ago.

Maybe the best i5 on the market. The bang for buck is unrivaled.


Excellent

2 years ago.

Holy ...this is a monster of a cpu!


Excellent

2 years ago.

Incredible performance for the $. Hard to justify going to an i7.


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