Average Bench: 84% (38th of 1182)

Based on 6,366 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8600 CPU @ 3.10GHz
Poor: 66%Average: 84% Great: 90%
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i5-8600 averaged just 15.9% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 125Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 246Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-8600 is 24.3%. 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 691Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 680Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,366 samples)
Min Avg Max
109 1-Core 125 132
206 2-Core 246 261
87.3% 185 Pts
Min Avg Max
372 4-Core 479 513
504 8-Core 680 753
75.2% 580 Pts
Min Avg Max
547 64-Core 691 754
46.3% 691 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
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)
1-Core 128
2-Core 255
90% 192 Pts
4-Core 506
8-Core 748
81% 627 Pts
64-Core 770
52% 770 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 128
2-Core 252
89% 190 Pts
4-Core 494
8-Core 716
78% 605 Pts
64-Core 615
41% 615 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 127
2-Core 250
89% 189 Pts
4-Core 486
8-Core 710
77% 598 Pts
64-Core 695
47% 695 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 113
2-Core 254
85% 184 Pts
4-Core 488
8-Core 724
78% 606 Pts
64-Core 724
49% 724 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 125
2-Core 248
88% 186 Pts
4-Core 474
8-Core 583
70% 528 Pts
64-Core 622
42% 622 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 122
2-Core 235
84% 178 Pts
4-Core 458
8-Core 570
68% 514 Pts
64-Core 537
36% 537 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 122
2-Core 242
86% 182 Pts
4-Core 417
8-Core 554
64% 486 Pts
64-Core 589
40% 589 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 112
2-Core 222
79% 167 Pts
4-Core 372
8-Core 458
55% 415 Pts
64-Core 444
30% 444 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 1.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 69.3
2-Core 120
46% 94.9 Pts
4-Core 220
8-Core 260
32% 240 Pts
64-Core 270
18% 270 Pts
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Typical Core i5-8600 Builds (Compare 25,631 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $107

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $739

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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


Excellent

2 months ago.

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


Poor

7 months 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!


Excellent

8 months ago.

Very happy, runs fast. No reason to buy the 8th gen i7 over this as this is more powerful than 7th gen i7s. Just could do with hyperthreading.


Excellent

4 months ago.

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


Excellent

11 months ago.

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


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