Average Bench: 85.6% (46th of 1206)

Based on 8,911 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8600 CPU @ 3.10GHz
Poor: 76%Average: 85.6% Great: 90%
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i5-8600 averaged just 14.4% 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 247Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-8600 is just 14.5%. 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 694Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 687Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,911 samples)
Min Avg Max
111 1-Core 125 132
220 2-Core 247 261
87.8% 186 Pts
Min Avg Max
410 4-Core 482 513
536 8-Core 687 747
75.6% 584 Pts
Min Avg Max
580 64-Core 694 752
46.6% 694 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 128
2-Core 262
91% 195 Pts
4-Core 517
8-Core 734
81% 625 Pts
64-Core 746
50% 746 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 129
2-Core 254
90% 192 Pts
4-Core 508
8-Core 733
80% 620 Pts
64-Core 734
49% 734 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 130
2-Core 254
91% 192 Pts
4-Core 495
8-Core 731
79% 613 Pts
64-Core 732
49% 732 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 130
2-Core 241
88% 185 Pts
4-Core 492
8-Core 737
79% 615 Pts
64-Core 725
49% 725 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 127
2-Core 252
89% 189 Pts
4-Core 489
8-Core 700
77% 595 Pts
64-Core 694
47% 694 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 126
2-Core 248
88% 187 Pts
4-Core 482
8-Core 650
74% 566 Pts
64-Core 604
41% 604 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 120
2-Core 239
85% 180 Pts
4-Core 462
8-Core 667
73% 565 Pts
64-Core 690
46% 690 Pts
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Typical Core i5-8600 Builds (Compare 30,671 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 57%
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Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $105

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $774

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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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16 days ago.

They are so slow at my work PCs with 16gb ram...it's not doing any 3D and just opening a couple programs that use less than a Gb of ram. Going to have my IT team move to AMD. F Intel!


Liked

2 months ago.

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


Excellent

7 months ago.

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


Poor

11 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!


Good

7 days ago.

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


Excellent

9 months ago.

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


Excellent

16 months ago.

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


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