Average Bench: 85.1% (46th of 1206)

Based on 8,202 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8600 CPU @ 3.10GHz
Poor: 71%Average: 85.1% Great: 91%
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i5-8600 averaged just 14.9% 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 124Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 246Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-8600 is just 19.3%. 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 688Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 678Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,202 samples)
Min Avg Max
107 1-Core 124 132
206 2-Core 246 261
87.2% 185 Pts
Min Avg Max
381 4-Core 480 515
495 8-Core 678 748
75.1% 579 Pts
Min Avg Max
543 64-Core 688 752
46.1% 688 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 131
2-Core 250
90% 191 Pts
4-Core 494
8-Core 743
79% 618 Pts
64-Core 737
50% 737 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% 190 Pts
4-Core 496
8-Core 727
79% 611 Pts
64-Core 724
49% 724 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 127
2-Core 255
90% 191 Pts
4-Core 488
8-Core 718
78% 603 Pts
64-Core 728
49% 728 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 125
2-Core 249
88% 187 Pts
4-Core 480
8-Core 679
75% 580 Pts
64-Core 700
47% 700 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 124
2-Core 245
87% 185 Pts
4-Core 469
8-Core 684
74% 576 Pts
64-Core 624
42% 624 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 124
2-Core 227
84% 176 Pts
4-Core 410
8-Core 483
60% 446 Pts
64-Core 441
30% 441 Pts
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Typical Core i5-8600 Builds (Compare 28,904 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 56%
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Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $701

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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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18 days ago.

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


Excellent

5 months ago.

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


Poor

10 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

11 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

7 months ago.

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


Excellent

14 months ago.

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


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