Average Bench: 88.1% (44th of 1276)

Based on 12,572 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8600 CPU @ 3.10GHz
Poor: 73%Average: 88.1% 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 11.9% 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. Memory Latency 89.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 123Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-8600 is 21.1%. 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 666Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,572 samples)
Min Avg Max
78.5 Memory 89.2 95.6
99.2 1-Core 123 131
193 2-Core 243 260
87.2% 152 Pts
Min Avg Max
357 4-Core 471 512
495 8-Core 666 744
73.7% 568 Pts
Min Avg Max
517 64-Core 673 749
45.2% 673 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 90
1-Core 123
2-Core 253
89% 155 Pts
4-Core 493
8-Core 689
77% 591 Pts
64-Core 695
47% 695 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.3
1-Core 124
2-Core 243
87% 152 Pts
4-Core 475
8-Core 620
72% 547 Pts
64-Core 697
47% 697 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.9
1-Core 129
2-Core 256
88% 156 Pts
4-Core 501
8-Core 675
77% 588 Pts
64-Core 733
49% 733 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.2
1-Core 120
2-Core 236
85% 148 Pts
4-Core 454
8-Core 638
71% 546 Pts
64-Core 655
44% 655 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.8
1-Core 108
2-Core 215
81% 138 Pts
4-Core 323
8-Core 419
49% 371 Pts
64-Core 633
42% 633 Pts
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Typical Core i5-8600 Builds (Compare 15,718 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) - $118

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $765

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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 days ago.

Comment 

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


Good

6 months ago.

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


Poor

23 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

2 days ago.

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


Excellent

21 months 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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