Average Bench: 89.2% (42nd of 1255)

Based on 11,074 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8600 CPU @ 3.10GHz
Poor: 75%Average: 89.2% Great: 95%
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i5-8600 averaged just 10.8% 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 90.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 124Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-8600 is just 19.4%. 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 682Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 674Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,074 samples)
Min Avg Max
80.7 Memory 90.6 96.5
107 1-Core 124 131
207 2-Core 245 260
88% 153 Pts
Min Avg Max
372 4-Core 476 510
504 8-Core 674 744
74.6% 575 Pts
Min Avg Max
525 64-Core 682 747
45.8% 682 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 95.1
1-Core 132
2-Core 260
93% 162 Pts
4-Core 511
8-Core 765
82% 638 Pts
64-Core 760
51% 760 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.6
1-Core 130
2-Core 256
92% 160 Pts
4-Core 499
8-Core 726
79% 612 Pts
64-Core 737
50% 737 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 96.2
1-Core 125
2-Core 251
91% 157 Pts
4-Core 477
8-Core 705
76% 591 Pts
64-Core 729
49% 729 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.3
1-Core 118
2-Core 231
86% 147 Pts
4-Core 436
8-Core 627
69% 531 Pts
64-Core 662
44% 662 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.7
1-Core 121
2-Core 241
86% 150 Pts
4-Core 453
8-Core 575
68% 514 Pts
64-Core 697
47% 697 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.1
1-Core 119
2-Core 240
85% 149 Pts
4-Core 321
8-Core 620
58% 471 Pts
64-Core 644
43% 644 Pts
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Typical Core i5-8600 Builds (Compare 37,518 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $118

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $776

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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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29 days ago.

FAST PROCESSOR, AN UPGRADE FROM LAST GENERATION'S i7. IF YOU NEED SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE, GO WITH THE i5-8600.


Liked

7 months ago.

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


Excellent

12 months ago.

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


Poor

17 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

5 months ago.

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


Excellent

14 months ago.

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


Excellent

21 months ago.

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


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