Intel Core i5-4670K vs Intel Core i5-6600K

Intel Core i5-4670K
Intel Socket 1150 DESKTOP
3400 MHz / Cores: 4 / Jun 2013
Intel Core i5-4670K

Intel Core i5-6600K
Intel Socket 1151 DESKTOP
3500 MHz / Cores: 4 / Jul 2015
Intel Core i5-6600K

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i5-4670K
    100%
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    116%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Core i5-4670K
    100%
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    117%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i5-4670K
    100%
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    115%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-4670K

None

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-6600K

17% higher single threaded performance.
15% higher multi threaded performance.
This is a newer product, it might have better application compatibility/performance (check features chart below).
Around 16% higher average synthetic performance.

Intel Core i5-6600K

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Core i5-6600K

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared


Specifications

Features

Intel Core i5-4670K Intel Core i5-6600K
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
AVX2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
AES-NI
CLMUL
FMA3
F16C
BMI1
BMI2
Boost 2.0

Architecture

Intel Core i5-4670K Intel Core i5-6600K
Architecture Intel_Haswell vs Intel_Skylake
Market Desktop vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR3 vs DDR4
Codename Haswell vs Skylake
Release Date Jun 2013 vs Jul 2015

Cores

Intel Core i5-4670K Intel Core i5-6600K
Cores 4 vs 4
Threads 4 vs 4
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics Intel HD 4600 vs HD Graphics 530

Cache

Intel Core i5-4670K Intel Core i5-6600K
L1 Cache 64 KB (per core) vs 64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache 256 KB (per core) vs 256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache 6144 KB (shared) vs 6144 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i5-4670K Intel Core i5-6600K
Socket Intel Socket 1150 vs Intel Socket 1151
Max Case Temp 72°C vs 72°C
Package FC-LGA12C vs FC-LGA12C
Die Size 177 mm² vs 0 mm²
Process 22 nm vs 14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i5-4670K Intel Core i5-6600K
Cpu Frequency 3400 MHz vs 3500 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed 3800 MHz vs 3900 MHz
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage unknown vs unknown
TDP 84 W vs 95 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-4670K
    4256 points
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    4485 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-4670K
    15232 points
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    16100 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

GeekBench 3 (32-bit Multi Core)

  • Intel Core i5-4670K
    11582
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    13321

points - higher is better

GeekBench 3 (64-bit Single Core)

  • Intel Core i5-4670K
    3977
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    4677

points - higher is better

GeekBench 3 (64-bit Multi Core)

  • Intel Core i5-4670K
    12840
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    15019

points - higher is better

GeekBench 3 (32-bit Single Core)

  • Intel Core i5-4670K
    3618
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    4217

points - higher is better