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

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

Intel Core i5-6600K
Intel Socket 1151DESKTOP
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 i5-4670KIntel 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 i5-4670KIntel Core i5-6600K
ArchitectureIntel_HaswellvsIntel_Skylake
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR3vsDDR4
CodenameHaswellvsSkylake
Release DateJun 2013vsJul 2015

Cores

Intel Core i5-4670KIntel Core i5-6600K
Cores4vs4
Threads4vs4
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsIntel HD 4600vsHD Graphics 530

Cache

Intel Core i5-4670KIntel Core i5-6600K
L1 Cache64 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache256 KB (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache6144 KB (shared)vs6144 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i5-4670KIntel Core i5-6600K
SocketIntel Socket 1150vsIntel Socket 1151
Max Case Temp72°Cvs72°C
PackageFC-LGA12CvsFC-LGA12C
Die Size177 mm²vs0 mm²
Process22 nmvs14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i5-4670KIntel Core i5-6600K
Cpu Frequency3400 MHzvs3500 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed3800 MHzvs3900 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP84 Wvs95 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