Intel Core i5-4690 vs Intel Core i5-6600K

Intel Core i5-4690
3400 MHz / Cores: 4 / May 2014
Intel Core i5-4690Intel Socket 1150
Type: Desktop

Intel Core i5-6600K
3400 MHz / Cores: 4 / Jul 2015
Intel Core i5-6600KIntel Socket 1151
Type: Desktop

Summary

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-4690

None

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-6600K

Higher theoretical single-threaded performance, based on raw specifications plus core architecture.
Higher theoretical multi-threaded performance, based on raw specifications plus core architecture.
Higher overall performance, based on specifications plus core architecture.

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 i5-4690Intel Core i5-6600K
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
AVX2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
VT-d
AES-NI
TSX
TXT
CLMUL
FMA3
F16C
BMI1
BMI2
vPro
Boost 2.0

Architecture

Intel Core i5-4690Intel Core i5-6600K
ArchitectureIntel_HaswellvsIntel_Skylake
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR3vsDDR4
CodenameHaswellvsSkylake
Release DateMay 2014vsJul 2015

Cores

Intel Core i5-4690Intel Core i5-6600K
Cores4vs4
Threads4vs4
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsIntel HD 4600vsHD Graphics 530

Cache

Intel Core i5-4690Intel 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 i5-4690Intel 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 i5-4690Intel 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 i5-4690
    4256 points
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    4485 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-4690
    15232 points
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    16100 points

Points - higher is better