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

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

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

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 i5-4690 Intel 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 i5-4690 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 May 2014 vs Jul 2015

Cores

Intel Core i5-4690 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 i5-4690 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 i5-4690 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 i5-4690 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 i5-4690
    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