Intel Core i5-7500 vs Intel Core i5-6600K

Intel Core i5-7500
3400 MHz / Cores: 4 / Sep 2016
Intel Core i5-7500 Intel Socket 1151
Type: Desktop

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

Summary

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-7500

None

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-6600K

Has an integrated GPU, which allows to run the system without a dedicated graphics card, unlike the Intel Core i5-7500.
Higher theoretical single-threaded performance, based on raw specifications plus core architecture.

No winner

Gaming

No clear winner declared


No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared


Specifications

Features

Intel Core i5-7500 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 i5-7500 Intel Core i5-6600K
Architecture Intel_Kabylake vs Intel_Skylake
Market Desktop vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR4 vs DDR4
Codename Kaby Lake vs Skylake
Release Date Sep 2016 vs Jul 2015

Cores

Intel Core i5-7500 Intel Core i5-6600K
Cores 4 vs 4
Threads 4 vs 4
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics No vs HD Graphics 530

Cache

Intel Core i5-7500 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 i5-7500 Intel Core i5-6600K
Socket Intel Socket 1151 vs Intel Socket 1151
Max Case Temp 72°C vs 72°C
Package vs FC-LGA12C
Die Size 0 mm² vs 0 mm²
Process 14 nm vs 14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i5-7500 Intel Core i5-6600K
Cpu Frequency 3400 MHz vs 3500 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed none vs 3900 MHz
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage unknown vs unknown
TDP 65 W vs 95 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-7500
    4284 points
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    4758 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-7500
    17136 points
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    17080 points

Points - higher is better