Intel Core i5-7600 vs AMD FX-8150

Intel Core i5-7600
3500 MHz / Cores: 4 / Sep 2016
Intel Core i5-7600 Intel Socket 1151
Type: Desktop

AMD FX-8150
3500 MHz / Cores: 8 / Oct 2011
AMD FX-8150 AMD Socket AM3+
Type: Desktop

Summary

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-7600

60 watts lower power draw.
This is a newer product, it might have better application compatibility/performance (check features chart below).
Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on raw specifications plus core architecture.
Higher theoretical multi-threaded performance, based on specifications plus core architecture.
Higher overall performance, based on specifications plus core architecture.

Reasons to consider AMD FX-8150

None

Intel Core i5-7600

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Core i5-7600

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

Intel Core i5-7600

Productivity

HWBench recommends Intel Core i5-7600

Based on productivity benchmarks, overall multithreaded performance and theoretical specifications.

Specifications

Features

Intel Core i5-7600 AMD FX-8150
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
SSE4.1
SSE4a
AMD64
AMD-V
AES
CVT16
EVP
FMA4
XOP
Turbo Core
HT3.1

Architecture

Intel Core i5-7600 AMD FX-8150
Architecture Intel_Kabylake vs AMD_Bulldozer
Market Desktop vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR4 vs DDR3
Codename Kaby Lake vs Zambezi
Release Date Sep 2016 vs Oct 2011

Cores

Intel Core i5-7600 AMD FX-8150
Cores 4 vs 8
Threads 4 vs 8
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics No vs No

Cache

Intel Core i5-7600 AMD FX-8150
L1 Cache 64 KB (per core) vs 384 KB
L2 Cache 256 KB (per core) vs 8192 KB
L3 Cache 6144 KB (shared) vs 8192 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i5-7600 AMD FX-8150
Socket Intel Socket 1151 vs AMD Socket AM3+
Max Case Temp 72°C vs unknown
Package vs uPGA
Die Size 0 mm² vs 315 mm²
Process 14 nm vs 32 nm

Performance

Intel Core i5-7600 AMD FX-8150
Cpu Frequency 3500 MHz vs 3600 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed none vs 4200 MHz
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 200 MHz
Voltage unknown vs 1.425 V
TDP 65 W vs 125 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-7600
    4410 points
  • AMD FX-8150
    2478 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-7600
    17640 points
  • AMD FX-8150
    13933 points

Points - higher is better