Intel Core i5-7600 vs AMD FX-8150

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

AMD FX-8150
3500 MHz / Cores: 8 / Oct 2011
AMD FX-8150AMD 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 i5-7600AMD 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 i5-7600AMD FX-8150
ArchitectureIntel_KabylakevsAMD_Bulldozer
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR3
CodenameKaby LakevsZambezi
Release DateSep 2016vsOct 2011

Cores

Intel Core i5-7600AMD FX-8150
Cores4vs8
Threads4vs8
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsNo

Cache

Intel Core i5-7600AMD FX-8150
L1 Cache64 KB (per core)vs384 KB
L2 Cache256 KB (per core)vs8192 KB
L3 Cache6144 KB (shared)vs8192 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i5-7600AMD FX-8150
SocketIntel Socket 1151vsAMD Socket AM3+
Max Case Temp72°Cvsunknown
PackagevsuPGA
Die Size0 mm²vs315 mm²
Process14 nmvs32 nm

Performance

Intel Core i5-7600AMD FX-8150
Cpu Frequency3500 MHzvs3600 MHz
Turbo Clock Speednonevs4200 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs200 MHz
Voltageunknownvs1.425 V
TDP65 Wvs125 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-7600
    4200 points
  • AMD FX-8150
    2478 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-7600
    16800 points
  • AMD FX-8150
    13933 points

Points - higher is better