Intel Core i5-7600 vs Intel Core i3-6100

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

Intel Core i3-6100
3500 MHz / Cores: 2 / Sep 2015
Intel Core i3-6100Intel Socket 1151
Type: Desktop

Summary

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-7600

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

Reasons to consider Intel Core i3-6100

Has an integrated GPU, which allows to run the system without a dedicated graphics card, unlike the Intel Core i5-7600.

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 i5-7600Intel Core i3-6100
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
Hyper-Threading

Architecture

Intel Core i5-7600Intel Core i3-6100
ArchitectureIntel_KabylakevsIntel_Skylake
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR3, DDR4
CodenameKaby LakevsSkylake
Release DateSep 2016vsSep 2015

Cores

Intel Core i5-7600Intel Core i3-6100
Cores4vs2
Threads4vs4
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsIntel HD 530

Cache

Intel Core i5-7600Intel Core i3-6100
L1 Cache64 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache256 KB (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache6144 KB (shared)vs4096 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i5-7600Intel Core i3-6100
SocketIntel Socket 1151vsIntel Socket 1151
Max Case Temp72°Cvs65°C
Packagevs
Die Size0 mm²vs150 mm²
Process14 nmvs14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i5-7600Intel Core i3-6100
Cpu Frequency3500 MHzvs3700 MHz
Turbo Clock Speednonevsnone
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP65 Wvs51 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-7600
    4200 points
  • Intel Core i3-6100
    4255 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-7600
    16800 points
  • Intel Core i3-6100
    10212 points

Points - higher is better