Intel Core i5-7600 vs Intel Core i3-6100

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

Intel Core i3-6100
Intel Socket 1151DESKTOP
3700 MHz / Cores: 2 / Sep 2015
Intel Core i3-6100

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i5-7600
    145%
  • Intel Core i3-6100
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Core i5-7600
    111%
  • Intel Core i3-6100
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i5-7600
    162%
  • Intel Core i3-6100
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-7600

11% higher single threaded performance.
Much higher multi threaded performance (around 62% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.
Around 45% higher average synthetic performance.

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
    10297 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

Rendering: POV-Ray 3.7

  • Intel Core i5-7600
    1608
  • Intel Core i3-6100
    877

points per second - higher is better

7-zip

  • Intel Core i5-7600
    17408
  • Intel Core i3-6100
    11393

MIPS - higher is better

3D Particle Movement (Single Threaded)

  • Intel Core i5-7600
    134.93
  • Intel Core i3-6100
    123.44

points - higher is better

3D Particle Movement (Multi Threaded)

  • Intel Core i5-7600
    420.39
  • Intel Core i3-6100
    370.03

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • Intel Core i5-7600
    646
  • Intel Core i3-6100
    321

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i5-7600
    174
  • Intel Core i3-6100
    154

points - higher is better