Intel Core i5-7600 vs Intel Core i3-6100

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

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

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i5-7600
    139%
  • Intel Core i3-6100
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Core i5-7600
    109%
  • Intel Core i3-6100
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i5-7600
    149%
  • Intel Core i3-6100
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-7600

9% higher single threaded performance.
Much higher multi threaded performance (around 49% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.
Around 39% 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 i5-7600 Intel 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 i5-7600 Intel Core i3-6100
Architecture Intel_Kabylake vs Intel_Skylake
Market Desktop vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR4 vs DDR3, DDR4
Codename Kaby Lake vs Skylake
Release Date Sep 2016 vs Sep 2015

Cores

Intel Core i5-7600 Intel Core i3-6100
Cores 4 vs 2
Threads 4 vs 4
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics No vs Intel HD 530

Cache

Intel Core i5-7600 Intel Core i3-6100
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 4096 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i5-7600 Intel Core i3-6100
Socket Intel Socket 1151 vs Intel Socket 1151
Max Case Temp 72°C vs 65°C
Package vs
Die Size 0 mm² vs 150 mm²
Process 14 nm vs 14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i5-7600 Intel Core i3-6100
Cpu Frequency 3500 MHz vs 3700 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed none vs none
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage unknown vs unknown
TDP 65 W vs 51 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


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