Intel Core i5-7600 vs Intel Core i5-6600

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

Intel Core i5-6600
3500 MHz / Cores: 4 / Jul 2015
Intel Core i5-6600Intel Socket 1151
Type: Desktop

Summary

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-7600

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

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-6600

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

No winner

Gaming

No clear winner declared


No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared


Specifications

Features

Intel Core i5-7600Intel Core i5-6600
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

Architecture

Intel Core i5-7600Intel Core i5-6600
ArchitectureIntel_KabylakevsIntel_Skylake
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR4
CodenameKaby LakevsSkylake
Release DateSep 2016vsJul 2015

Cores

Intel Core i5-7600Intel Core i5-6600
Cores4vs4
Threads4vs4
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsNo

Cache

Intel Core i5-7600Intel Core i5-6600
L1 Cache64 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache256 KB (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache6144 KB (shared)vs6144 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i5-7600Intel Core i5-6600
SocketIntel Socket 1151vsIntel Socket 1151
Max Case Temp72°Cvs72°C
PackagevsFC-LGA12C
Die Size0 mm²vs177 mm²
Process14 nmvs14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i5-7600Intel Core i5-6600
Cpu Frequency3500 MHzvs3300 MHz
Turbo Clock Speednonevs3900 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP65 Wvs65 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-7600
    4200 points
  • Intel Core i5-6600
    4485 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-7600
    16800 points
  • Intel Core i5-6600
    15180 points

Points - higher is better