Intel Core i5-8600K vs AMD Ryzen 7 1800X

Intel Core i5-8600K
Intel Socket 1151 DESKTOP
3600 MHz / Cores: 6 / Jan 2018
Intel Core i5-8600K

AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
AMD Socket AM4 DESKTOP
3600 MHz / Cores: 8 / Mar 2017
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i5-8600K
    100%
  • AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
    121%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Core i5-8600K
    115%
  • AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i5-8600K
    100%
  • AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
    155%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-8600K

15% higher single threaded performance.

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 7 1800X

Much higher multi threaded performance (around 55% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.

No winner

Gaming

No clear winner declared


AMD Ryzen 7 1800X

Productivity

HWBench recommends AMD Ryzen 7 1800X

Based on productivity benchmarks, overall multithreaded performance and theoretical specifications.

Specifications

Features

Intel Core i5-8600K AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
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
Boost 2.0
3DNow!
SSE4A
AMD64
CnQ
NX bit
AMD-V
SMT
XFR

Architecture

Intel Core i5-8600K AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
Architecture Intel_CoffeeLake vs AMD_Zen
Market Desktop vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR4 vs DDR4
Codename Coffee Lake vs Zen
Release Date Jan 2018 vs Mar 2017

Cores

Intel Core i5-8600K AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
Cores 6 vs 8
Threads 6 vs 16
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics No vs No

Cache

Intel Core i5-8600K AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
L1 Cache 64 KB (per core) vs 128 KB (per core)
L2 Cache 256 KB (per core) vs 512 KB (per core)
L3 Cache 9216 KB (shared) vs 16384 KB

Physical

Intel Core i5-8600K AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
Socket Intel Socket 1151 vs AMD Socket AM4
Max Case Temp 72°C vs unknown
Package FC-LGA1151 vs uPGA
Die Size 151 mm² vs 192 mm²
Process 14 nm vs 14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i5-8600K AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
Cpu Frequency 3600 MHz vs 3600 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed 4300 MHz vs 4000 MHz
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage unknown vs unknown
TDP 95 W vs 95 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-8600K
    4945 points
  • AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
    4400 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-8600K
    24840 points
  • AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
    38649 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • Intel Core i5-8600K
    1038
  • AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
    1619

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i5-8600K
    187
  • AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
    162

points - higher is better