Intel Core i5-8600T vs Intel Core i5-6600K

Intel Core i5-8600T
Intel Socket 1151DESKTOP
2300 MHz / Cores: 6 / Apr 2018
Intel Core i5-8600T

Intel Core i5-6600K
Intel Socket 1151DESKTOP
3500 MHz / Cores: 4 / Jul 2015
Intel Core i5-6600K

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i5-8600T
    111%
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Core i5-8600T
    100%
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    105%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i5-8600T
    128%
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-8600T

Much higher multi threaded performance (around 28% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.
60 watts lower power draw.
This is a newer product, it might have better application compatibility/performance (check features chart below).

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-6600K

5% higher single threaded performance.

No winner

Gaming

No clear winner declared


Intel Core i5-8600T

Productivity

HWBench recommends Intel Core i5-8600T

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


Specifications

Features

Intel Core i5-8600TIntel Core i5-6600K
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

Architecture

Intel Core i5-8600TIntel Core i5-6600K
ArchitectureIntel_CoffelakevsIntel_Skylake
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR4
CodenameCoffee LakevsSkylake
Release DateApr 2018vsJul 2015

Cores

Intel Core i5-8600TIntel Core i5-6600K
Cores6vs4
Threads6vs4
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsUHD Graphics 630vsHD Graphics 530

Cache

Intel Core i5-8600TIntel Core i5-6600K
L1 Cache64 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache256 KB (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache9216 KB (shared)vs6144 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i5-8600TIntel Core i5-6600K
SocketIntel Socket 1151vsIntel Socket 1151
Max Case Temp72°Cvs72°C
PackageFC-LGA1151vsFC-LGA12C
Die Sizeunknownvsunknown
Process14 nmvs14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i5-8600TIntel Core i5-6600K
Cpu Frequency2300 MHzvs3500 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed3700 MHzvs3900 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltagevariablevsunknown
TDP35 Wvs95 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-8600T
    4440 points
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    4485 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-8600T
    16560 points
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    16100 points

Points - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i5-8600T (simulated)
    157.25
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    166

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • Intel Core i5-8600T (simulated)
    771.32
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    602

points - higher is better