Intel Core i5-8600K vs. AMD Ryzen 7 1700

Intel Core i5-8600KAMD Ryzen 7 1700
3.60 GHzFrequency3.00 GHz
4.30 GHzTurbo (1 Core)3.70 GHz
4.10 GHzTurbo (All Cores)3.30 GHz
6Cores8
NoHyperthreadingYes
YesOverclocking ?Yes
9 MBCache16 MB
Intel UHD Graphics 630GPU
0.35 GHzGPU frequency
1.15 GHzGPU (Turbo)
10.5GPU Generation
12.0DirectX Version
3Max. displays0
24Execution units
Decode/EncodeCodec h264No
Decode/EncodeCodec JPEGNo
Decode/EncodeCodec h265 8bitNo
Decode/EncodeCodec h265 10bitNo
Decode/EncodeCodec VP8No
DecodeCodec VP9No
DecodeCodec VC-1No
Decode/EncodeCodec AVCNo
Coffee LakeArchitectureZen
DDR4-2666MemoryDDR4-2666
2Memory channels2
NoECCYes
3.0PCIe version3.0
16PCIe lanes16
14nmTechnology14nm
LGA 1151-2SocketAM4
95WTDP65W
YesAES-NIYes
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-dVirtualizationAMD-V, SEV
Q4/2017Release dateQ1/2017
ca. 295 $Market priceca. 300 $


Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i5-8600KIntel Core i5-8600K
6x 3.60 GHz (4.30 GHz)
2.27 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 7 1700AMD Ryzen 7 1700
8x 3.00 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
1.86 (82%)



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i5-8600KIntel Core i5-8600K
6x 3.60 GHz (4.30 GHz)
11.09 (71%)
AMD Ryzen 7 1700AMD Ryzen 7 1700
8x 3.00 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
15.63 (100%)



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The iGPU test uses the CPU internal graphic unit to execute OpenGL commands.

Intel Core i5-8600KIntel Core i5-8600K
6x 3.60 GHz (4.30 GHz)
52.6 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 7 1700AMD Ryzen 7 1700
8x 3.00 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
0 (0%)



Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i5-8600KIntel Core i5-8600K
6x 3.60 GHz (4.30 GHz)
183 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 7 1700AMD Ryzen 7 1700
8x 3.00 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
151 (83%)



Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i5-8600KIntel Core i5-8600K
6x 3.60 GHz (4.30 GHz)
1040 (74%)
AMD Ryzen 7 1700AMD Ryzen 7 1700
8x 3.00 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
1403 (100%)




Passmark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

Intel Core i5-8600KIntel Core i5-8600K
6x 3.60 GHz (4.30 GHz)
12809 (96%)
AMD Ryzen 7 1700AMD Ryzen 7 1700
8x 3.00 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
13388 (100%)



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i5-8600KIntel Core i5-8600K
6x 3.60 GHz (4.30 GHz)
4561 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 7 1700AMD Ryzen 7 1700
8x 3.00 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
4029 (88%)



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i5-8600KIntel Core i5-8600K
6x 3.60 GHz (4.30 GHz)
20638 (90%)
AMD Ryzen 7 1700AMD Ryzen 7 1700
8x 3.00 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
22974 (100%)



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