Intel Core i7-2600K vs. Intel Core i5-4460S

Intel Core i7-2600KIntel Core i5-4460S
3.40 GHzFrequency2.90 GHz
3.80 GHzTurbo (1 Core)3.40 GHz
3.80 GHzTurbo (All Cores)3.10 GHz
4Cores4
YesHyperthreadingNo
YesOverclocking ?No
8 MBCache6 MB
Intel HD Graphics 3000GPUIntel HD Graphics 4600
0.85 GHzGPU frequency0.35 GHz
1.35 GHzGPU (Turbo)1.15 GHz
6GPU Generation7.5
10.1DirectX Version11.1
3Max. displays3
Execution units20
NoCodec h264Decode
NoCodec JPEGDecode
NoCodec h265 8bitNo
NoCodec h265 10bitNo
NoCodec VP8No
NoCodec VP9No
NoCodec VC-1Decode
NoCodec AVCDecode/Encode
Sandy BridgeArchitectureHaswell Refresh
DDR3-1333MemoryDDR3-1600
2Memory channels2
NoECCNo
PCIe version3.0
PCIe lanes16
32nmTechnology22nm
LGA 1155SocketLGA 1150
95WTDP65W
YesAES-NIYes
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-dVirtualizationVT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Q1/2011Release dateQ2/2014
ca. 270 $Market priceca. 175 $


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 i7-2600KIntel Core i7-2600K
4x 3.40 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
1.66 (100%)
Intel Core i5-4460SIntel Core i5-4460S
4x 2.90 GHz (3.40 GHz)
1.49 (90%)



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 i7-2600KIntel Core i7-2600K
4x 3.40 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
6.83 (100%)
Intel Core i5-4460SIntel Core i5-4460S
4x 2.90 GHz (3.40 GHz)
5.07 (74%)



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 i7-2600KIntel Core i7-2600K
4x 3.40 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
22.5 (100%)
Intel Core i5-4460SIntel Core i5-4460S
4x 2.90 GHz (3.40 GHz)
20.1 (89%)



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 i7-2600KIntel Core i7-2600K
4x 3.40 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
128 (97%)
Intel Core i5-4460SIntel Core i5-4460S
4x 2.90 GHz (3.40 GHz)
132 (100%)



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 i7-2600KIntel Core i7-2600K
4x 3.40 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
612 (100%)
Intel Core i5-4460SIntel Core i5-4460S
4x 2.90 GHz (3.40 GHz)
448 (73%)




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 i7-2600KIntel Core i7-2600K
4x 3.40 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
8495 (100%)
Intel Core i5-4460SIntel Core i5-4460S
4x 2.90 GHz (3.40 GHz)
6452 (76%)



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 i7-2600KIntel Core i7-2600K
4x 3.40 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
3193 (100%)
Intel Core i5-4460SIntel Core i5-4460S
4x 2.90 GHz (3.40 GHz)
3136 (98%)



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 i7-2600KIntel Core i7-2600K
4x 3.40 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
12496 (100%)
Intel Core i5-4460SIntel Core i5-4460S
4x 2.90 GHz (3.40 GHz)
9501 (76%)



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