Intel Core i5-6600K - Benchmark and Specs

Intel Core i5-6600K

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

Frequency: 3.50 GHz CPU Cores: 4
Turbo (1 Core): 3.90 GHz CPU Threads: 4
Turbo (4 Cores): 3.60 GHz
Hyperthreading: No Overclocking: Yes
Core architecture: normal
A core: 0x B core: 0x

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

GPU name: Intel HD Graphics 530
GPU frequency: 0.35 GHz GPU (Turbo): 1.15 GHz
Generation: 9 DirectX Version: 12
Execution units: 24 Shader: 192
Max. Memory: 64 GB Max. displays: 3
Technology: 14 nm Release date: Q3/2015

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

h264: Decode / Encode
h265 / HEVC (8 bit): Decode / Encode
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): Decode
VP8: Decode / Encode
VP9: Decode
AV1: No
VC-1: Decode
AVC: Decode / Encode
JPEG: Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

Memory type: DDR3-1600
DDR4-2133
Max. Memory: 64 GB
Memory channels: 2 ECC: No
PCIe version: 3.0 PCIe lanes: 16

EncryptionEncryption

AES-NI: Yes

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

TDP (PL1): 91 W TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: -- TDP down: --
Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit) Architecture: Skylake
L2-Cache: -- L3-Cache: 6.00 MB
Technology: 14 nm Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Release date: Q3/2015 Socket: LGA 1151
Market price: ca. 280 $

Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

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Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 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 i5-10500T Intel Core i5-10500T
6x 2.30 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
396
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Intel Core i5-10500TE Intel Core i5-10500TE
6x 2.30 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
396
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Intel Xeon W-3223 Intel Xeon W-3223
8x 3.50 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
396
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Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz)
395
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Intel Pentium Gold G6400E Intel Pentium Gold G6400E
2x 3.80 GHz HT
395
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AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2400G AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2400G
4x 3.60 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
391
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AMD Epyc 7402P AMD Epyc 7402P
24x 2.80 GHz (3.35 GHz) HT
391
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Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 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 i5-7600K Intel Core i5-7600K
4x 3.80 GHz (4.20 GHz)
1589
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Intel Xeon E-2224 Intel Xeon E-2224
4x 3.40 GHz (4.60 GHz)
1589
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Intel Core i7-1060NG7 Intel Core i7-1060NG7
4x 1.20 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
1587
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Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz)
1572
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Intel Core i7-8559U Intel Core i7-8559U
4x 2.70 GHz (4.50 GHz) HT
1572
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Intel Core i5-8350U Intel Core i5-8350U
4x 1.70 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
1564
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Intel Xeon E3-1230 v3 Intel Xeon E3-1230 v3
4x 3.30 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
1555
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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.

AMD Ryzen 3 4300U AMD Ryzen 3 4300U
4x 2.70 GHz (3.70 GHz)
167
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Intel Core i5-8350U Intel Core i5-8350U
4x 1.70 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
167
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Intel Core i7-8550U Intel Core i7-8550U
4x 1.80 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
167
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Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz)
166
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Intel Pentium Gold G6400 Intel Pentium Gold G6400
2x 4.00 GHz HT
166
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Intel Xeon W-2123 Intel Xeon W-2123
4x 3.60 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
166
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Intel Xeon W-2133 Intel Xeon W-2133
6x 3.60 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
166
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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 i7-4750HQ Intel Core i7-4750HQ
4x 2.00 GHz (3.20 GHz) HT
604
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Intel Core i7-8665U Intel Core i7-8665U
4x 1.90 GHz (4.80 GHz) HT
604
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AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 1300 AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 1300
4x 3.50 GHz (3.70 GHz)
602
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Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz)
600
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Intel Core i5-6685R Intel Core i5-6685R
4x 3.20 GHz (3.80 GHz)
597
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Intel Core i5-6600 Intel Core i5-6600
4x 3.30 GHz (3.90 GHz)
597
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Intel Core i7-4712MQ Intel Core i7-4712MQ
4x 2.30 GHz (3.30 GHz) HT
596
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iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.

Intel Core i5-6600T Intel Core i5-6600T
Intel HD Graphics 530 @ 1.15 GHz
442
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Intel Core i7-6700 Intel Core i7-6700
Intel HD Graphics 530 @ 1.15 GHz
442
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Intel Core i7-6700K Intel Core i7-6700K
Intel HD Graphics 530 @ 1.15 GHz
442
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Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
Intel HD Graphics 530 @ 1.15 GHz
442
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Intel Core i7-4940MX Intel Core i7-4940MX
Intel HD Graphics 4600 @ 1.35 GHz
432
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Intel Core i7-4930MX Intel Core i7-4930MX
Intel HD Graphics 4600 @ 1.35 GHz
432
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AMD A8-6600K AMD A8-6600K
AMD Radeon HD 8570D @ 0.84 GHz
432
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 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 Xeon W-3245 Intel Xeon W-3245
16x 3.20 GHz (4.60 GHz) HT
1113
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Intel Core i7-9850H Intel Core i7-9850H
6x 2.60 GHz (4.60 GHz) HT
1110
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Intel Xeon W-2155 Intel Xeon W-2155
10x 3.30 GHz (4.50 GHz) HT
1108
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Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz)
1106
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Intel Core i7-8559U Intel Core i7-8559U
4x 2.70 GHz (4.50 GHz) HT
1103
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Intel Xeon W-2191B Intel Xeon W-2191B
18x 2.30 GHz (4.30 GHz) HT
1101
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Intel Core i9-9900T Intel Core i9-9900T
8x 2.10 GHz (4.40 GHz) HT
1097
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 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 i5-7640X Intel Core i5-7640X
4x 4.00 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
3644
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AMD Ryzen 5 1500X AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
4x 3.50 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
3642
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Intel Core i5-9400T Intel Core i5-9400T
6x 1.80 GHz (3.40 GHz)
3634
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Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz)
3631
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Intel Core i7-7920HQ Intel Core i7-7920HQ
4x 3.10 GHz (4.10 GHz) HT
3627
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Intel Xeon E3-1505M v6 Intel Xeon E3-1505M v6
4x 3.00 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
3611
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Intel Core i7-8705G Intel Core i7-8705G
4x 3.10 GHz (4.10 GHz) HT
3611
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Blender 2.81 (bmw27)

Blender is a free 3D graphics software for rendering (creating) 3D bodies, which can also be textured and animated in the software. The Blender benchmark creates predefined scenes and measures the time (s) required for the entire scene. The shorter the time required, the better. We selected "bmw27" as the benchmark scene.

Intel Core i7-4790S Intel Core i7-4790S
4x 3.20 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
476.5
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Intel Core i7-4770K Intel Core i7-4770K
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
477.9
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Intel Core i7-7820HK Intel Core i7-7820HK
4x 2.90 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
481.3
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Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz)
486.5
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Intel Core i5-8300H Intel Core i5-8300H
4x 2.30 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
487.6
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Intel Core i5-9300H Intel Core i5-9300H
4x 2.40 GHz (4.10 GHz) HT
492
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Intel Core i5-10300H Intel Core i5-10300H
4x 2.50 GHz (4.50 GHz) HT
502
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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 Xeon Gold 6136 Intel Xeon Gold 6136
12x 3.00 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
4150
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Intel Xeon Gold 6154 Intel Xeon Gold 6154
18x 3.00 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
4150
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Intel Xeon Platinum 8158 Intel Xeon Platinum 8158
12x 3.00 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
4150
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Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz)
4147
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Intel Core i7-7820HK Intel Core i7-7820HK
4x 2.90 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
4146
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Intel Core i7-7820HQ Intel Core i7-7820HQ
4x 2.90 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
4146
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Intel Core i7-7600U Intel Core i7-7600U
2x 2.80 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
4144
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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 i3-8100 Intel Core i3-8100
4x 3.60 GHz
12193
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Intel Core i5-7500 Intel Core i5-7500
4x 3.40 GHz (3.80 GHz)
12167
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Intel Core i7-4800MQ Intel Core i7-4800MQ
4x 2.70 GHz (3.70 GHz) HT
12160
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Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz)
12150
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AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U
4x 2.10 GHz (3.50 GHz)
12125
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AMD Ryzen 3 3300U AMD Ryzen 3 3300U
4x 2.10 GHz (3.50 GHz)
12125
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Intel Core i7-8565U Intel Core i7-8565U
4x 1.80 GHz (4.60 GHz) HT
12116
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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 i5-6600 Intel Core i5-6600
4x 3.30 GHz (3.90 GHz)
1.98
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Intel Core i7-7700T Intel Core i7-7700T
4x 2.90 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
1.98
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Intel Xeon E3-1230 v5 Intel Xeon E3-1230 v5
4x 3.40 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
1.98
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Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz)
1.98
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AMD Ryzen 7 2700 AMD Ryzen 7 2700
8x 3.20 GHz (4.10 GHz) HT
1.97
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Intel Core i7-8565U Intel Core i7-8565U
4x 1.80 GHz (4.60 GHz) HT
1.97
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Intel Core i7-4790K Intel Core i7-4790K
4x 4.00 GHz (4.40 GHz) HT
1.97
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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 i5-7440HQ Intel Core i5-7440HQ
4x 2.80 GHz (3.80 GHz)
6.6
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Intel Core i7-4750HQ Intel Core i7-4750HQ
4x 2.00 GHz (3.20 GHz) HT
6.6
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Intel Core i3-8100 Intel Core i3-8100
4x 3.60 GHz
6.55
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Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz)
6.54
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Intel Core i5-7500 Intel Core i5-7500
4x 3.40 GHz (3.80 GHz)
6.54
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Intel Core i5-6600 Intel Core i5-6600
4x 3.30 GHz (3.90 GHz)
6.51
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Intel Xeon E5-2608L v3 Intel Xeon E5-2608L v3
6x 2.00 GHz HT
6.5
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL)

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 i5-6500 Intel Core i5-6500
4x 3.20 GHz (3.60 GHz)
36.2
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Intel Core i5-6600 Intel Core i5-6600
4x 3.30 GHz (3.90 GHz)
36.2
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Intel Core i5-6600T Intel Core i5-6600T
4x 2.70 GHz (3.50 GHz)
36.2
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Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz)
36.2
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Intel Core i7-4770R Intel Core i7-4770R
4x 3.20 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
36.1
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Intel Pentium Gold 4415U Intel Pentium Gold 4415U
2x 2.30 GHz HT
35.8
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Intel Core i7-6785R Intel Core i7-6785R
4x 3.30 GHz (3.90 GHz) HT
35.8
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Estimated results for 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 i3-8300 Intel Core i3-8300
4x 3.70 GHz
8340
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AMD FX-8320 AMD FX-8320
8x 3.50 GHz (4.00 GHz)
8291
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Intel Core i7-6700T Intel Core i7-6700T
4x 2.80 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
8289
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Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz)
8288
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Intel Core i7-5850EQ Intel Core i7-5850EQ
4x 2.70 GHz (3.40 GHz) HT
8271
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Intel Core i5-6600 Intel Core i5-6600
4x 3.30 GHz (3.90 GHz)
8253
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Intel Core i7-6820HK Intel Core i7-6820HK
4x 2.70 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
8236
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