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Performance of selected CPUs can be found below. The values for the CPU are determined from thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

Intel Core i7-2600K @ 3.40GHzIntel Core i7-970 @ 3.20GHz
Price$197.99 BUY NOW!$149.98 BUY NOW!
Socket TypeLGA1155LGA1366
CPU ClassDesktopDesktop
Clockspeed3.4 GHz3.2 GHz
Turbo SpeedUp to 3.8 GHzUp to 3.5 GHz
# of Physical Cores4 (2 logical cores per physical)6 (2 logical cores per physical)
Max TDP95W130W
Yearly Running Cost$17.34$23.73
First Seen on ChartQ4 2010Q2 2010
# of Samples5839303
Single Thread Rating19421395
CPU Mark84498394


CPU Mark Rating
As of 18th of October 2018 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i7-2600K @ 3.40GHz
8,449
Intel Core i7-970 @ 3.20GHz
8,394
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
15,969
AMD Ryzen 7 1700
13,749
Intel Core i7-5820K @ 3.30GHz
12,994
AMD Ryzen 5 1600
12,264
Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz
12,044
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CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price)
As of 18th of October 2018 - Higher results represent better value
Intel Core i7-2600K @ 3.40GHz
42.68
Intel Core i7-970 @ 3.20GHz
55.97
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
43.16
AMD Ryzen 7 1700
76.39
Intel Core i7-5820K @ 3.30GHz
43.31
AMD Ryzen 5 1600
79.13
Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz
33.93
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CPU Single Thread Rating
As of 18th of October 2018 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i7-2600K @ 3.40GHz
1,942
Intel Core i7-970 @ 3.20GHz
1,395
Intel Core i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz
2,704
AMD Ryzen 7 1700
1,775
Intel Core i7-5820K @ 3.30GHz
2,021
AMD Ryzen 5 1600
1,822
Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz
2,583
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Estimated Energy Usage Cost
Estimated Energy Adjustable Values
Average hours of use per day
Average CPU Utilization (0-100%)1
Power cost, $ per kWh2
1Average user usage is typically low and can vary from task to task. An estimate load 25% is nominal.
2Typical power costs vary around the world. Check your last power bill for details. Values of $0.15 to $0.45 per kWh are typical.
Intel Core i7-2600K @ 3.40GHzIntel Core i7-970 @ 3.20GHz
Max TDP95W130W
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Shown CPU power usage is based on linear interpolation of Max TDP (i.e. max load). Actual CPU power profile may vary.


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