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Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.30GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.30GHz can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

Is the Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.30GHz Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. [More ...]

Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.30GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA 1151

Clockspeed: 3.3 GHz

Turbo Speed: 3.9 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 4

Typical TDP: 65 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 4 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 4 x 32 KB
L2 Cache: 4 x 256 KB
L3 Cache: 6 MB

Memory Support: Max. Memory Size: 64 GB (DDR4-1866/2133, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V)

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6600 CPU @ 3.30GHz, Intel Core i5-6600 CPU @ 3.30GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q3 2015

CPUmark/$Price: 191.83

Overall Rank: 1539

Last Price Change: $31.49 USD (2023-05-28)

Average CPU Mark
rating
6041

Single Thread Rating: 2256
Samples: 3062*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 8,054
Thread: 2,104

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.30GHz

Integer Math15,845 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math13,394 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers29 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting10,116 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption1,795 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression82,955 KBytes/Sec
Physics480 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions6,917 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,256 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 13th of April 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.30GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 13th of April 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 13th of April 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
NewEgg.com$31.49 USDBuy Now!
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Pricing History


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 14th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,354
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,362
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,652
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,579
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,015
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,911
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,326
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,769
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,426
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,184
Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.30GHz
6,041
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 14th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
212.82
Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.30GHz
191.83
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
153.63
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
140.09
Intel Core i9-12900K
117.18
Intel Core i9-13900K
104.14
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.72
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
32.43
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Single Thread Rating
As of 14th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,637
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,173
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,037
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,929
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,839
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,704
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,361
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,932
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,661
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.30GHz
2,256
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.30GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2075447 - Apr 11 2024
6474
BL2075134 - Apr 11 2024
6487
BL2073920 - Apr 09 2024
6404
BL2073871 - Apr 09 2024
5168
BL2073303 - Apr 09 2024
6303
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.30GHz
As of 14th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.30GHz
6,041
Intel Core i5-4460 @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i5-6600
4,881 (-19.2%)
Intel Core i5-3470 @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i5-6600
4,677 (-22.6%)
Intel Core i3-4170 @ 3.70GHz vs Intel Core i5-6600
3,593 (-40.5%)
Intel Core i5-6600K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i5-6600
6,321 (+4.6%)
Intel Core i5-6500 @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i5-6600
5,633 (-6.8%)
AMD FX-8370E Eight-Core vs Intel Core i5-6600
5,310 (-12.1%)
Intel Core i5-6400 @ 2.70GHz vs Intel Core i5-6600
5,168 (-14.4%)
AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i5-6600
4,646 (-23.1%)
AMD Athlon X4 845 vs Intel Core i5-6600
3,807 (-37.0%)
AMD A8-7650K vs Intel Core i5-6600
3,123 (-48.3%)
AMD Ryzen 3 1200 vs Intel Core i5-6600
6,293 (+4.2%)
AMD Athlon X4 950 vs Intel Core i5-6600
3,588 (-40.6%)

Is the Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.30GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 14th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,858
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,258
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,072
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,572
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,404
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,182
Intel Core i9-14900KF
7,991
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,883
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,796
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
7,573
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,524
Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.30GHz
1,098