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Intel Core i5-6600K @ 3.50GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i5-6600K @ 3.50GHz can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

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Intel Core i5-6600K @ 3.50GHz


Class: Desktop

Socket: FCLGA1151

Clockspeed: 3.5 GHz

Turbo Speed: 3.9 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 4

Typical TDP: 91 W

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6600K CPU @ 3.50GHz, Intel Core i5-6600K CPU @ 3.50GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q3 2015

CPUmark/$Price: 76.41

Overall Rank: 1088

Last Price Change: $82.82 USD (2022-10-03)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 2337
Samples: 5931*
*Margin for error: Low

PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 8,373
Thread: 2,164

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i5-6600K @ 3.50GHz

Integer Math16,650 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math14,237 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers31 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting11 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption1,806 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression84.5 MBytes/Sec
Physics511 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions7,538 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,337 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 3rd of October 2022.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i5-6600K @ 3.50GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 30th of September 2022
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 30th of September 2022.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

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Pricing History

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