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Intel Core i5-8600K @ 3.60GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i5-8600K @ 3.60GHz 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 i5-8600K @ 3.60GHz Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. But this CPU contains 6 Cores and 6 Threads. Paired with a good videocard, is this CPU Good for Gaming? This CPU should be able to play most games. [More ...]

Intel Core i5-8600K @ 3.60GHz

Description: Intel UHD Graphics 630

Class: Desktop

Socket: FCLGA1151-2

Clockspeed: 3.6 GHz

Turbo Speed: 4.3 GHz

Cores: 6 Threads: 6

Typical TDP: 95 W

Cache Size: L1: 256 KB, L2: 1.0 MB, L3: 9 MB

Memory Support: Max. Memory Size: 128 GB (DDR4-2666)

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8600K CPU @ 3.60GHz, Intel Core i5-8600K CPU @ 3.60GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2017

CPUmark/$Price: 72.37

Overall Rank: 770

Last Price Change: $141.58 USD (2023-01-29)

Average CPU Mark
rating
10247

Single Thread Rating: 2609
Samples: 2568*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 12,773
Thread: 2,515

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i5-8600K @ 3.60GHz

Integer Math28,272 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math24,069 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers43 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting18 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption3,071 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression140.3 MBytes/Sec
Physics727 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions12,650 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,609 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 29th of January 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i5-8600K @ 3.60GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 29th of January 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 29th of January 2023.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$260.00 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$141.58 USDBuy Now!
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 30th of January 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,578
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,751
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,689
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,164
Apple M1 Pro 10 Core 3200 MHz
21,966
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,933
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,565
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,794
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
14,554
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,271
Intel Core i5-8600K @ 3.60GHz
10,247
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 30th of January 2023 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
187.31
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
131.34
Intel Core i9-12900K
99.82
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
92.61
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.97
Intel Core i5-8600K @ 3.60GHz
72.37
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
46.06
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
31.20
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Pro 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Single Thread Rating
As of 30th of January 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,208
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,061
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,848
Apple M1 Pro 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,827
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,731
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,356
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,948
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
2,891
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,664
Intel Core i5-8600K @ 3.60GHz
2,609
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i5-8600K @ 3.60GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1732260 - Jan 29 2023
10814
BL1732199 - Jan 29 2023
10735
BL1730883 - Jan 27 2023
10587
BL1729632 - Jan 26 2023
10492
BL1728589 - Jan 24 2023
10506
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i5-8600K @ 3.60GHz
As of 30th of January 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-8600K @ 3.60GHz
10,247
Intel Core i5-8500 @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core i5-8600K
9,575 (-6.6%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G vs Intel Core i5-8600K
8,734 (-14.8%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X vs Intel Core i5-8600K
9,103 (-11.2%)
Intel Core i5-9400F @ 2.90GHz vs Intel Core i5-8600K
9,534 (-7.0%)
Intel Core i5-9400 @ 2.90GHz vs Intel Core i5-8600K
9,453 (-7.8%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G vs Intel Core i5-8600K
9,319 (-9.1%)
Intel Core i7-7740X @ 4.30GHz vs Intel Core i5-8600K
9,823 (-4.1%)
Intel Core i5-8400 @ 2.80GHz vs Intel Core i5-8600K
9,246 (-9.8%)
Intel Core i7-7700 @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i5-8600K
8,652 (-15.6%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X vs Intel Core i5-8600K
13,065 (+27.5%)
AMD Ryzen 3 3100 vs Intel Core i5-8600K
11,647 (+13.7%)
Intel Core i5-9600K @ 3.70GHz vs Intel Core i5-8600K
10,763 (+5.0%)


Is the Intel Core i5-8600K @ 3.60GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 30th of January 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-13900T
8,921
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,696
Intel Core i9-13900F
8,178
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,790
Intel Core i9-13900KF
7,547
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
7,103
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
6,697
Intel Core i7-13700K
6,677
Intel Core i5-13600K
6,640
Intel Core i5-13600KF
6,533
Intel Core i7-13700F
6,506
Intel Core i9-12900KS
6,436
Intel Core i5-8600K @ 3.60GHz
2,247