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Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz 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 i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz Good for Gaming?

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

Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA1155

Clockspeed: 3.4 GHz

Turbo Speed: 3.8 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 8

Typical TDP: 95 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: 8 MB

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600 CPU @ 3.40GHz, Intel Core i7-2600 CPU @ 3.40GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2010

CPUmark/$Price: 97.21

Overall Rank: 1709

Last Price Change: $55.00 USD (2024-05-07)

Average CPU Mark
rating
5346

Single Thread Rating: 1740
Samples: 10281*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 8,087
Thread: 1,926

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz

Integer Math20,852 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math7,782 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers24 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting13,160 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption1,601 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression90,351 KBytes/Sec
Physics375 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions3,929 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,740 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 29th of May 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 29th of May 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 29th of May 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$167.77 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$55.00 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 May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,306
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,376
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,183
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,629
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,030
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,907
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,312
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,763
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,490
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,180
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz
5,346
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 30th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
219.33
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
156.49
Intel Core i9-12900K
149.40
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
140.96
Intel Core i9-13900K
124.86
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz
97.21
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.67
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
52.62
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 30th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,632
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,170
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,034
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,925
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,837
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,700
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
3,471
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,361
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,932
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz
1,740
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2110807 - May 27 2024
5654
BL2110803 - May 27 2024
5681
BL2109469 - May 26 2024
5130
BL2107237 - May 23 2024
5428
BL5064685 - May 21 2024
6107
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz
As of 30th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz
5,346
Intel Core i7-2600K @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i7-2600
5,484 (+2.6%)
AMD FX-8320 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-2600
5,455 (+2.0%)
AMD FX-8300 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-2600
5,305 (-0.8%)
Intel Core i5-2500K @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i7-2600
4,119 (-23.0%)
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i7-2600
6,411 (+19.9%)
Intel Core i7-3770S @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i7-2600
6,193 (+15.8%)
AMD FX-6350 Six-Core vs Intel Core i7-2600
4,546 (-15.0%)
AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-2600
4,642 (-13.2%)
Intel Core i5-3450 @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i7-2600
4,499 (-15.9%)
AMD FX-6100 Six-Core vs Intel Core i7-2600
3,680 (-31.2%)
AMD Phenom II X6 1075T vs Intel Core i7-2600
3,417 (-36.1%)
AMD Phenom II X6 1065T vs Intel Core i7-2600
3,387 (-36.6%)

Is the Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 30th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,560
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,269
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,064
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,554
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,401
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,150
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,004
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,882
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,793
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,536
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,532
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz
890