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Intel Core i7-2600K @ 3.40GHz

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

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

Intel Core i7-2600K @ 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) i7-2600K CPU @ 3.40GHz, Intel Core i7-2600K CPU @ 3.40GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2010

CPUmark/$Price: 92.99

Overall Rank: 1643

Last Price Change: $58.97 USD (2023-05-31)

Average CPU Mark
rating
5484

Single Thread Rating: 1743
Samples: 7617*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 8,213
Thread: 1,925

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

Integer Math21,171 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math7,892 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers26 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting13,411 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption1,650 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression91,362 KBytes/Sec
Physics398 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions3,987 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,743 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 14th of April 2024.

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

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 11th of April 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 11th 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.com$140.00 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$58.97 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 14th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,353
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,360
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,653
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
17,768
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,428
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,183
Intel Core i7-2600K @ 3.40GHz
5,484
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
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
153.63
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
140.09
Intel Core i9-12900K
117.17
Intel Core i9-13900K
104.13
Intel Core i7-2600K @ 3.40GHz
92.99
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.73
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 i7-2600K @ 3.40GHz
1,743
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-2600K @ 3.40GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2076265 - Apr 12 2024
5553
BL2073637 - Apr 09 2024 [Overclocked]
6719
BL2073149 - Apr 08 2024
4054
BL2071419 - Apr 06 2024
5337
BL2071317 - Apr 06 2024
5733
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i7-2600K @ 3.40GHz
As of 14th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-2600K @ 3.40GHz
5,484
AMD FX-8150 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-2600K
5,260 (-4.1%)
AMD FX-8320 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-2600K
5,451 (-0.6%)
AMD FX-8300 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-2600K
5,307 (-3.2%)
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core vs Intel Core i7-2600K
4,206 (-23.3%)
Intel Core i5-2500K @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i7-2600K
4,121 (-24.8%)
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i7-2600K
6,410 (+16.9%)
AMD FX-6350 Six-Core vs Intel Core i7-2600K
4,545 (-17.1%)
AMD Ryzen 3 1200 vs Intel Core i7-2600K
6,293 (+14.8%)
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i7-2600K
5,341 (-2.6%)
AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-2600K
4,646 (-15.3%)
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i7-2600K
4,954 (-9.7%)
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T vs Intel Core i7-2600K
3,756 (-31.5%)

Is the Intel Core i7-2600K @ 3.40GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 14th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,843
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,258
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,073
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,571
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,404
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,182
Intel Core i9-14900KF
7,996
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
7,528
Intel Core i7-2600K @ 3.40GHz
922