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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: 64.52

Overall Rank:
1722nd fastest in multithreading out of 4757 CPUs
1800th fastest in single threading out of 4757 CPUs
486th fastest in out of 1368 Desktop CPUs

Last Price Change: $85.00 USD (2024-05-07)

Average CPU Mark rating
Multithread Rating
5484
Single Thread Rating
1744

Samples: 7660*
*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 Math21,175 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math7,894 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers26 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting13,402 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption1,650 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression91,417 KBytes/Sec
Physics398 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions3,994 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,744 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 15th of July 2024.

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

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 11th of July 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 11th of July 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$85.00 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$99.00 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 16th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,260
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,472
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,156
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,622
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,043
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,898
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,287
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,755
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,537
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,177
Intel Core i7-2600K @ 3.40GHz
5,484
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 16th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
236.83
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
168.46
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
167.33
Intel Core i9-12900K
150.53
Intel Core i9-13900K
134.68
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.65
Intel Core i7-2600K @ 3.40GHz
64.52
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
55.42
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 16th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,630
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,166
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,033
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,921
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,837
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,697
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
3,470
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,360
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,930
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,567
Intel Core i7-2600K @ 3.40GHz
1,744
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-2600K @ 3.40GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2145449 - Jul 15 2024
5591
BL2144859 - Jul 14 2024
5813
BL2144112 - Jul 13 2024
5594
BL2143520 - Jul 12 2024 [Overclocked]
6595
BL2142918 - Jul 11 2024
5736
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 16th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-2600K @ 3.40GHz
5,484
AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-2600K
4,642 (-15.4%)
AMD FX-8320 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-2600K
5,454 (-0.5%)
Intel Core i7-2700K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-2600K
5,721 (+4.3%)
Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-2600K
6,465 (+17.9%)
Intel Core i7-3770S @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i7-2600K
6,185 (+12.8%)
Intel Core i7-4770S @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i7-2600K
6,747 (+23.0%)
Intel Core i7-4820K @ 3.70GHz vs Intel Core i7-2600K
6,493 (+18.4%)
AMD Ryzen 3 1200 vs Intel Core i7-2600K
6,288 (+14.7%)
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i7-2600K
5,347 (-2.5%)
AMD FX-8150 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-2600K
5,235 (-4.5%)
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i7-2600K
4,956 (-9.6%)
Intel Core i5-3570 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i7-2600K
4,928 (-10.1%)

Is the Intel Core i7-2600K @ 3.40GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 16th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,335
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,273
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,030
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,525
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,388
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,112
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,009
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,884
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,790
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,746
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,536
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,536
Intel Core i7-2600K @ 3.40GHz
921