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Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.30GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.30GHz 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 i5-6600 @ 3.30GHz Good for Gaming?

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

Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.30GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA 1151

Clockspeed: 3.3 GHz

Turbo Speed: 3.9 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 4

Typical TDP: 65 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: 6 MB

Memory Support: Max. Memory Size: 64 GB (DDR4-1866/2133, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V)

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6600 CPU @ 3.30GHz, Intel Core i5-6600 CPU @ 3.30GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q3 2015

CPUmark/$Price: 87.70

Overall Rank: 1577

Last Price Change: $69.00 USD (2024-05-07)

Average CPU Mark
rating
6051

Single Thread Rating: 2259
Samples: 3098*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 8,054
Thread: 2,104

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.30GHz

Integer Math15,860 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math13,408 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers29 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting10,126 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption1,800 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression83,117 KBytes/Sec
Physics481 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions6,924 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,259 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 30th of May 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.30GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 25th of May 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 25th 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.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
NewEgg.com$69.00 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
59,311
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,383
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,182
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,629
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,030
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,906
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,312
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,763
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,494
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,180
Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.30GHz
6,051
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
156.48
Intel Core i9-12900K
149.43
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
140.96
Intel Core i9-13900K
127.97
Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.30GHz
87.70
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
3,926
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 i5-6600 @ 3.30GHz
2,259
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.30GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2109817 - May 26 2024
6310
BL5064610 - May 20 2024
4287
BL2104090 - May 18 2024
6564
BL2101797 - May 15 2024
6738
BL2099495 - May 12 2024
6545
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.30GHz
As of 30th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.30GHz
6,051
Intel Core i5-6600K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i5-6600
6,318 (+4.4%)
Intel Core i5-6400 @ 2.70GHz vs Intel Core i5-6600
5,170 (-14.6%)
AMD Ryzen 3 1300X vs Intel Core i5-6600
6,976 (+15.3%)
Intel Core i5-7500 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i5-6600
6,030 (-0.4%)
Intel Core i5-7400 @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core i5-6600
5,475 (-9.5%)
Intel Core i5-4460 @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i5-6600
4,883 (-19.3%)
Intel Core i5-6500 @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i5-6600
5,629 (-7.0%)
Intel Core i5-4670K @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i5-6600
5,568 (-8.0%)
Intel Core i5-4670 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i5-6600
5,504 (-9.0%)
Intel Core i5-4570 @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i5-6600
5,223 (-13.7%)
Intel Core i5-3570 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i5-6600
4,925 (-18.6%)
AMD FX-6350 Six-Core vs Intel Core i5-6600
4,546 (-24.9%)

Is the Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.30GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 30th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,544
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,269
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,063
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,554
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,401
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,149
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,003
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,882
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,795
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,536
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,522
Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.30GHz
1,100