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Intel Core i5-6600K @ 3.50GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i5-6600K @ 3.50GHz 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 i5-6600K @ 3.50GHz Good for Gaming?

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

Intel Core i5-6600K @ 3.50GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: FCLGA1151

Clockspeed: 3.5 GHz

Turbo Speed: 3.9 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 4

Typical TDP: 91 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) i5-6600K CPU @ 3.50GHz, Intel Core i5-6600K CPU @ 3.50GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q3 2015

CPUmark/$Price: 87.83

Overall Rank: 1518

Last Price Change: $72.00 USD (2024-05-16)

Average CPU Mark
rating
6324

Single Thread Rating: 2327
Samples: 6417*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 8,373
Thread: 2,164

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i5-6600K @ 3.50GHz

Integer Math16,438 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math14,091 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers31 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting10,641 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption1,842 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression86,457 KBytes/Sec
Physics509 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions7,496 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,327 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 21st of May 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i5-6600K @ 3.50GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 17th of May 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 17th 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$130.00 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$72.00 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 22nd of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,322
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,383
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,185
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,630
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,023
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,908
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,313
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,764
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,479
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,186
Intel Core i5-6600K @ 3.50GHz
6,324
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 22nd of May 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
199.60
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
151.82
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
140.96
Intel Core i9-12900K
125.42
Intel Core i9-13900K
121.36
Intel Core i5-6600K @ 3.50GHz
87.83
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.67
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
51.59
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 22nd of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,633
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,171
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,035
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,927
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,837
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,702
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 i5-6600K @ 3.50GHz
2,327
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i5-6600K @ 3.50GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2106455 - May 22 2024 [Overclocked]
7444
BL2105548 - May 20 2024
6337
BL2104195 - May 18 2024
6151
BL2103812 - May 18 2024
6548
BL2103125 - May 17 2024
6705
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i5-6600K @ 3.50GHz
As of 22nd of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-6600K @ 3.50GHz
6,324
Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i5-6600K
6,051 (-4.3%)
Intel Core i5-6500 @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i5-6600K
5,630 (-11.0%)
Intel Core i5-6400 @ 2.70GHz vs Intel Core i5-6600K
5,169 (-18.3%)
AMD Ryzen 3 3200G vs Intel Core i5-6600K
7,135 (+12.8%)
Intel Core i5-7500 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i5-6600K
6,029 (-4.7%)
Intel Core i5-7400 @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core i5-6600K
5,477 (-13.4%)
Intel Core i5-4460 @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i5-6600K
4,882 (-22.8%)
AMD Ryzen 3 1300X vs Intel Core i5-6600K
6,975 (+10.3%)
Intel Core i5-4670K @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i5-6600K
5,567 (-12.0%)
Intel Core i5-4570 @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i5-6600K
5,226 (-17.4%)
Intel Core i5-3570 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i5-6600K
4,926 (-22.1%)
Intel Core i5-4440 @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i5-6600K
4,773 (-24.5%)

Is the Intel Core i5-6600K @ 3.50GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 22nd of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,645
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,272
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,067
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,560
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,407
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,147
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,005
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,878
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,795
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,553
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,520
Intel Core i5-6600K @ 3.50GHz
1,152