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Intel Core i5-8600K @ 3.60GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i5-8600K @ 3.60GHz 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 i5-8600K @ 3.60GHz Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. But this CPU contains 6 Cores and 6 Threads. Paired with a good videocard, is this CPU Good for Gaming? This CPU should be able to play most games. [More ...]

Intel Core i5-8600K @ 3.60GHz

Description: Intel UHD Graphics 630

Class: Desktop

Socket: FCLGA1151-2

Clockspeed: 3.6 GHz

Turbo Speed: 4.3 GHz

Cores: 6 Threads: 6

Typical TDP: 95 W

Cache Size: L1: 256 KB, L2: 1.0 MB, L3: 9 MB

Memory Support: Max. Memory Size: 128 GB (DDR4-2666)

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8600K CPU @ 3.60GHz, Intel Core i5-8600K CPU @ 3.60GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2017

CPUmark/$Price: 55.10

Overall Rank: 774

Last Price Change: $186.00 USD (2023-02-07)

Average CPU Mark
rating
10249

Single Thread Rating: 2609
Samples: 2577*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 12,773
Thread: 2,515

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i5-8600K @ 3.60GHz

Integer Math28,273 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math24,072 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers43 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting18 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption3,074 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression140.4 MBytes/Sec
Physics727 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions12,654 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,609 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 7th of February 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i5-8600K @ 3.60GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 5th of February 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 5th of February 2023.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$205.73 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$186.00 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 7th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,589
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,758
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,689
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,158
Apple M1 Pro 10 Core 3200 MHz
21,954
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,931
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,562
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,794
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
14,556
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,265
Intel Core i5-8600K @ 3.60GHz
10,249
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 7th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
167.58
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
132.11
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
116.65
Intel Core i9-12900K
100.70
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.98
Intel Core i5-8600K @ 3.60GHz
55.10
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
33.08
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
31.20
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Pro 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Single Thread Rating
As of 7th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,208
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,060
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,848
Apple M1 Pro 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,825
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,731
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,356
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,948
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
2,891
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,665
Intel Core i5-8600K @ 3.60GHz
2,609
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i5-8600K @ 3.60GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1739297 - Feb 07 2023
10007
BL1737962 - Feb 05 2023
9977
BL1737845 - Feb 05 2023 [Overclocked]
12392
BL1737738 - Feb 05 2023 [Overclocked]
12649
BL1737694 - Feb 05 2023 [Overclocked]
12720
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i5-8600K @ 3.60GHz
As of 7th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-8600K @ 3.60GHz
10,249
Intel Core i5-8400 @ 2.80GHz vs Intel Core i5-8600K
9,249 (-9.8%)
Intel Core i5-9600K @ 3.70GHz vs Intel Core i5-8600K
10,761 (+5.0%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X vs Intel Core i5-8600K
9,103 (-11.2%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1400 vs Intel Core i5-8600K
7,767 (-24.2%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G vs Intel Core i5-8600K
9,314 (-9.1%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 vs Intel Core i5-8600K
12,297 (+20.0%)
Intel Core i5-8600 @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i5-8600K
9,926 (-3.1%)
Intel Core i7-7740X @ 4.30GHz vs Intel Core i5-8600K
9,834 (-4.0%)
Intel Core i5-8500 @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core i5-8600K
9,578 (-6.5%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G vs Intel Core i5-8600K
8,736 (-14.8%)
Intel Core i5-9500 @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core i5-8600K
9,783 (-4.5%)
Intel Core i5-8600T @ 2.30GHz vs Intel Core i5-8600K
8,597 (-16.1%)


Is the Intel Core i5-8600K @ 3.60GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 7th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-13900T
8,921
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,435
Intel Core i9-13900F
8,178
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,804
Intel Core i9-13900KF
7,566
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
7,100
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
6,706
Intel Core i7-13700K
6,696
Intel Core i5-13600K
6,664
Intel Core i5-13600KF
6,605
Intel Core i7-13700KF
6,444
Intel Core i9-12900KS
6,440
Intel Core i5-8600K @ 3.60GHz
2,246