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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: 91.42

Overall Rank: 1713

Last Price Change: $59.99 USD (2024-05-07)

Average CPU Mark
rating
5484

Single Thread Rating: 1744
Samples: 7646*
*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 Math21,178 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math7,894 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers26 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting13,411 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption1,650 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression91,426 KBytes/Sec
Physics398 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions3,994 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,744 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 22nd of June 2024.

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

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 20th of June 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 20th of June 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$59.99 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 June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,288
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,410
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,168
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,627
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,034
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,902
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,300
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,759
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,514
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,176
Intel Core i7-2600K @ 3.40GHz
5,484
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 22nd of June 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
211.44
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
162.42
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
161.17
Intel Core i9-12900K
141.11
Intel Core i9-13900K
129.51
Intel Core i7-2600K @ 3.40GHz
91.42
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.66
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
53.82
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 June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,631
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,166
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,034
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,922
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,837
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,698
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
3,470
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,361
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,931
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
BL2128056 - Jun 21 2024 [Overclocked]
7129
BL2125881 - Jun 18 2024
5727
BL2122501 - Jun 13 2024
5494
BL2119902 - Jun 09 2024
5731
BL2119591 - Jun 09 2024 [Overclocked]
7129
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 22nd of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-2600K @ 3.40GHz
5,484
AMD FX-8320 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-2600K
5,457 (-0.5%)
Intel Core i5-2500K @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i7-2600K
4,119 (-24.9%)
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i7-2600K
6,411 (+16.9%)
Intel Core i7-3770S @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i7-2600K
6,183 (+12.7%)
Intel Core i7-3820 @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-2600K
5,761 (+5.1%)
AMD FX-6350 Six-Core vs Intel Core i7-2600K
4,546 (-17.1%)
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G vs Intel Core i7-2600K
6,761 (+23.3%)
AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-2600K
4,644 (-15.3%)
Intel Core i5-3570 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i7-2600K
4,926 (-10.2%)
Intel Core i5-3450 @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i7-2600K
4,499 (-18.0%)
Intel Core i5-3350P @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i7-2600K
4,280 (-21.9%)
AMD Phenom II X6 1075T vs Intel Core i7-2600K
3,417 (-37.7%)

Is the Intel Core i7-2600K @ 3.40GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 22nd of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,425
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,274
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,041
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,542
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,392
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,131
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,009
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,884
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,792
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,541
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,528
Intel Core i7-2600K @ 3.40GHz
921