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Intel Core i5-2300 vs Core i5-7600K

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3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

Core i5-7600K 8520 points
Core i5-2300 4690 points
Difference: 3830 (82%)

Specification Charts

Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i5-7600K 15.2 GT/s
Core i5-2300 11.2 GT/s
Difference: 4 (36%)

Core Speed

Core i5-7600K 3.8 GHz
Core i5-2300 2.8 GHz
Difference: 1 (36%)


Core i5-2300 4
Core i5-7600K 4
Difference: 0 (0%)


Core i5-2300 95 Watts
Core i5-7600K 91 Watts
Difference: 4 (4%)

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Model Core i5-2300 Core i5-7600K
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Sandy Bridge Kaby Lake-S (14 nm)
Core Speed 2.8 GHz 3.8 GHz
Hyperthreading No No
Cores / Modules 4 4
Total Threads 4 4
Turbo 1/2/2/3 4.2 GHz
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB 4 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 6 MB 6 MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 2000 HD Graphics 630
TDP 95 Watts 91 Watts
Socket LGA 1155 LGA 1151
Released 2011-01-01 January 2017