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Intel Core i5 8600K vs Core i7-2600

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-2600 27.2 GT/s
Core i5 8600K 21.6 GT/s
Difference: 5.6 (26%)

Core Speed

Core i5 8600K 3.6 GHz
Core i7-2600 3.4 GHz
Difference: 0.2 (6%)


Core i7-2600 8
Core i5 8600K 6
Difference: 2 (33%)


Core i5 8600K 95 Watts
Core i7-2600 95 Watts
Difference: 0 (0%)

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Model Core i5 8600K Core i7-2600
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Coffee Lake Sandy Bridge
Core Speed 3.6 GHz 3.4 GHz
Hyperthreading No Yes
Cores / Modules 6 4
Total Threads 6 8
Turbo 4.3 GHz 1/2/3/4
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 9MB 8 MB
GPU Model UHD 630 HD Graphics 2000
TDP 95 Watts 95 Watts
Socket LGA 1151 LGA 1155
Released August 2017 2011-01-01