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Intel Core i5 8600K vs AMD Ryzen 5 1600

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Ryzen 5 1600 38.4 GT/s
Core i5 8600K 21.6 GT/s
Difference: 16.8 (78%)

Core Speed

Core i5 8600K 3.6 GHz
Ryzen 5 1600 3.2 GHz
Difference: 0.4 (13%)

Threads

Ryzen 5 1600 12
Core i5 8600K 6
Difference: 6 (100%)

TDP

Core i5 8600K 95 Watts
Ryzen 5 1600 65 Watts
Difference: 30 (46%)

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Model Core i5 8600K Ryzen 5 1600
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Coffee Lake 14nm
Core Speed 3.6 GHz 3.2 GHz
Hyperthreading No Yes
Cores / Modules 6 6
Total Threads 6 12
Turbo 4.3 GHz 3.6 GHz
L2 Cache 3MB
L3 Cache 9MB 16MB
GPU Model UHD 630
TDP 95 Watts 65 Watts
Socket LGA 1151 AM4
Released August 2017 April 2017
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Core i5 8600K

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