Core i5-8600K 6-Core 3.6GHz
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Core i5-8600K 6-Core 3.6GHz Performance Specification
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3.6 GHz
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6 cores
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Coffee Lake
95W
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LGA 1151
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Core i5-8600K 6-Core 3.6GHz Game Requirement Analysis

The Core i5-8600K 6-Core 3.6GHz is a high-end CPU based on the 14nm Coffee Lake microarchitecture.


It offers 6 physical cores (6 logical), initially clocked at 3.6GHz, which may go up to 4.1GHz using 6 cores with Turbo Boost, or up to 4.3GHz boost clock on a single core. The i7-8700K has 9MB of L3 Cache.


Among its many features, HyperThreading, Turbo Boost 2.0 and Virtualization are activated and the processor has its multiplier unlocked.


This Core i5-8600K CPU offers excellent gaming performance and will not be the bottleneck in any modern gaming PC. It will be able to play all modern games comfortably on high/ultra graphics performance without being a hindrance to the accompanying GPU.

[Please be aware that GD data is constantly refined as more information and reports are made available.]
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Only 22% worse? I expected more Intel.

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its about 35% better on stock if you overclock gap is going to be only bigger its not properly ranked yet

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One day when my CPU becomes obsolete, I may go ahead and fetch me 2 extra cores. I just hope I can at least get a 20% overclock.

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is it worth upgrading from a i5 4460?

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you mean PC for your dog?
no need

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of course it is.

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I will be upgrading my PC to this…. and after the next gen Nvidia Volta is released, I will gladly give my gtx 970 as offering. :)

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