Core_i5-8600K_6-Core_3.6GHz
Intel Core i5-8600K 6-Core 3.6GHz

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How well can the Core i5-8600K 6-Core 3.6GHz run games
Core i5-8600K 6-Core 3.6GHz Performance Specification
CPU Speed
Turbo Speed
Physical Cores
Threads
CPU Codename
TDP (Power)
Lithography
Main Link
Bit Width
Memory Channels
Processor GPU
CPU Details
3.6 GHz
4.3 GHz
6 cores
6 threads
Coffee Lake
95W
14nm
LGA 1151
64 Bit
2
None
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.


Source [Jon]
Release period
05-Oct-2017
Core i5-8600K 6-Core 3.6GHz vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
12%
Graphics Card
0%
RAM
11GB
0%
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Valorant 73% 53%
Cyberpunk 2077 32% 22%
Call of Duty Warzone 51% 32%
Grand Theft Auto VI 29% 34%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 32% 2%
Minecraft: Dungeons 52% 22%
Doom Eternal 9% 9%
Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord 37% 24%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 20% 20%
Maneater 50% 22%
Core i5-8600K 6-Core 3.6GHz Extras
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