ProductCore i7-6800KCore i5-7600
Brand Intel Intel
Street Price (Approx) ~ $434
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# CPU Cores 64
Frequency (GHz) 3.4 GHz3.5 GHz
Cache (MB) 156
TDP (Watts) 140 W65 W
Product Segment DesktopDesktop
Status ReleasedReleased
Announced On 2016-03-012017-01-01
TechnicalsCore i7-6800KCore i5-7600
Dimensions (2D) 37.5x37.5 mm
Conflict Free? 11
# CPU Cores 64
Threads/Core 124
Frequency (GHz) 3.4 GHz3.5 GHz
Turbo Frequency (GHz) 3.6 GHz4.1 GHz
Cache (MB) 156
Instructions Width (bits) 6464
Instructions Extensions SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Lithography Process (nm) 14 nm14 nm
TDP (Watts) 140 W65 W
Max RAM 128 GB64 GB
RAM Types DDR4 2400/2133DDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
# Memory Channels 42
Max CPU / Package 11
GPU NoneIntel® HD Graphics 630
PCI-E Version 33
PCI-E Max Lanes # 2816
Compatible Sockets FCLGA2011-3FCLGA1151
Intel Turbo Boost Version 22
Intel V-Pro NoYes
Intel Hyper-Thread Yes
Intel Virtualization (VTX) YesYes
Intel Directed I/O (VTD) YesYes
Intel Ext. Page Tables (EPT) YesYes
Intel TSX Sync. Extensions Yes
Intel 64 YesYes
Idle States YesYes
Enhanced Speedstep YesYes
Thermal MonitoringTech. Yes
Intel ID Protect Yes
Intel SIPP Yes
Smart Response Technology Yes
Intel AES New Instructions YesYes
Intel Secure Key Yes
Intel SGX Yes
Intel MPX Yes
Intel OS Guard Yes
Trusted Execution NoYes
Execution Disable YesYes


Intel Core i7-6800K vs. Intel Core i5-7600 Specs & Speed Benchmarks

CPU Speed

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Performance/Price (Value)

Some of the same tests as above, but shown as a relation to the price. This shows what performance you get for each additional dollar spent. The higher the score, and the more value you get for your money

Geekbench 4 Multi / Price, Higher is better