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Intel Core i5-8600 vs Core i5-7640X

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Intel Core i5-8600

Intel Core i5-7640X

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Brand
Intel
Brand
Intel
Model
BX80684I58600
Model
BX80677I57640X
Release Date
📅 April 2018
Release Date
📅 June 2017
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Single-Core Performance (Charts)
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Single-Core Performance (Charts)
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Single-Core Effective Value
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Single-Core Effective Value
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Workstation Performance (Charts)
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Workstation Performance (Charts)
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Workstation Effective Value
-
Workstation Effective Value
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TDP
🔌 65 Watts
TDP
🔌 112 Watts
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Series
Core i5 8th Gen
Series
Core i5 X-Series
Core Name
Coffee Lake
Core Name
Kaby Lake X
Socket
LGA1151
Socket
LGA2066
Integrated Graphics
Intel UHD Graphics 630
Integrated Graphics
None
CPU Cores
6
CPU Cores
4
CPU Threads
6
CPU Threads
4
CPU Clock Rate
3100MHz
CPU Clock Rate
4000MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate
4300MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate
4200MHz
CPU Cooler included
Yes
CPU Cooler included
No
Manufacturing Process
14 nm
Manufacturing Process
14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory
64GB
Maximum Supported Memory
64GB
Cache L3
9MB
Cache L3
6MB
Critic Reviews
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Critic Reviews

"The Intel Core i5-7640X retails for $249. Good single-threaded performance Great overclocking potential Unlocked multiplier Platform updated to include latest features Multi-threaded performance unworthy of HEDT tag Lacks HyperThreading, only 6 MB..."


What are the differences between Intel Core i5-8600 and Core i5-7640X? Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better cpu.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-8600:

  • 5% cheaper, you can save $13.58.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 9 months later.
  • Around 42% lower thermal design power.
  • 2 more cores.
  • 2 more threads.
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+100MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-7640X:

  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+900MHz).
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