Compare Processors: Intel i7-8086K vs AMD Ryzen 5 2600

Intel i7-8086K

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Price
$722.00
$148.97
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Availability In Stock In Stock
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Brand Intel AMD
Model BX80684I78086K YD2600BBAFBOX
Release Date August 2018 April 2018
Performance
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12th
47th
Effective Value
95th
6th
TDP 95 Watts 65 Watts
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Series Core i7 8th Gen Ryzen 5
Core Name Coffee Lake Pinnacle Ridge
Socket LGA1151 AM4
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 No
CPU Cores 6 6
CPU Threads 12 12
CPU Clock Rate 4000MHz 3400MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 5000MHz 3900MHz
CPU Cooler included No Yes
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 12 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB 64GB
Cache L3 12.00MB 16.00MB
Critic Reviews

"If you pick up an Intel Core i7-8086K expecting it to be the fastest Coffee Lake processor ever out of the box, you'll be sorely disappointed. This limited-edition processor performs no better than an Intel Core i7-8700K, so you're better off saving the..."

"AMD Ryzen 5 2600 delivers excellent performance when it comes to games and productivity applications. It is also a great choice if you are building your own PC in a compact case since it has a 65W TDP. The Ryzen 5 2600 is more than just a quality gaming CPU; with its multi-threaded chops, it also has a good value chip."

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Compare Processors: Intel i7-8086K vs AMD Ryzen 5 2600. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel i7-8086K:

  • Slightly better average performance, around 29%.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel UHD Graphics 630).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+600MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+1100MHz).

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen 5 2600:

  • 79% cheaper, you can save $573.03.
  • Much better effective value.
  • Around 32% lower thermal design power.
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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