Compare Processors: Intel Pentium Gold G5600 vs Core i5-6600K Skylake

Intel Pentium Gold G5600

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Price
$108.99
$236.52
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 92
Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684G5600 BX80662I56600K
Release Date April 2018 December 2014
Performance
(Charts)
80th
41st
Effective Value
9th
44th
TDP 54 Watts 91 Watts
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Pros -
  • Overclocking capabilities
  • Low power consumption under both idle and load
  • Great performance
Cons -
  • No heatsink included
  • Not much faster than Haswell
Series Pentium Gold Core i5 6th Gen
Core Name Coffee Lake Skylake
Socket LGA1151 LGA1151
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 HD Graphics 530
CPU Cores 2 4
CPU Threads 4 4
CPU Clock Rate 3900MHz 3500MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate - 3900MHz
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB -
Cache L3 4.00MB 6.00MB
Critic Reviews -

"Though limited to four cores/four threads, the Core i5-6600K is a strong pick for price-conscious performance hounds and future-looking gamers seeking a powerful CPU at a reasonable price. Read..."

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Compare Processors: Intel Pentium Gold G5600 vs Core i5-6600K Skylake. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Pentium Gold G5600:

  • 54% cheaper, you can save $127.53.
  • Better Effective Value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 3 years later.
  • Around 41% lower TDP.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+400MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-6600K Skylake:

  • Around 21% better average performance.
  • 2 more cores.
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