Compare Processors: Intel Pentium Gold G5600 vs Core i7-6700K Skylake

Intel Pentium Gold G5600

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Price
$106.99
$319.49
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Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 94
Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684G5600 BX80662I76700K
Release Date April 2018 August 2015
Performance
(Charts)
80th
33rd
Effective Value
12th
57th
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 i7 6th Gen
Core Name Coffee Lake -
Socket LGA1151 LGA1151
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 HD Graphics 530
CPU Cores 2 4
CPU Threads 4 4
CPU Clock Rate 3900MHz 4000MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate - 4200MHz
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB 64GB
Cache L3 4.00MB 8.00MB
Critic Reviews -

"Killer chip for the money, and if you are looking for multi-core workload performance, this is..."

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Compare Processors: Intel Pentium Gold G5600 vs Core i7-6700K 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:

  • 67% cheaper, you can save $212.50.
  • Better Effective Value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 3 years later.
  • Around 41% lower TDP.
  • Includes CPU Cooler.

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i7-6700K Skylake:

  • Around 26% better average performance.
  • 2 more cores.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+100MHz).
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