Intel Core i5-8600K vs AMD FX-6300

Intel Core i5-8600K
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AMD FX-6300
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Intel Core i5-8600K
AMD FX-6300
Key Differences Key Differences Intel Core i5-8600K AMD FX-6300
Cores 6 6
CPU Threads 6 6
Base Clock Speed 3.6GHz 3.5GHz
Turbo Clock Speed 4.3GHz 4.1GHz
Has integrated graphics Yes No
Performance per watt Not Known 80.0
Performance Performance Intel Core i5-8600K AMD FX-6300
CPU Speed & Cores 6 x 3.6GHz 6 x 3.5GHz
Number of CPU Threads 6 6
L2 Cache Size 1.5MB 6MB
L3 Cache Size 9MB 8MB
Turbo Boost Frequency 4.3GHz 4.1GHz
L1 Cache Size 384KB 288KB
L2 Core 0.25MB/core 1MB/core
L3 Core 1.5MB/core 1.33MB/core
Clock Multiplier 36 Not Known
Turbo Boost Tech Version 2 Not Known
Does it have an unlocked multiplier No Yes
Uses ARM big.LITTLE tech No No
Uses ARM HMP No No
Turbo Core Tech Version Not Known 3
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Features Features Intel Core i5-8600K AMD FX-6300
Has AES Support Yes Yes
Supports CPU Throttling Yes Yes
Supported SSE Version 4.2 4.2
Has AVX Support Yes Yes
Has MMX Tech Support Yes Yes
Has F16C Support Yes Yes
Supports ARM TrustZone Tech No No
Has FMA4 Instructions Support No Yes
Has Multithreading Tech Support Yes No
Has NX Processor Bit Support Yes Yes
Has FMA3 Instructions Support Yes Yes
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Miscellaneous Miscellaneous Intel Core i5-8600K AMD FX-6300
Height 37.5mm 40mm
Width Size 37.5mm 40mm
General info General info Intel Core i5-8600K AMD FX-6300
Has 64-bit Support Yes Yes
Semiconductor Size 14nm 32nm
GPU Base Clock Speed 350MHz Not Known
TDP (Thermal Design Point) 95W 95W
PCI Express Version 3 2
CPU Temperature 100°C Not Known
DirectX Version Info 12 Not Known
OpenGL Driver Version 4.5 Not Known
GPU Boost Clock Speed 1150MHz Not Known
No. of Supported Displays 3 Not Known
Width Size 37.5mm 40mm
Height 37.5mm 40mm
Does it have Integrated Graphics Yes No
Transistor Count Not Known 1200 million
Supports Power Optimized L2 Cache No No
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Memory Memory Intel Core i5-8600K AMD FX-6300
RAM Memory Speed 2666MHz 1866MHz
Max Memory Bandwidth 42.7GB/s 21GB/s
Max Memory Channels 2 2
Supported Memory Size 64GB Not Known
Bus Bandwidth 8GT/s 5.4GT/s
ECC (Error-Correcting Code) Memory Support Yes No
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Benchmarks Benchmarks Intel Core i5-8600K AMD FX-6300
PassMark Score 12854 6445
PassMark Score (Single Thread) 2530 1430
PassMark Score (Overclocked) Not Known 7536
CPU Performance (Per Watt) Not Known 80.0
Power Consumption Under High Load Not Known 145.7W
Standard Power Consumption Not Known 72.2W
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