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Front view of Intel Core i7 2600

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Intel Core i7 2600

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Intel Core i7 2600 vs the AMD A10 5800K.

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Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 2600 vs A10 5800K

CompuBench 1.5 (Ocean surface simulation) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 2600
75.8 fps
A10 5800K
225.16 fps

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated Data courtesy FutureMark

Core i7 2600
2,607
A10 5800K
2,974

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 2600
10,986
A10 5800K
6,004

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 2600
2,876
A10 5800K
2,093

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 2600
2,470,000 MB/s
A10 5800K
2,340,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 2600
11,071
A10 5800K
5,765

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Core i7 2600
8,219
A10 5800K
4,636

PassMark (Single Core)

Core i7 2600
1,921
A10 5800K
1,460

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 2600  vs
A10 5800K 
Clock speed 3.4 GHz 3.8 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.8 GHz 4.2 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Is unlocked No Yes

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
AVX 1.1
SSE2
F16C
MMX
SSE4
XOP
AVX
SSE3
SSE
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 95W 100W
Annual home energy cost 41.87 $/year 24.09 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 112.13 $/year 87.6 $/year
Performance per watt 6.48 pt/W 5.49 pt/W
Typical power consumption 114.5W 81.25W

details

Core i7 2600  vs
A10 5800K 
Threads 8 4
L2 cache 1 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB 1 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Transistor count 1,160,000,000 1,303,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Voltage range 1.22 - 1.43V 0.82 - 1.48V
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.6°C Unknown - 74°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.93 GHz 4.48 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.92 GHz 4.59 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 2,824.9 2,959.6
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.93 GHz 4.48 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 2000 Radeon™ HD 7660D
Latest DirectX 10.x 11.0
GPU clock speed 850 MHz 800 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1866
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
Intel Core i7 2600
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