CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 2600 vs 5575R among all CPUs

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

8.5

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i7 2600 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i7 2600  based on its performance, single-core performance and value.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i7 2600

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i7 2600

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Higher clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 2.8 GHz More than 20% higher clock speed
Much higher GPU clock speed 850 MHz vs 300 MHz More than 2.8x higher GPU clock speed
Much better performance per dollar 2.72 pt/$ vs 0.97 pt/$ More than 2.8x better performance per dollar
Higher turbo clock speed 3.8 GHz vs 3.3 GHz More than 15% higher turbo clock speed
Much better turbo clock speed 1,350 MHz vs 1,050 MHz Around 30% better turbo clock speed
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.93 GHz vs 2.8 GHz More than 40% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better performance per watt 6.48 pt/W vs 3.65 pt/W Around 80% better performance per watt
More threads 8 vs 4 Twice as many threads
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.92 GHz vs 2.8 GHz More than 40% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of Intel Core i5 5575R

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Intel Core i5 5575R

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Much newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better CompuBench 1.5 ocean surface simulation score 382.35 fps vs 75.8 fps More than 5x better CompuBench 1.5 ocean surface simulation score
Much lower typical power consumption 52.81W vs 114.5W 2.2x lower typical power consumption
More number of displays supported 3 vs 2 1 more number of displays supported
Newer Apr, 2015 vs Jan, 2011 Release date over 4 years later
Much lower annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year vs 41.87 $/year 2.7x lower annual home energy cost
Better geekbench 3 single core score 3,164 vs 2,876 More than 10% better geekbench 3 single core score
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year vs 112.13 $/year Around 50% lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 2600 vs i5 5575R

CompuBench 1.5 (Ocean surface simulation) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 2600
75.8 fps
Core i5 5575R
382.35 fps

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 2600
10,986
Core i5 5575R
10,562

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 2600
2,470,000 MB/s
Core i5 5575R
4,450 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 2600  vs
i5 5575R 
Clock speed 3.4 GHz 2.8 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.8 GHz 3.3 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 95W 65W
Annual home energy cost 41.87 $/year 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 112.13 $/year 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 6.48 pt/W 3.65 pt/W
Typical power consumption 114.5W 52.81W

bus

Architecture DMI DMI 2.0
Number of links 1 0
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s 5,000 MT/s

details

Core i7 2600  vs
i5 5575R 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 4
Manufacture process 32 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.93 GHz 2.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.92 GHz 2.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.93 GHz 2.8 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 2000 Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics 6200
Number of displays supported 2 3
GPU clock speed 850 MHz 300 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,350 MHz 1,050 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No No
Maximum bandwidth 21,333.32 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB 32,768 MB
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