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Intel Core i5-6600 Processor Review

3405

3DMark Time Spy
Physics Score

Performance
3DMark rank
176
MSRP Price
$213
Socket
FCLGA1151
TDP
65 W
3DMark score per Watt
52

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Intel Core i5-6600 Processor popularity rank N/A

Is the Intel Core i5-6600 Processor good value for money?

This chart compares the Intel Core i5-6600 Processor with the most popular Processors over the last 30 days. Components that offer the best value for money have great performance (yellow) and a low price (green). The smaller the overlap between the yellow and green bars, the better the value for money.

3DMark score
MSRP Price

Highest score:    20043

Highest price:    $1999
Name MSRP Price 3DMark Time Spy Physics Score Price vs performance comparison
AMD Ryzen 9 5950X $799 13677
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X $549 12993
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X $449 11329
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X $329 9576
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X $299 8086
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $199 6999
Intel Core i5-6600 Processor $213 3405

Intel Core i5-6600 Processor performance comparison

Name MSRP Price 3DMark Time Spy Physics Score Value for Money
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G $169
3483
20
Intel Xeon Processor E3-1230V2 $215
3462
16
Intel Core i5-6600 Processor $213
3405
15
AMD Ryzen 5 1400 $169
3393
20
Intel Core i5-7500 Processor $192
3381
17

Intel Core i5-6600 Processor price comparison

Name MSRP Price 3DMark Score Value for Money
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $219
5277
24
Intel Xeon Processor E3-1230V2 $215
3462
16
Intel Core i5-6600 Processor $213
3405
15
Intel Core i5-12500 Processor $209
9479
45
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $199
6999
35