Intel Core i5-5675C vs Core i7-2600

Intel Core i5-5675C
Intel Core i7-2600

General info

Comparing Core i5-5675C and Core i7-2600 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
n/d
 
4.57
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Series
Intel Core i5
 
n/d
Achitecture codename
Broadwell
 
Sandy Bridge
Release date
May 2015
 
January 2011
Launch price (MSRP)
n/d
 
$247
Price now
n/d
 
$535

Technical specs

Core i5-5675C and Core i7-2600 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i5-5675C and Core i7-2600 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
4
 
4
Number of threads
4
 
8
Maximum frequency
3.6 GHz
 
3.8 GHz
Bus support
5 GT / s
 
n/d
L1 cache
256K (per core)
 
64 KB (per core)
L2 cache
1 MB (per core)
 
256 KB (per core)
L3 cache
4 MB (shared)
 
8192 KB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
32 nm
Die size
n/d
 
216 mm2
Maximum core temperature
n/d
 
73 °C
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
72 °C
 
n/d
Transistor count
n/d
 
1160 million
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Core i5-5675C and Core i7-2600 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
1
Socket
FCLGA1150
 
LGA1155
Power consumption (TDP)
65 Watt
 
95 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i5-5675C and Core i7-2600. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
 
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX
AES-NI
+
 
+
AVX
+
 
+
vPro
-
 
+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
+
eDRAM
128 MB
 
n/d
Turbo Boost
2.0
 
2.0
Hyper-Threading
n/d
 
+
TSX
+
 
-
Idle States
+
 
+
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
+
Flex Memory Access
n/d
 
+
FDI
+
 
+
Fast Memory Access
n/d
 
+

Security technologies

Core i5-5675C and Core i7-2600 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 
+
EDB
+
 
+
Secure Key
+
 
n/d
Identity Protection
+
 
+
OS Guard
+
 
n/d
Anti-Theft
+
 
n/d

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i5-5675C and Core i7-2600 are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
+
VT-x
+
 
+
VT-i
-
 
n/d
EPT
+
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i5-5675C and Core i7-2600.
Supported memory types
DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600
 
DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333
Maximum memory size
32 GB
 
32 GB
Max memory channels
2
 
2
Maximum memory bandwidth
25.6 GB / s
 
21 GB / s

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Core i5-5675C and Core i7-2600.
Integrated graphics
 
Intel HD 2000
Max video memory
32 GB
 
n/d
Quick Sync
+
 
+
Clear Video
+
 
n/d
Clear Video HD
+
 
+
Graphics max frequency
1.1 GHz
 
1.35 GHz
InTru 3D
+
 
+

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i5-5675C and Core i7-2600 integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
3
 
2
eDP
+
 
n/d
DisplayPort
+
 
-
HDMI
+
 
-
DVI
+
 
n/d
VGA
+
 
n/d

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i5-5675C and Core i7-2600 integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
4096x2304@24Hz
 
n/d
Max resolution over eDP
3840x2160@60Hz
 
n/d
Max resolution over DisplayPort
3840x2160@60Hz
 
n/d
Max resolution over VGA
1920x1200@60Hz
 
n/d

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i5-5675C and Core i7-2600 integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
11.2
 
n/d
OpenGL
4.3
 
n/d

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core i5-5675C and Core i7-2600.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
2.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
16
 
16

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i5-5675C and Core i7-2600. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

i5-5675C 16.94
i7-2600 17.06 +0.7%

Passmark

i5-5675C 8125
i7-2600 8181 +0.7%

3DMark Fire Strike Physics

i5-5675C 7440 +48.2%
i7-2600 5020

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Core i5-5675C and Core i7-2600. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
6.4 Mh/s +28%
 
5 Mh/s −28%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Core i5-5675C and Core i7-2600 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Core i5-5675C

Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 32 nm)
Less power hungry (65 vs 95 watts)
AVX2 (Advanced Vector Extensions 2 - an extension to AVX, the set of SIMD instructions working with 128- and 256-bit registers)
AES-NI (Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions - additional instructions for hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption)
TransactionalSynchronizationExtensionVersion
DisplayPortMenu
HDMIMenu

Advantages of Intel Core i7-2600

0.7% faster in synthetic tests

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