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Intel Core i7 10700KF vs i5 10600KF

We compared two desktop CPUs: the 3.8 GHz Intel Core i7 10700KF with 8-cores against the 4.1 GHz i5 10600KF with 6-cores. On this page, you'll find out which processor has better performance in benchmarks, games and other useful information.

NanoReview Review

General overview and comparison of the processors
Single-Core Performance
Performance in single-threaded apps and benchmarks
Measure performance when all cores are involved
Power Consumption
The efficiency score of electricity consumption
NanoReview Final Score
Generic CPU rating

Key Differences

What are the key differences between 10600KF and 10700KF
Advantages of Intel Core i7 10700KF
  • Has 2 physical cores more than the 10600KF
  • Has 4 MB larger L3 cache size
  • 6% higher Turbo Boost frequency (5.1 GHz vs 4.8 GHz)
  • Around 4.2 GB/s (10%) higher theoretical memory bandwidth


Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)


Full technical specification of Intel Core i7 10700KF and i5 10600KF


Vendor Intel Intel
Released May 1, 2020 May 1, 2020
Launch price 349 USD 237 USD
Type Desktop Desktop
Codename Comet Lake Comet Lake
Model number i7-10700KF i5-10600KF
Socket BGA-1200 BGA-1200
Integrated GPU No No


Cores 8 6
Threads 16 12
Base Frequency 3.8 GHz 4.1 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 5.1 GHz 4.8 GHz
Bus frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 38x 41x
Bus Bandwidth 8 GT/s 8 GT/s
L1 Cache 64K (per core) 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 256K (per core) 256K (per core)
L3 Cache 16MB (shared) 12MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier Yes Yes


Fabrication Process 14 nm 14 nm
TDP 125 W 125 W
Max. temperature 100°C 100°C

Memory support

Memory types DDR4-2933 DDR4-2666
Memory Size 128 GB 128 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 45.8 GB/s 41.6 GB/s
ECC Support No No


Official site Intel Core i7 10700KF official page Intel Core i5 10600KF official page
PCI Express Version 3.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 16 16

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So which CPU will you choose: Intel Core i5 10600KF or i7 10700KF?