Intel Core i5-11600K

Intel Core i5-11600K

About processor

The Intel Core i5-11600K is a powerful processor that delivers impressive performance for desktop users. With a total of 6 cores and 12 threads, this processor is capable of handling multitasking and demanding applications with ease. The base frequency of 3.9 GHz, along with a max turbo frequency of 4.9 GHz, ensures that the processor can deliver fast and snappy performance for various tasks. The 12MB of L3 cache provides ample room for storing frequently accessed data, which further enhances the processor's overall performance. The integrated graphics model also allows for decent graphical capabilities without the need for a dedicated GPU. With a TDP of 125W, the i5-11600K is a power-hungry processor, but the performance it delivers justifies the power consumption. In benchmark tests, the processor has shown impressive results, with Geekbench 6 Single Core scores reaching 2240 and Multi Core scores of 8875. Overall, the Intel Core i5-11600K is a solid choice for users who need a reliable and high-performing processor for their desktop systems. Whether for gaming, content creation, or general use, this processor delivers the right balance of power and efficiency.


Label Name
Launch Date
March 2021
Model Name
The Intel processor number is just one of several factors - along with processor brand, system configurations, and system-level benchmarks - to be considered when choosing the right processor for your computing needs.
Code Name
Rocket Lake

CPU Specifications

Total Cores
Cores is a hardware term that describes the number of independent central processing units in a single computing component (die or chip).
Total Threads
Where applicable, Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology is only available on Performance-cores.
Performance-core Base Frequency
3.9 GHz
Performance-core Max Turbo Frequency
Maximum P-core turbo frequency derived from Intel® Turbo Boost Technology.
4.9 GHz
L1 Cache
64K per core
L2 Cache
512K per core
L3 Cache
12MB shared
CPU Socket
The socket is the component that provides the mechanical and electrical connections between the processor and motherboard.
Lithography refers to the semiconductor technology used to manufacture an integrated circuit, and is reported in nanometer (nm), indicative of the size of features built on the semiconductor.
14 nm
125 W
Max. Operating Temperature
Junction Temperature is the maximum temperature allowed at the processor die.
100 °C

Memory Specifications

Memory Type
Intel® processors come in four different types: Single Channel, Dual Channel, Triple Channel, and Flex Mode. Maximum supported memory speed may be lower when populating multiple DIMMs per channel on products that support multiple memory channels.
Max Memory Size
Max memory size refers to the maximum memory capacity supported by the processor.
Memory Channels
The number of memory channels refers to the bandwidth operation for real world application.

GPU Specifications

Integrated Graphics Model
An integrated GPU refers to the graphics core that is integrated into the CPU processor. Leveraging the processor's powerful computational capabilities and intelligent power efficiency management, it delivers outstanding graphics performance and a smooth application experience at a lower power consumption.


Cinebench R23
Single Core Score
Cinebench R23
Multi Core Score
Geekbench 6
Single Core Score
Geekbench 6
Multi Core Score
Geekbench 5
Single Core Score
Geekbench 5
Multi Core Score
Passmark CPU
Single Core Score
Passmark CPU
Multi Core Score

Compared to Other CPU

Cinebench R23 Single Core
Cinebench R23 Multi Core
12258 +6.6%
12088 +5.1%
11391 -0.9%
11383 -1%
Geekbench 6 Single Core
2242 +0.1%
2238 -0.1%
Geekbench 6 Multi Core
8906 +0.3%
Geekbench 5 Single Core
1654 +0.2%
1649 -0.1%
Geekbench 5 Multi Core
7779 +0.2%
7750 -0.2%
7742 -0.3%
Passmark CPU Multi Core
19689 +0.2%
19664 +0.1%
19625 -0.1%
19625 -0.1%