Core i5-11600 vs Core i7-10700F benchmarks
In our benchmarks, the Core i5-11600 beats the Core i7-10700F in overall performance. Despite this, the Core i7-10700F has the advantage in our gaming benchmark.
When comparing core counts for these CPUs, we notice that the Core i7-10700F has slightly more cores with 8 cores compared to the Core i5-11600 that has 6 cores. It also has more threads than the Core i5-11600. These CPUs have different clock speeds. Indeed, the Core i7-10700F has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Core i5-11600. Furthermore, both these CPUs have identical turbo speeds. Both these chips have an identical TDP (Thermal Design Power). This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption. The info from our database shows that the Core i5-11600 has more L2 cache than the Core i7-10700F. Despite this, the Core i7-10700F has slightly more L3 cache compared to the Core i5-11600.
Modern CPUs generally have more logical cores than physical cores, this means that each core is split into multiple virtual cores, improving efficiency for parallel workloads. Indeed, the Core i5-11600 has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.