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CPU

Intel Core i7-2600K 3.4 GHz Quad-Core Processor

(42 Ratings, 4.9 Average)

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Specifications

Manufacturer

Intel

Model

Core i7-2600K

Part #

BX80623I72600K

Manufacturer

Intel

Core Count

4

Core Clock

3.4 GHz

TDP

95 W

Series

Intel Core i7

Microarchitecture

Sandy Bridge

Core Family

Sandy Bridge

Socket

LGA1155

Integrated Graphics

Intel HD Graphics 3000

ECC Support

No

Packaging

Boxed

Includes CPU Cooler

Yes

L1 Cache

  • 4 x 32 kB Instruction
  • 4 x 32 kB Data

L2 Cache

4 x 256 kB

L3 Cache

1 x 8 MB

Lithography

32 nm

Simultaneous Multithreading

Yes: Hyper-Threading

Price History

    Reviews

    Jimlem088
    • 18 points
    • 39 months ago

    from completed build Cannibalized black beast

    Awesome CPU but irrelevant right now because of the lack of motherboard availability.

    ACowne
    • 10 points
    • 40 months ago

    Hard not to give 5 stars except it needs to be clearer that an extra cooler is needed. Otherwise amazing and stood up to anything I threw at it.

    Vairfoley
    • 8 points
    • 18 months ago

    from completed build Remachine III

    Still a nice CPU in 2018.

    DreamSavior
    • 7 points
    • 56 months ago

    from completed build Late 2011 Build

    Really impressed with that cpu back in the days when it was new... good overclock and cool temps.

    Smeve
    • 6 points
    • 44 months ago

    from completed build My Desktop PC

    This chip is old, but it overclocks like a champ.

    Dr-Node-304
    • 6 points
    • 16 months ago

    from completed build Node 304 Gaming Rig

    Fantastic CPU that is still going strong into today's games.

    In 2015, I was still rocking on an i5 2500k and I felt like to upgrading because I noticed my GPU being bottleneck in some games such as GTA 5 so there was an opportunity for me to pick up the i7 2600k for £110 and I haven't looked back ever since.

    GTA5 was no longer being held back by the 2500k and more and more games were using more threads so it looks like the upgrade paid off!

    Jgunter
    • 5 points
    • 53 months ago

    from completed build Built around a free CPU - poorly.

    Beast of a processor I got for free. Stock clock is 3400, it'll safely OC to 4800 without problem. Keeps up with some stock i7 4000 series chips.

    Ryfael
    • 1 point
    • 19 months ago

    from completed build RX-78

    It's been running since 2011 so I've gotten my money's worth. To keep it real, Intel is pricey but I mean, it has outlived any of my expectations and is still viable in 2018

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