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Intel - Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor

( 4.9 Average / 394 Ratings )

Specifications

Manufacturer

Intel

Model

Core i5-6600K

Part #

BX80662I56600K

Data Width

64-bit

Socket

LGA1151

Operating Frequency

3.5GHz

Max Turbo Frequency

3.9GHz

Cores

4

L1 Cache

4 x 32KB Instruction
4 x 32KB Data

L2 Cache

4 x 256KB

L3 Cache

1 x 6MB

Lithography

14 nm

Thermal Design Power

91 Watts

Includes CPU Cooler

No

Simultaneous Multithreading

No

Integrated Graphics

Intel HD Graphics 530

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Reviews

mahiyar 16 points 25 months ago
from completed build Unfinished Build -- Now Complete

No cooler here so the actual cost of possession is quiet higher compared to let's say 4690k, good standard processor not yet overclocked.

Glyphnutz 12 points 24 months ago
from completed build First time gaming build

Not much to say about the CPU, as it doesn't affect gaming performance hugely, went with i5 over i7 for best value, and am very happy with the decision.

jnknpt 32 points 24 months ago
from completed build Student Skylake

Nice and fast - lovely all round - not too hot unlike some reviews have said

gregtour 17 points 24 months ago
from completed build Programmer Development Rig

Works wonderfully. Temperatures between 30 - 74° C.

Yutang 30 points 24 months ago
from completed build Fenollium

Great CPU OCed to 4.5Ghz stable at 1.225V

RhoadsV 14 points 23 months ago
from completed build Gaming and Home Office Computer

I was considering the i7 but decided to put the cost difference into my video card instead.

Dikaitng 17 points 23 months ago
from completed build Something Special

Run really well in games and application I use.

However, with intel aiming the "K" series skylake cpu for overclockers I must say I am very disappointed. I'm only able to OC the cpu to a maximum of 4.2Ghz and I even need to give it 1.275V for it to become stable.

mattRlive 20 points 23 months ago
from completed build mattRlive's skylake build

One of the best CPU's I ever had I ccan overclock it to 4.5GHz and play all games on max setting with this

eeem1214 7 points 23 months ago
from completed build Jolly Blue

The CPU is amazing even without being overclocked

FluttershysYAAY 41 points 23 months ago

Currently clocked at 4.5Ghz at 1.31volts, my chip seems to be a little touchy, where putting it to 4.6Ghz seems to not fair so well. And putting it below 4.5Ghz at 1.31Volts, does the same.

I can't even go to 4.4Ghz on 1.31, It only works for 4.5Ghz. I don't know, don't ask. It's stable, and that works for me.