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Intel - Core i7-6700K 4GHz Quad-Core Processor

( 4.9 Average / 496 Ratings )





Core i7-6700K

Part #


Data Width




Operating Frequency


Max Turbo Frequency




L1 Cache

4 x 32KB Instruction
4 x 32KB Data

L2 Cache

4 x 256KB

L3 Cache

1 x 8MB


14 nm

Thermal Design Power

91 Watts

Includes CPU Cooler


Simultaneous Multithreading

Yes: Hyper-Threading

Maximum Supported Memory


Integrated Graphics

Intel HD Graphics 530

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Price History (Excluding Tax) History:


Spartaramo 49 points 31 months ago
from completed build illest Build (Skylake)

The first i7 to be released on the Z170 chipset range works great, managed to overclock to 4.5ghz @1.3v 100% Stable.

Hostility 20 points 29 months ago
from completed build Well Deserved Upgrade

Very happy with the amazing performance of the 6700K. I consider this a time-saver as my i3 before would take quite long to convert a bunch of videos, whereas this thing swiftly breezes through those tasks. As mentioned before, I've overclocked the CPU to 4.6GHz, although I would have liked a better result, temps are fine and the extra performance is a bonus! Hopefully the extra cash was worth it for this thing!

EvZ_2 74 points 29 months ago
from completed build House Targaryen


aricwright 29 points 29 months ago
from completed build A Little Sumpin Killer RI7G

Nothing to say. Best Processor out!

Mackilroy 19 points 29 months ago
from completed build Of Course I Still Love You

This CPU is quick. Really quick. Probably a bit more than I needed, but I wanted to stick with i7s because I do more than just play video games.

ansen 25 points 29 months ago

Not much to say here... may have been a bit overkill, but it fit into my budget and I do use some apps that can take advantage of the hyper-threading.

barath56 14 points 29 months ago
from completed build Black Tiger!

Fast and Hot (relatively). Not a 5Ghz on air/liquid out-of-box unit as hyped

jon.flynn 41 points 29 months ago

Very fast! This CPU is extremely powerful. Coming from an i7 2.9Ghz iMac - it was like walking and then being given a Ferrari on the autobahn... Very happy with the stability, the temps both idle and under load.

gemichi 6 points 29 months ago
from completed build First desktop build

Originally, I was going for 4690k, then I waited for skylake 6600k and the last moment, I decided to go for the 6700k for the thread because I'll be using this computer for photo editing, and other graphical tasks.

It has a few driver cash related to its HD530.

bobcat1123 28 points 29 months ago
from completed build Skymonster - 6700k / 980 ti

Incremental improvement over the 4790k, but works as intended. Thanks Intel. FYI: I have not attempted to overclock this yet.