Intel Core i5-6600K

Intel Core i5-6600K
The Intel Core i5-6600K operates with:

CPU Cores 4.

CPU Threads: 4.

Performance-enhancing, system-enhancing technology that works faster and saves battery with:

Turbo: 3.90 GHz base 3.60 GHz all cores.

TDP: 91 W.

The processor is attached to:

CPU socket: LGA 1151.

This version includes

6.00 MB of L3 cache on one chip

Supports 2 memory channels to support DDR3-1600
DDR4-2133 RAM and features 3.0 PCIe Gen 16 lanes.

Tjunction keeps below -- degrees C.

In particular, Skylake S Architecture is enhanced with:

Technology: 14 nm

Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d.

The product was released on Q3/2015.

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CPU generation and family

Intel Core i5-6600K
Intel Core i5
Intel Core i 6000
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Desktop / Server
Intel Core i5-7600K

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

3.50 GHz
3.90 GHz
No
normal
4
Yes

Memory & PCIe

DDR3-1600
DDR4-2133
3.0
2
3.0
16

Encryption

Yes check

Internal Graphics

DDR3-1600
DDR4-2133
0.35 GHz
1.15 GHz
12
24
192
3
14 nm
Q3/2015

Technical details

x86-64 (64 bit)
Skylake S
--
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
6.00 MB
Q3/2015
LGA 1151

Thermal Management

91 W
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