Intel Core i7-6900K

Intel Core i7-6900K
The Intel Core i7-6900K operates with:

CPU Cores 8.

CPU Threads: 16.

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

Turbo: 3.70 GHz base No turbo all cores.

TDP: 140 W.

The processor is attached to:

CPU socket: LGA 2011-3.

This version includes

20.00 MB of L3 cache on one chip

Supports 4 memory channels to support DDR4-2400 RAM and features 3.0 PCIe Gen 40 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 Q2/2016.

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CPU generation and family

Intel Core i7-6900K
Intel Core i7 Extreme Edition
Intel Core i 6000
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Desktop / Server
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CPU Cores and Base Frequency

3.20 GHz
3.70 GHz
Yes
normal
8
Yes

Memory & PCIe

DDR4-2400
3.0
4
3.0
40

Encryption

Yes check

Internal Graphics

DDR4-2400
no iGPU
No turbo
14 nm

Technical details

x86-64 (64 bit)
Skylake S
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VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
20.00 MB
Q2/2016
LGA 2011-3

Thermal Management

140 W
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