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CPU

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

(426 Ratings, 4.9 Average)

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Specifications

Manufacturer

Intel

Model

Core i5-6600K

Part #

BX80662I56600K

Manufacturer

Intel

Core Count

4

Core Clock

3.5 GHz

Boost Clock

3.9 GHz

TDP

91 W

Series

Intel Core i5

Microarchitecture

Skylake

Core Family

Skylake-S

Socket

LGA1151

Integrated Graphics

Intel HD Graphics 530

ECC Support

No

Packaging

Boxed

Includes CPU Cooler

No

L1 Cache

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

L2 Cache

4 x 256 kB

L3 Cache

1 x 6 MB

Lithography

14 nm

Simultaneous Multithreading

No

Price History

    Reviews

    rwoody81
    • 375 points
    • 42 months ago

    from completed build I See What Hue Did There...

    I love this processor. It's a beast compared to what I came from. I haven't seen this thing go over 60% load for any of my games yet. I started out wanting the 6700K, but the price was just too steep, and I didn't really need the added power anyway.

    lipan02
    • 238 points
    • 38 months ago

    from completed build Vision of a Lion ( First Build )

    Solid and does not compromise with the performance. i5-6600K definitely was enough for my build. Glad I managed to buy this combo with the motherboard which saved me heaps.

    Cosmo_Canyon
    • 230 points
    • 37 months ago

    from completed build Polaris

    Decent cpu.Powerful but expensive.No OC needed im not a fan.

    deezy
    • 210 points
    • 37 months ago

    from completed build Sleek Build

    For me it is perfect, I built this PC to play new gaming titles which so far this processor has killed along with more than enough power for my rendering needs.

    mitzyjack
    • 157 points
    • 37 months ago

    Great Gaming CPU Hasnt Let me down, when watercooled runs perfectly well and gets a good overclock

    hrong654
    • 132 points
    • 47 months ago

    from completed build Now That's What I Call Skylake!

    A nice skylake chip, overclocked to 4.2GHz for daily use. I was planning to get a 6700K, but the price of 6700K was ridiculously high.

    This PC is mainly used for gaming so this processer is good enough. There is not much difference in gaming between my X99 system.

    r3xx0n
    • 117 points
    • 33 months ago

    from completed build "Fuuka" gaming build 2017

    Very capable processor.

    beaststeak
    • 112 points
    • 44 months ago

    from completed build Tölva

    i invest a lot time to choose a cpu and i end up with this one. all i need for my use and a bit more. in my case not worth it to go with 6700K and i am happy with the performance.

    deashunboi
    • 94 points
    • 38 months ago

    from completed build Project: Azure

    I always dreamed of getting the top end i5 unlocked version since i started playing around with computers. Although it works very well, sometimes the 4 cores and 4 threads just aren't enough. When you're streaming, watching youtube and playing games all at the same time. However I still love how fast this thing runs.

    spenser
    • 87 points
    • 39 months ago

    from completed build Great Big Wumbo

    Its k

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