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Intel - Core i5-6600 3.3 GHz Quad-Core Processor

( 4.8 Average / 47 Ratings )





Core i5-6600

Part #


Data Width




Operating Frequency

3.3 GHz

Turbo Frequency

3.9 GHz



L1 Cache

4 x 32 kB Instruction
4 x 32 kB Data

L2 Cache

4 x 256 kB

L3 Cache

1 x 6 MB


14 nm

Thermal Design Power

65 W

Includes CPU Cooler


Simultaneous Multithreading


Maximum Supported Memory

64 GB

Integrated Graphics

Intel HD Graphics 530

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Price History (Excluding Tax) History:


FuzzLobster 19 points 40 months ago
from completed build Sub $1000 Red Gaming PC

Great cpu for a skylake build. Temperatures are below 60 on load with the stock cooler.

Sternritter 8 points 39 months ago

This was on back order but its a great cpu and probably wont get truly stressed in my care .

27c in web browsing

61c in gaming

Turbo boost took it to 3.95ghz. I dont care for overclocking but with a Z motherboard this will go straight to 4.5ghz .Yes non K!

jobalo 10 points 39 months ago
from completed build Orange

The CPU is great but the stock intel cooler it comes with is rubbish.

g0vernor 15 points 39 months ago
from completed build Straight outta Hoth

For people who don't plan to overclock, this is a huge handful of number crunching power.

peppaz 11 points 38 months ago

Amazing cost to value/wattage/heat ratio

ivadim 14 points 38 months ago
from completed build BlackRaven

Good performance for the good price. 4.5 Stars

LoganNoster 14 points 37 months ago
from completed build Budget Gaming PC

Wonderful! No compatibility issues, comes with thermal paste and cooler, great pricing, and it's Intel!

sincebeta 7 points 37 months ago
from completed build I made this!

It's a CPU, and I think it does what it is meant to do. Not going to be overclocking, so happy with this model.

quickdrive 2 points 37 months ago
from completed build Skylake Frankenbuild i5

Great bang for buck performance. If you're not going to overclock this is all you need for gaming.

natsil42 10 points 35 months ago
from completed build Dark Matter

Excellent CPU! Wow, this thing has no issues with anything, on performance power plan in Windows, 3.8 to 3.9 GHz strong. Integrated graphics are pretty good as well, I can play Portal 2 on high settings at 1080p with 55-60 fps!