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6th Gen Core i5 6600K 3.5GHz 91W HD 530 6MB Quad Core CPU
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6th Gen Core i5 6600 3.3GHz 65W HD 530 6MB Quad Core CPU
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6th Gen Core i5 6600T 2.7GHz 35W HD 530 6MB Quad Core CPU
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Intel Skylake 6th Generation Core i5 Processors

See also Intel Skylake 6th Generation Pentium, Core i3 and Core i7 Processors.

Looking for the perfect processor to build your gaming rig? Want to game and stream at the same time? And want to edit your action videos and photos? Intel is proud to announce its 6th Generation Intel Core Desktop processor family - (codename Skylake). If it is performance you crave then these are the processors you have been waiting for. The top of the range Core i5 version, the 6600K processor has a quadcore base frequency of 3.5GHz, 6MB of cache memory and support for up to 64GB in DDR4 RAM memory. Additionally, the K version is unlocked so that you can squeeze every last bit of performance out of it.


The new architecture and design of the 6th Gen Intel Core desktop processors delivers a new full range base-clock settings that provide more granularity for overclocking your platform. This is possible with the new unlocked (K version) 6th Gen Intel Core desktop processors and the Intel Z170 chipset to tune key aspects of your system including cores, power and memory. Support for DDR4 RAM memory technology in mainstream platforms, allowing systems to have up to 64GB of memory and higher transfer speeds at lower power when compared to DDR3 (DDR4 speed 2133 MT/s at 1.2V vs DDR3 speed 1600 MT/s at 1.5). 6th Gen Intel Core desktop processors come with Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 Technology which gives you that extra burst of performance.


Videos come to life in Ultra HD 4K so users can enjoy amazing and vibrant multimedia experiences on Ultra HD and 4K displays (up to 4096x2304 resolution). To deliver this experience, Intel Core desktop processors incorporate support for HEVC, VP8 and VP9. Intel Quick Sync Video technology accelerates most video capabilities, allowing users to create and share in real-time and multi-task without interruption. 6th Gen Intel Core desktop processors support graphics programmability features such as Open CL 2.0 so programmers can easily take advantage of the graphics compute capabilities. With native support for the new DirectX 12 API, the 6th Gen Intel Core desktop processors can provide a better experience for gaming and graphics that take advantage of DirectX 12.


6th Gen Intel Core desktop processors offers hardware-level security features such as: Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX) that helps protect your system and your data. Intel Memory Protection Extensions helps protect application’s run time integrity. Intel Device Protection Technology with BIOS Guard 2.01 and Intel Device Protection Technology with Boot Guard help protect your system during boot. Whether you use your PC for gaming, rendering, editing or creating, the 6th Generation Intel Core desktop processors deliver a great PC experience.

SpecificationsCore i5 6600 CPUCore i5 6600K CPUCore i5 6600T CPU
Clock speed stock / turbo3.3 / 3.9 GHz 3.5 / 3.9 GHz 2.7 / 3.5 GHz
Cores / threads4/4
Intel Smart Cache6MB
Stock multiplierX33 X35 X27
Typical Passmark score7383 7849 7039
HD Graphics speed (stock)350 MHz
HD Graphics speed (max)1150 MHz
HD Graphics530
Thermal Design Power (TDP), watts65W 91W 35W
Intel vPro TechnologyNo
Intel Virtualization TechnologyYes
Socket type1151
Lithography14 nm
PackagingOEM *
More informationHere Here Here
Warranty24 months
EAN barcode5032037076081 5032037076142 -
  • *A suitable CPU cooler is required

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