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Product Name
Intel® Core™ i5-6600K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.90 GHz) Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz)
Code Name
Skylake Skylake
Processor Number
i5-6600K i7-6700K
Launched Launched
Launch Date
Q3'15 Q3'15
14 nm 14 nm
Recommended Customer Price
$242.00 - $243.00 $339.00 - $350.00
# of Cores
4 4
# of Threads
4 8
Processor Base Frequency
3.50 GHz 4.00 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency
3.90 GHz 4.20 GHz
6 MB SmartCache 8 MB SmartCache
Bus Speed
8 GT/s DMI3 8 GT/s DMI3
91 W 91 W
# of QPI Links
Supplemental Information
Embedded Options Available
No No
Conflict Free
Yes Yes
Link Link
Product Brief
Link Link
Memory Specifications
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
64 GB 64 GB
Memory Types
DDR4-1866/2133, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V DDR4-1866/2133, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Max # of Memory Channels
2 2
Max Memory Bandwidth
34.1 GB/s 34.1 GB/s
ECC Memory Supported
No No
Graphics Specifications
Processor Graphics
Intel® HD Graphics 530 Intel® HD Graphics 530
Graphics Base Frequency
350.00 MHz 350.00 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.15 GHz 1.15 GHz
Graphics Video Max Memory
64 GB 64 GB
Graphics Output
4K Support
Yes, at 60Hz Yes, at 60Hz
Max Resolution (Intel® WiDi)‡
1080p 1080p
Max Resolution (HDMI 1.4)‡
4096x2304@24Hz 4096x2304@24Hz
Max Resolution (DP)‡
4096x2304@60Hz 4096x2304@60Hz
Max Resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel)‡
4096x2304@60Hz 4096x2304@60Hz
Max Resolution (VGA)‡
DirectX* Support
12 12
OpenGL* Support
4.4 4.4
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Yes Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology
Yes Yes
Intel® Wireless Display
Yes Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
Yes Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology
Yes Yes
# of Displays Supported
3 3
Device ID
0x1912 0x1912
Expansion Options
1S Only 1S Only
PCI Express Revision
3.0 3.0
PCI Express Configurations
Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
16 16
Package Specifications
Sockets Supported
Max CPU Configuration
1 1
Thermal Solution Specification
PCG 2015D (130W) PCG 2015D (130W)
64°C 64°C
Package Size
37.5mm x 37.5mm 37.5mm x 37.5mm
Low Halogen Options Available
Advanced Technologies
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
2.0 2.0
Intel® vPro Technology
No No
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
No Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Yes Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Yes Yes
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Yes Yes
Intel® TSX-NI
Yes Yes
Intel® 64
Yes Yes
Instruction Set
64-bit 64-bit
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0 SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Idle States
Yes Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Yes Yes
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Yes Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology
Yes Yes
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
No No
Intel® Small Business Advantage
Yes Yes
Intel® Data Protection Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions
Yes Yes
Secure Key
Yes Yes
Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX)
Yes Yes
Intel® Memory Protection Extensions (Intel® MPX)
Yes Yes
Intel® Platform Protection Technology
OS Guard
Yes Yes
Trusted Execution Technology
No No
Execute Disable Bit
Yes Yes
Intel® Device Protection Technology with Boot Guard
Yes Yes