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Essentials

Product Collection
Vertical Segment
Processor Number
Status
Launch Date
Expected Discontinuance
Lithography
Included Items
Product Collection
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processors Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) 6th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processors Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Intel® Core™ X-series Processors
Vertical Segment
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Desktop Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) Desktop Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Desktop
Processor Number
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) i7-4790K Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) i7-6700K Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) i7-6900K
Status
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Discontinued Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) Discontinued Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Discontinued
Launch Date
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Q2'14 Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) Q3'15 Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Q2'16
Expected Discontinuance
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 07/14/2017
Lithography
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 22 nm Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) 14 nm Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 14 nm
Included Items
Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) Please note: The boxed product does not include a fan or heat sink Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Please note: The boxed product does not include a fan or heat sink

Performance

# of Cores
# of Threads
Processor Base Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
Cache
Bus Speed
TDP
# of QPI Links
Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 Frequency
# of Cores
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 4 Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) 4 Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 8
# of Threads
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 8 Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) 8 Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 16
Processor Base Frequency
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 4.00 GHz Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) 4.00 GHz Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 3.20 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 4.40 GHz Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) 4.20 GHz Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 3.70 GHz
Cache
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 8 MB SmartCache Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) 8 MB SmartCache Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 20 MB
Bus Speed
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 5 GT/s DMI2 Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) 8 GT/s DMI3
TDP
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 88 W Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) 91 W Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 140 W
# of QPI Links
Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) 0
Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 Frequency
Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 4.00 GHz

Supplemental Information

Embedded Options Available
Datasheet
Product Brief
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) No Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) No Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) No
Datasheet
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) View now Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) View now Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) View now
Product Brief
Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) View now Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) View now

Memory Specifications

Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
Memory Types
Max # of Memory Channels
Max Memory Bandwidth
ECC Memory Supported
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 32 GB Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) 64 GB Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 128 GB
Memory Types
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) DDR3-1333/1600, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.5V Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) DDR4-1866/2133, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) DDR4 2400/2133
Max # of Memory Channels
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 2 Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) 2 Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 4
Max Memory Bandwidth
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 25.6 GB/s Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) 34.1 GB/s
ECC Memory Supported
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) No Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) No Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) No

Processor Graphics

Processor Graphics
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Video Max Memory
Graphics Output
Execution Units
Max Resolution (HDMI 1.4)‡
Max Resolution (DP)‡
Max Resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel)‡
Max Resolution (VGA)‡
DirectX* Support
OpenGL* Support
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Flexible Display Interface (Intel® FDI)
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
# of Displays Supported
Device ID
4K Support
Intel® Clear Video Technology
Processor Graphics
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Intel® HD Graphics 4600 Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) Intel® HD Graphics 530
Graphics Base Frequency
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 350 MHz Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) 350 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 1.25 GHz Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) 1.15 GHz
Graphics Video Max Memory
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 2 GB Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) 64 GB
Graphics Output
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) eDP/DP/HDMI/DVI/VGA Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) eDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
Execution Units
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 20
Max Resolution (HDMI 1.4)‡
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 3840x2160@24Hz Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) 4096x2304@24Hz
Max Resolution (DP)‡
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 3840x2160@60Hz Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) 4096x2304@60Hz
Max Resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel)‡
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 3840x2160@60Hz Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) 4096x2304@60Hz
Max Resolution (VGA)‡
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 1920x1200@60Hz Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) N/A
DirectX* Support
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 11.2/12 Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) 12
OpenGL* Support
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 4.3 Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) 4.5
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) Yes
Intel® Flexible Display Interface (Intel® FDI)
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) Yes
# of Displays Supported
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 3 Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) 3
Device ID
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 0x412 Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) 0x1912
4K Support
Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) Yes, at 60Hz
Intel® Clear Video Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) Yes

Expansion Options

Scalability
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Configurations
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Scalability
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 1S Only Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) 1S Only Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 1S Only
PCI Express Revision
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 3.0 Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) 3.0 Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 3.0
PCI Express Configurations
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 16 Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) 16 Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 40

Package Specifications

Sockets Supported
Max CPU Configuration
Thermal Solution Specification
TCASE
Package Size
Sockets Supported
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) FCLGA1150 Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) FCLGA1151 Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) FCLGA2011-3
Max CPU Configuration
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 1 Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) 1 Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 1
Thermal Solution Specification
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) PCG 2013D Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) PCG 2015D (130W)
TCASE
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 74.04°C Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) 64°C
Package Size
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 37.5mm x 37.5mm Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) 37.5mm x 37.5mm

Advanced Technologies

Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® TSX-NI
Intel® 64
Instruction Set
Instruction Set Extensions
Intel® My WiFi Technology
Idle States
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel® Identity Protection Technology
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® Optane™ Memory Supported
Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 2.0 Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) 2.0 Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 2.0
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) No Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) No Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) No
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Yes
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Yes
Intel® TSX-NI
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) No Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) Yes
Intel® 64
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Yes
Instruction Set
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 64-bit Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) 64-bit Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 64-bit
Instruction Set Extensions
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2 Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Intel® My WiFi Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes
Idle States
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Yes
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) Yes
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) No Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) No
Intel® Optane™ Memory Supported
Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) No
Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0
Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Yes

Security & Reliability

Intel® AES New Instructions
Secure Key
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Anti-Theft Technology
Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX)
Intel® Memory Protection Extensions (Intel® MPX)
Intel® Boot Guard
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Yes
Secure Key
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) Yes
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) Yes
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) No Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) No Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) No
Execute Disable Bit
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-6900K Processor (20M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Yes
Anti-Theft Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes
Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX)
Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) Yes with Intel® ME
Intel® Memory Protection Extensions (Intel® MPX)
Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) Yes
Intel® Boot Guard
Intel® Core™ i7-6700K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz) Yes

AC

Active: This specific part is active.

EN

End of Life: Product End of Life notification has been published.

NI

Not Implemented: No Orders, Inquiries, Quotes, Deliveries Returns, or Shipments.

NO

No Orders after Last Order Entry Date: Used for end of life products. Allows for delivery and returns.

OB

Obsolete: Inventory available. No future supplies will be available.

PA

Pre Active: Orders may be taken, but not scheduled, nor shipped.

QR

Quality/Reliability Hold.

RP

Retired Price: This specific part is no longer being manufactured or purchased and no inventory is available.

RS

Reschedule

RT

Retired: This specific part is no longer being manufactured or purchased and no inventory is available.

E2

Obsolete and past last time buy.

BR

Bookings Release (BR) – Product can be booked but not shipped.