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Desktop Processor

Intel Core i5-6600K


MSRP 109.99

Dangerously fast clock speeds. Excellent single-threaded performance. The Core i5-6600K is ideal for gaming and everyday computing tasks. As a K chip, its unlocked multiplier allows for easy overclocking, enabling y to squeeze even more performance out of the chip.

Core Count: 4-Core

Thread Count: 4-Threads

Base Clock: 3.5 Ghz

Boost Clock: 3.9 Ghz

Socket: LGA 1151

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The Elite Gaming Processor. 8 cores optimized for high-FPS gaming rigs.


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Top Features

Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0

Accelerate your processor and graphics performance for peak loads, automatically allowing your processor cores to run faster than the rated operating frequency if they’re operating below power, current, and temperature specification limits.

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology is an advanced means of enabling high performance while meeting the power-conservation needs of mobile systems. Conventional Intel SpeedStep® Technology switches both voltage and frequency in tandem between high and low levels in response to processor load.

Intel® Transactional Synchronization Extensions

Intel® Transaction Synchronization Extension (Intel® TSX) are a set of instructions that add hardware transactional memory support to improve performance of multi-threaded software.


High-performance quad-core processor for mainstream users and gamers.

The Core i5-6600K has 4 physical cores with hyper-threading, providing ample processing power for everyday computing tasks and gaming. Additionally, the CPU’s base clock speed of 3.5GHz and turbo boost of up to 3.9GHz ensures speedy performance when required. Moreover, the i5-6600K’s unlocked multiplier enables users to easily overclock the CPU for even greater performance, making it a versatile and reliable choice for those seeking a powerful processor without breaking the bank on a more modern CPU.



# of CPU Cores

# of Processing Threads

Boost Clock

Base Clock

Manufacturing Process

Thermal Power (TDP)

Total Cache


Skylake (5th Gen)



Up to 3.9 GHz

3.5 GHz





Compatibility Guide

Socket Type:

  • LGA1151

Recommended Chipsets:

  • Intel Z170
  • Intel H170
  • Intel B150
  • Intel H110


Recommended Memory Types:

  • DDR4-2133
  • DDR4-2400
  • DDR4-2666
  • DDR4-2933
  • DDR4-3200


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