Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0 GHz Quad-Core Processor (Retail)

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Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0 GHz Quad-Core Processor (Retail)
Key Features
  • 4 Cores & 8 Threads
  • 4.0 GHz Clock Speed
  • 4.2 GHz Maximum Turbo Frequency
  • FCLGA1151 Socket
The Core i7-6700K 4.0 GHz Quad-Core Processor from Intel is the sixth generation of the Core i7 product line that is now built using Skylake architecture. This processor features a base frequency of 4.0 GHz and, as with many Skylake technologies, it comes with features such as Intel Turbo Boost 2.0, Hyper-Threading, and vPro. With Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology, the maximum clock rate this processor can achieve is 4.2 GHz. Additionally, this processor also features four cores with eight threads in a FCLGA1151 socket and has 8MB of Intel Smart Cache memory. Having four cores allows the processor to run multiple programs simultaneously without slowing down the system, while the eight threads allow applications to complete tasks sooner by working in parallel. This processor also supports up to 64GB of DDR4-2133/1866 MHz and DDR3L 1600/1333 MHz RAM, has integrated Intel HD Graphics 530, and has SSE 4.1/4.2 & AVX 2.0 Extensions, as well as AES New Instructions.
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Intel i7-6700 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Intel Quick Sync Video
  • 3Intel InTru 3D Technology
  • 4Intel Insider
  • 5Intel Wireless Display
  • 6Intel Clear Video HD Technology
  • 7Intel Clear Video Technology
  • 8Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 Technology
  • 9Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
  • 10Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
  • 11Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
  • 12Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
  • 13Intel TSX-NI
  • 14Intel 64
  • 15Intel My WiFi Technology
  • 16Idle States
  • 17Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
  • 18Intel Fast Memory Access
  • 19AES New Instructions
  • 20Secure Key
  • 21Intel SGX (Software Guard Extensions)
  • 22Execute Disable Bit
  • 23Anti-Theft Technology

The Core i7-6700K 4.0 GHz Quad-Core Processor from Intel is the sixth generation of the Core i7 product line that is now built using Skylake architecture. This processor features a base frequency of 4.0 GHz and, as with many Skylake technologies, it comes with features such as Intel Turbo Boost 2.0, Hyper-Threading, and vPro. With Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology, the maximum clock rate this processor can achieve is 4.2 GHz. Additionally, this processor also features four cores with eight threads in a FCLGA1151 socket and has 8MB of Intel Smart Cache memory. Having four cores allows the processor to run multiple programs simultaneously without slowing down the system, while the eight threads allow applications to complete tasks sooner by working in parallel. This processor also supports up to 64GB of DDR4-2133/1866 MHz and DDR3L 1600/1333 MHz RAM, has integrated Intel HD Graphics 530, and has SSE 4.1/4.2 & AVX 2.0 Extensions, as well as AES New Instructions.

This Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0 GHz Quad-Core processor is well suited for users who are interested in general-use tasks, such as Internet browsing, checking E-mail, document creation and editing, and multimedia playback, as well as more intensive tasks that are able to benefit from overclocking. This K processor is also unlocked, meaning that it can be overclocked past its maximum turbo frequency . However, overclocking past the maximum turbo frequency is not recommended. Not only will it cause the processor to run much hotter, it will also void the limited 3-year warranty.

Intel Quick Sync Video

Intel Quick Sync Video delivers fast conversion of video for portable media players, online sharing, and video editing and authoring

Intel InTru 3D Technology

Intel InTru 3D Technology provides stereoscopic 3-D Blu-ray playback in full 1080p resolution over HDMI 1.4 and premium audio

Intel Insider

Intel Insider delivers premium HD content to an Ultrabook or PC

Intel Wireless Display

Intel Wireless Display is technology that enables wireless streaming of movies, photos, websites, and more from an Ultrabook or PC to an HDTV

Intel Clear Video HD Technology

Intel Clear Video HD Technology, like its predecessor, Intel Clear Video Technology, is a suite of image decode and processing technologies built into the integrated processor graphics that help improve video playback, delivering cleaner, sharper images with more natural, accurate, and vivid colors, and a clear and stable video picture. Intel Clear Video HD Technology adds video quality enhancements for richer color and more realistic skin tones

Intel Clear Video Technology

Intel Clear Video Technology is a suite of image decoding and processing technologies built into the integrated processor graphics that help improve video playback, delivering cleaner, sharper images, more natural, accurate, and vivid colors, and a clear and stable video picture

Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 Technology

Intel Turbo Boost Technology increases the processor's frequency as needed, by taking advantage of thermal and power headroom to give you a burst of speed when you need it, and increased energy efficiency when you don't

Intel Hyper-Threading Technology

Intel Hyper-Threading Technology delivers two processing threads per physical core. Highly threaded applications can get more work done in parallel, completing tasks sooner

Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x)

Intel Virtualization Technology allows one hardware platform to function as multiple "virtual" platforms. It offers improved manageability by limiting downtime and maintaining productivity by isolating computing activities into separate partitions

Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)

Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O continues from the existing support for IA-32 (VT-x) and Itanium processor (VT-i) virtualization, adding new support for I/O-device virtualization. Intel VT-d can help end users improve the security and reliability of systems, and also improve performance of I/O devices in virtualized environments

Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)

Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables, also known as Second Level Address Translation (SLAT), provides acceleration for memory-intensive virtualized applications. Extended Page Tables in Intel Virtualization Technology platforms reduce the memory and power overhead costs, and increase battery life through hardware optimization of page table management

Intel TSX-NI

Intel Transactional Synchronization Extensions New Instructions (Intel TSX-NI) are a set of instructions focused on multi-threaded performance scaling. This technology helps make parallel operations more efficient via improved control of locks in software

Intel 64

Intel 64 architecture delivers 64-bit computing on server, workstation, desktop, and mobile platforms when combined with supporting software. Intel 64 architecture improves performance by allowing systems to address more than 4GB of both virtual and physical memory

Intel My WiFi Technology

Intel My WiFi Technology enables the wireless connection of an Ultrabook or laptop to be broadcast to Wi-Fi-enabled devices such as printers, stereos, etc

Idle States

Idle States (C-states) are used to save power when the processor is idle. C0 is the operational state, meaning that the CPU is doing useful work. C1 is the first idle state, C2 the second, and so on, where more power saving actions are taken for numerically higher C-states

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. Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology builds upon that architecture using design strategies such as Separation between Voltage and Frequency Changes, and Clock Partitioning and Recovery

Intel Fast Memory Access

Intel Fast Memory Access is a Graphics Memory Controller Hub (GMCH) backbone architecture that helps improve system performance by optimizing the use of available memory bandwidth and reducing the latency of the memory accesses

AES New Instructions

Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions (AES-NI) are a set of instructions that enable fast and secure data encryption and decryption. AES-NI are valuable for a wide range of cryptographic applications, such as applications that perform bulk encryption/decryption, authentication, random number generation, and authenticated encryption

Secure Key

Intel Secure Key consists of a digital random number generator that creates truly random numbers to strengthen encryption algorithms

Intel SGX (Software Guard Extensions)

Intel SGX (Software Guard Extensions) provides applications the ability to create hardware enforced trusted execution protection for their applications' sensitive routines and data. Run-time execution is protected from observation or tampering by any other software (including privileged software) in a system

Execute Disable Bit

Execute Disable Bit is a hardware-based security feature that can reduce exposure to viruses and malicious-code attacks, and prevent harmful software from executing and propagating on the server or network

Anti-Theft Technology

Intel Anti-Theft Technology (Intel AT) helps keep your laptop safe and secure in the event that it's ever lost or stolen. Intel AT requires a service subscription from an Intel AT-enabled service provider

Intel i7-6700 Specs

General
CPU ModelIntel Core i7-6700K
CPU SocketLGA 1151
Manufacturing Process14 nm
Maximum CPU Configuration1S
Maximum Number of PCIe Lanes16 (Revision 3.0)
Performance
Number of Cores4
Number of Threads8
Base Clock Speed4.0 GHz
Maximum Boost Speed4.2 GHz
Processor Interconnect: 0 x Links
L3 Cache8 MB
Memory Support
Maximum Capacity64 GB
Memory SupportDDR3L 1333, 1600 MHz
DDR4 1866, 2133 MHz
ECC MemoryNo
Channel ArchitectureDual Channel
Maximum Memory Bandwidth34.1 GB/s
Power
Thermal Design Power (TDP)91 W
Included Thermal SolutionPCG 2015D (130 W)
Technology
AES SupportYes
ExtensionAVX 2.0, SSE 4.1/4.2
Instruction Set64-Bit
VirtualizationYes: Intel VT-d, Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Performance TechnologiesHyper-Threading, SpeedStep, TSX-NI, Turbo Boost 2.0
Security TechnologiesAnti-Theft Technology, Execute Disable Bit, OS Guard, Secure Key, Software Guard Extensions
Video TechnologiesClear Video, Clear Video HD, InTru 3D, Insider, Quick Sync Video, Wireless Display
Integrated Graphics
Graphics ChipsetIntel HD Graphics 530
Maximum Resolution Support4096 x 2304 at 60 Hz
Supported APIsOpenGL: 4.3
DirectX: 11.2
Number of Displays3
Output SupporteDP, DisplayPort, HDMI, DVI, VGA
Base Clock Speed350 MHz
Maximum Boost Speed1.15 GHz
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.2 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)5.5 x 4.8 x 1.8"
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