Skylake Core i7-6700K Reviews Show Considerable Improvements Over Haswell and Broadwell
The reviews of the Core i7-6700K Skylake processor has appeared online with range of benchmarks detailing what we can expect from Skylake in CPU-dependent applications and games.
The Core i7-6700K is the flagship processor belonging to Intel Skylake-S family that includes unlocked processors such as the Core i7-6700K and Core i5-6600K.
The Core i7-6700K is a quad-core processor which features a base clock of 4.0 GHz and a boost clock of 4.2 GHz. It comes with 8MB of L3 cache and provides support for DDr4-2133 MHz and DDR3L-1600 MHz. Coming to overclocking; the processor can push clock speed to about 5.2 GHz.
This is not all! The processor also features a HD 530 graphics processor having a base clock of 350 MHz and a boost clock of 1200 MHz – and it supports the DirectX 12 API. Lastly, the processor comes with a 91W TDP.
For the review, DGLee used the following components with Core i7-6700K:
- ASUS Maximus VIII
- KLEVV CRAS DDR4-24000 4GB x 2
- STRIX GeForce 980 Ti
- Intel 730 series SSD
- Thermola Trinity
- Cooler Master Silent Pro M2 1500W
You can check out the CPU benchmarks of the Core i7-6700K using SISOFT Sandra-based, 3D Mark 11, and 3D Mark Firestrike tests from the attached images! For complete details and read up the entire review, head over to DGLee official weblog.
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