The new architecture and design of the 6th Gen IntelÂ® Coreâ„¢ desktop processors delivers:
- A new full range base-clock settings that provide more granularity for overclocking your platform. This is possible with the new unlocked 6th Gen IntelÂ® Coreâ„¢ desktop processor i5-6600K and the IntelÂ® Z170 chipset that also allows you to tune key aspects of your system including cores, power and memory.
- Support for DDR4 RAM memory technology in mainstream platforms, allowing systems to have up to 64GB of memory and higher transfer speeds at lower power when compared to DDR3 (DDR4 speed 2133 MT/s at 1.2V vs DDR3 speed 1600 MT/s at 1.5).
6th Gen IntelÂ® Core Coreâ„¢ i5 desktop processor comes with IntelÂ® Turbo Boost 2.0 Technology which gives you that extra burst of performance.
Intel Â® Hyper-Threading Technology allows each processor core to work on two tasks at the same time, improving multitasking, speeding up the workflow, and accomplishing more in less time. With the IntelÂ® Coreâ„¢ i7 desktop processor, you can have up to 8 simultaneous threads.