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The Intel Core i7 68xx/69xx processor family is aimed at high-end desktop (HEDT) and prosumers. Based on the Broadwell-E micro architecture and manufactured with 14nm technology, the Intel Core i7-6900K features 8 Cores/16 Threads, which delivers unrivalled performance you need for the ultimate gaming, exploring virtual reality, or creating fabulous content. It comes in LGA2011-v3 socket, works with Intel X99 platform and supports quad-channel DDR4 memory and up to 40 PCIe lanes for amazing expandability. The newly introduced Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 identifies the best performing core(s) on a processor, and pushes the frequency on those core(s) to a level higher than what can be reached using Intel Turbo Boost technology. Plus, these Broadwell-E processors are fully unlocked for easy overclocking, making it a weapon of choice for enthusiasts to break and set a record.

General information

  • New Intel Core i7 processor on LGA2011-v3 socket
  • 14 nm tri-gate 3D transistors
  • 10-core, 8-core, and 6-core processor options
  • Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0
  • Paired with Intel X99 chipset to enable drop-in compatibility
  • First desktop platform to support DDR4 2400 MHz memory
  • Up to 40 lanes of PCIe 3.0 (28 lanes for i7-6800K), enabling up to 4 discrete graphics cards
  • Fully unlocked processors deliver tuning flexibility for additional performance headroom