Intel Skylake boxing is surprisingly flashy

Posted on Tuesday, Aug 04 2015 @ 23:23 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Photos of the box art of Intel's new Core i7 6700K and Core i5 6600K processors have hit the web. The boxes look quite refreshing and the rumors about these chips not including a stock cooler is true. Both 14nm chips feature unlocked base-clock multipliers and are intended for gamers/enthusiasts.
Both the Core i7-6700K and Core i5-6600K feature the same integrated graphics SKU - HD Graphics 530. Both feature integrated memory controllers that support both DDR3L and DDR4 memory types. The Core i5 predictably lacks HyperThreading, and only features 6 MB of L3 cache, while the Core i7 features HyperThreading, and the full 8 MB present on the chip.
Intel Skylake boxing

Intel Skylake boxing

Source: TPU


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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