Core i7-6900K is a desktop processor from Intel released on 31 May 2016, and it is in active production status now. It belongs to Core i7 family and has a Broadwell-E architecture. This processor is built on Intel Socket 2011-3, and uses Gen 2 PCI express connection. 14 nm process is used in production.
Processor has 8 cores and 16 threads, with the base frequency of 3.2 GHz. It has DDR4 memory support. As for the cache, it supports L1 32K (per core), L2 256K (per core) and L3 20MB (shared).