Intel Core i7-2600K Processor

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Core i7-2600K is a desktop processor from Intel released on 9 January 2011, and it is in end-of-life production status now. It belongs to Core i7 family and has a Sandy Bridge architecture. This processor is built on Intel Socket 1155, and uses Gen 3, 16 Lanes(CPU only) PCI express connection. 32 nm process is used in production.

Processor has 4 cores and 8 threads, with the base frequency of 3.4 GHz. It has DDR3 Dual-channel memory support. As for the cache, it supports L1 64K (per core), L2 256K (per core) and L3 8MB (shared).

Learn more about Intel Core i7-2600K:

Specifications

Market
Desktop
Release date
9 January 2011
Production status
End-of-life
Generation
Core i7
Codename
Sandy Bridge
Socket
Intel Socket 1155
Number of cores
4
Number of threads
8
Frequency
3.4 GHz
Turbo clock
up to 3.8 GHz
Cache L1
64K (per core)
Cache L2
256K (per core)
Cache L3
8MB (shared)
TDP
95 W

Physical

Socket
Intel Socket 1155
Intel
Process size
32 nm
Transistors
1,160 million
Die size
216 mm²
Package
FC-LGA10

Performance

Frequency
3.4 GHz
Turbo clock
up to 3.8 GHz
Base clock
100 MHz
Multiplier
34.0x
Multiplier unlocked
Yes
TDP
95 W

Architecture

Market
Desktop
Production status
End-of-life
Release date
9 January 2011
Codename
Sandy Bridge
Generation
Core i7
Part
SR00C
Memory support
DDR3 Dual-channel
ECC memory
No
PCI Express
Gen 3, 16 Lanes(CPU only)

Cores

Number of cores
4
Number of threads
8
SMP # CPUs
1
Integrated graphics
Intel HD 3000

Cache

Cache L1
64K (per core)
Cache L2
256K (per core)
Cache L3
8MB (shared)

Notes

Notes
This processor comes with an unlocked BCLK multiplier, allowing users to set the multiplier value higher than shipped value, to facilitate better overclocking.

Features

  • MMX
  • SSE
  • SSE2
  • SSE3
  • SSSE3
  • SSE4.2
  • AVX
  • EIST
  • Intel 64
  • XD bit
  • VT-x
  • AES-NI
  • HTT

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