Intel Core i7 2600K 3.4GHz Socket LGA 1155
The Intel Core i7 2600K features 4 cores with 8 concurrent threads when using Hyper-Threading, it operates at 3.40GHz with a Turbo Boost frequency of 3.80GHz, it is designed to work with DDR3-1333 memory and feature an 8MB L3 cache. Last but not least, the Core i7 2600K uses the Intel HD Graphics 3000 engine.
Turbo 2.0 Technology.
Built in HD 3000 Graphics.
Quad Core Performance with HyperThreading.
Turbo Boost Technology.
Optimized for Windows 7.
8MB (Shared) L3 Cache.
Choice of OnDie or Discrete Graphics.
Requires new motherboard.
Intel's 3rd socket change in as many years.
Base Clock is locked.
Onboard video lacks DirectX 11 support.
Must have a K series processor to have full overclocking potential.
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