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Great Gameplay is Just the Beginning

The latest Intel® Core™ i7 processors let you play as fast and hard as you want, and still take advantage of seamless mega-tasking. That means you can enjoy uninterrupted gameplay, real-time broadcasting in high-res, and the ability to capture, edit, and share your gameplay for later—all smoothly and simultaneously.

Bring Your Gaming to Life

Speeds up to 4.20GHz1 are just a start. Advanced four-core hyper-threading lets you do more—faster. Intel® Turbo Boost Technology2 maximizes clock speeds and minimizes response time, while the large 8.0 MB on-board cache ensures multitasking is quick.

Intel® Core™ i7 processors

Get More Out of Mega-Tasking

Play and live-stream simultaneously with crisp responsiveness. Communicate in real-time with teammates. Better still, broadcast with pro-level facecam capabilities, like simulating or removing backgrounds, using Intel® RealSense™ Technology.3

Unlock the Future of Gaming

Virtual reality is here, and you can get the speed and power to revolutionize how you experience, share, and enjoy gaming. Support the latest VR headsets. Get stunning Ultra HD graphics, the highest clock speeds, and overclocking.4

Discover all-new gaming experiences

Upgrade to the Right Gaming PC for You

Whether you're ready to build your dream machine or you want to supercharge your existing rig, an Intel® Core™ i7 processor is the future-ready powerhouse you need.

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System Configuration Details

Intel® Core™ i7-6700K processor (4GHz up to 4.2GHz, 4C/8T, 8MB, 91W TDP) measured on - Motherboard: ASUS Z170MPLUS, Memory: 4x4GB DDR4-2133MHz, Storage: Intel 750 PCIe SSD-400GB, OS: Windows 10 (TH2), Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 980Ti (Driver v364.51), BIOS: BIOS 0506, System Power Management Policy: High Performance.

Product and Performance Information


Software and workloads used in performance tests may have been optimized for performance only on Intel® microprocessors. Performance tests, such as SYSmark and MobileMark, are measured using specific computer systems, components, software, operations, and functions. Any change to any of those factors may cause the results to vary. You should consult other information and performance tests to assist you in fully evaluating your contemplated purchases, including the performance of that product when combined with other products. For more information, go to www.intel.com/performance.


Intel® technologies' features and benefits depend on system configuration and may require enabled hardware, software or service activation. Performance varies depending on system configuration. No computer system can be absolutely secure. Check with your system manufacturer or retailer or learn more at http://www.intel.com.


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Warning: Altering PC clock or memory frequency and/or voltage may (i) reduce system stability and use life of the system, memory and processor; (ii) cause the processor and other system components to fail; (iii) cause reductions in system performance; (iv) cause additional heat or other damage; and (v) affect system data integrity. Intel assumes no responsibility that the memory, included if used with altered clock frequencies and/or voltages, will be fit for any particular purpose. Check with memory manufacturer for warranty and additional details. For more information, visit http://www.intel.ca/content/www/ca/en/gaming/overclocking-intel-processors.html.