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Intel Core i7-2600K Processor with 8MB Cache, 3.40 GHz for socket LGA1155 - Unlocked - BX80623I72600K

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working fine on Z68

on 7/10/2011

I've installed on Intel's Z68 motherboard with stock air cooling. The built-in Intel HD Graphics (HDMI) is working fine for my Windows 7. I am not a gamer and enjoy avoiding the expense/power/heat/noise of a discrete graphics card. Measured from wall my PC is often using just under 50 watts (not including monitor), although peak can be closer to 100w watts.

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Super fast!

by P.K. on 11/3/2011

Man does this thing scream! I have it in an Intel DH67CL mobo and I am very impressed. I haven't tried gaming or editing video yet but I am sure that it will handle them with no problem.

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Product Overview

Unlock Your Full Potential: Unlocked 2nd gen Intel Core processors enable system tuning, providing extra performance and flexibility for more complex multimedia applications and immersive gaming. The Intel Core i7 processor is the top of the line, offering both Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 and 8-way multitasking with Intel Hyper-Threading Technology. This quad-core processor with built-in visuals, complimented by 8 MB L3 cache, provides incredible performance.

The 2nd gen Intel Core processor family delivers a visibly smarter PC experience. Improved performance, greater adaptability, and unique visual features combine for a better computing experience you can see. Whether you use the PC to be creative, play games, or for everyday tasks such as homework, these new processors make it easier for you to design, render, edit, play, and share. The 2nd gen Intel Core processors feature Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, delivering a burst of processor speed automatically when the workload demands additional performance and Intel Hyper-Threading Technology, allowing each processor core to work on two tasks at the same time, improving multitasking, speeding up the workflow, and getting more done in less time.

Better Together
The 6.0 Gb/s SSD meets top-of-the-line Visibly Smart performance. Pair an Intel Solid-State Drive 510 Series with the 2nd generation Intel Core i7 processor and get double the storage bandwidth compared to standard hard drives and exceptional sequential read speeds for an unbelievably responsive PC experience.

Intel SSDSC2MH120A2K5 510 Series 120GB Solid State Drive
Intel SSDSC2MH250A2K5 510 Series 250GB Solid State Drive


Manufacturer Intel
Mfg Part# BX80623I72600K
SKU 219565205
UPC 735858217361
UPC 14 00735858217361
Quad-core processor with Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel® HT) delivers eight-way multicore processing via parallelism resulting in more efficient use of processor resources and improved performance on the multi-threaded software of today and tomorrow
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology is an advanced means of enabling very high performance while also delivery power-conservation.
8 MB Intel Smart Cache is dynamically shared to each processor core, based on workload
All Core i7 processors have Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Tech Specs
Product Type Processor
Manufacturer Part Number BX80623I72600K
Manufacturer Website Address
Manufacturer Intel Corporation
Product Model i7-2600K
Product Name Core i7 Quad-core i7-2600K 3.4GHz Desktop Processor
Product Line Core i7
Product Series i7-2600
Brand Name Intel
Clock Speed 3.40 GHz
Processor Socket Socket H2 LGA-1155
L1 Cache 256 KB
L2 Cache 1 MB
L3 Cache 8 MB
Processor Core Quad-core
64-bit Processing Yes
Processor Manufacturer Intel
Product Attributes
Product Line Core i7
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