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.
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
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
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.
What drove Marcus "Dyrus" Hill to be one of the best to ever? In this video, Dyrus reflects on an unforgettable career spent professionally gaming.
Learn more from Dan Baker of Oxide games about the possibilities that high-performance equipment creates for players and developers alike.
Hear more from Anne Munition about what it takes to be a successful streamer, and what she loves about the job.
Hear about the tech and the skill that goes into building a custom computer from expert PC Modder Hassan Alaw.
Listen as Christine "Potter" Chi reflects on how she got to where she is today, as well as what's still to come.
Hear from Di^ and Benita as they breakdown their big wins, epic fails, and answer the infamous "desert island" question.
System Configuration Details
Intel® Core™ i7-6700K processor (4GHz up to 4.2GHz, 4C/8T, 8MB, 91W TDP) measured on - Motherboard: ASUS Z170M-PLUS*, 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.
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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.com/content/www/us/en/gaming/overclocking-intel-processors.html.