Intel Outs 6th-Gen 'Skylake' CPU For Gamers

Posted: Aug 5 2015, 11:52am CDT | by , in News | Technology News

 

Intel Outs 6th-Gen 'Skylake' CPU For Gamers
 

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Intel announces 6th-Gen 'Skylake' with better graphics performance

Gaming enthusiasts have another processor to search for in their spec sheets. At the Gamescom show in Germany today, Intel presented new 6th gen Core processors alongside the new Z170 chipset.

Nearing just months after the release of Intel's fifth-gem "Broadwell" Core processors, the 6th era (known as Skylake) keeps on utilizing 14nm manufacturing processes, but is a new architecture using a new LGA 1151 socket.

The new Intel Core i7-6700K and i5-6600K processors are made for the gaming aficionado swarm that hopes to push their framework's performance past that of the standard client.

Both are quad-core processors, while the Core i7-6700K backs Hyper-Threading for 8-thread handling abilities. The processors additionally highlight simple overclocking in the BIOS screen when utilized with the K170 chipset.

Regardless of the fact that you don't turn on overclocking, the Core i7-6700K will help itself up to 4.2GHz in Turbo mode with no tweaking vital.

Notwithstanding DDR4-2133 memory bolster, the processors highlight new Intel HD Graphics 530, with inherent backing for up to three screens and 4K displays.

Intel additionally uncovered another chip, the Z170 chipset. PCIe 3.0 backing is extended up to 20 lanes in the Z170 chipset, alongside local backing for SATA Express (SATA 3.2) and other innovation updates like Thunderbolt 3.0.

The Skylake models use DDR4 RAM, which is much quicker than DDR3 memory. It is also more costly. However, the Z170 chipset has a double memory controller.

Another addition is new Intel HD 530 illustrations, which run 20 to 40 percent quicker than last-gen Intel HD. It likewise has 16 PCI Express 3.0 paths, giving you more USB 3.0, illustrations and capacity choices.

The new K170 chipset and Skylake processors in gaming desktops will be available from manufacturers like Acer, CyberPower, CybertronPC, OriginPC, Xotic PC, and Velocity Micro in the upcoming weeks.

The suggested retail for i7-6700K is $350 and $243 for the i5-6600K processor.

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/32" rel="author">Ahmed Humayun</a>
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