Top 5 Best Intel Processors in February 2016.
Intel Core i7-6700K.
Intel Core i7-6700K is a recently launched 6th generation Skylake Processor, which is first available online for sale on August/5/2015. This is the best ultra-high end performing processor in the Skylake Series Chipsets. This processor will cost approximately an extra 100 bucks more than the Core i5-6600K processor. As Intel said these generation processors will perform 30 times more 3D graphics, 2.5 times more productivity, 3 times more battery life than a 5-year-old Processor, this procedure matches all the Skylake series Processors. If you need a Ultra-High performing processor and don’t care about money then we highly recommend this processor. Core i7-6700K is a 4.0Ghz Unlocked Processor with 6M processor cache, which supports Intel Turbo Boost Technology, Support for LGA 1151 Motherboards, Supports DDR4 and DDR3L RAM’s, Compatible with Intel 100 series chipset Motherboard and also supports the highest resolution of 4096×2304.
Intel Core i5-6600K.
Intel Core i5-6600K is also a lately launched Skylake Processor which is also first available online for sale on August/5/2015 along with the Core i7 Processor. This is one of the best high performer processors in the Skylake series chips, But still there is a Core i7 processor in the lineup which is way better than this for gaming and overall performance. If you need to buy a gaming processor for less cost which costs lesser than the Core i7 in the Skylake series, then you should go with this Skylake Core i5-6600K processor for an unleashed gaming performance which is better than the 5 years old Core i5 chips. Core i5-6600k is 3.5GHz unlocked processor with 8M processor cache, which Supports turbo boost technology, support for LGA 1151 Motherboard, support for DDR4 and DDR3L RAM’s, Compatible with Intel 100 series chipset Motherboards and also supports the highest resolution of 4096×2304.
Intel Core i7-5960X.
Intel Core i7-5960X is an Haswell-Extreme edition Processor, but still this is a previous generation processor as we have newly released Skylake processor in the market. Intel added two more cores to the Core i7-5960X from the previous version of Extreme Edition Processors (Core i7-4960X) which made 8 Cores and 16 Threads to the Core i7-5960X Haswell-Extreme Edition Processor. Usually, Intel releases its Extreme Edition Processor with higher price points due to its extreme performance and power efficiency. And this Core i7-5960X was considered as the most powerful processor in the year of 2014. This Processors base clock speed is 3.0GHz and turbo boosted up to 3.5GHz. 20MB cache and supports DDR4-2133 in 4 channels. supports LGA2011 V3 socket, Supports Intel Quick Path Interconnect, Integrated Memory Controller, also supports Turbo Boost Technology 2.0.
Intel Core i7-4960X.
Intel Core i7-4960X is an Ivy bridge Extreme Edition Processor which was available for sale online in September/2013. As this was an old Extreme Edition processor we can go straight and look at its specs. The Core i7-4960X got 6 cores and 12 threads with the base clock speed of 3.6GHz and can be turbo boosted up to 4.0GHz with the help of Intel’s Turbo Boost Technology. This processor have 15MB cache, Support for 4 channel DDR3 1866 SDRAM, and supports LGA2011 socket, support for Intel Hyper-Threading Technology, PCI-E 3.0 and supported maximum RAM memory for 64GB.
Intel Core i7-4790K.
Intel Core i7-4790K is an Ivy Bridge Processor which was available for sale online in June/2014. This is not an Extreme Edition Processor and this got 4 cores and 8 threads with the base clock speed of 4.0GHz and can be turbo boosted up to 4.4GHz with the help of Intel’s Turbo Boost Technology. This Core i7-4790K processor have 8MB cache, support for 2 channel DDR3-1600 SDRAM, and supports LGA1150 socketed motherboard, and support for Intel Rapid Storage Technology.