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Intel Core i5-11600K Review

Rating: 8.5.

Following on from our i9-11900K review earlier today, Intel's mid-range i5-11600K is the next Rocket Lake chip to pass through our labs. This 6-core and 12-thread processor is priced at £270 here in the UK, taking the fight directly to AMD's highly regarded Ryzen 5 5600X. Can it do enough to oust the Ryzen 5 as the current hexa-core king?

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i5-11600K specification:

  • Socket: 1200
  • Base Frequency: 3.90GHz
  • Intel Smart Cache: 12M
  • Cores / Threads: 6/12
  • Memory speed support: 2933-3600MHz
  • Intel Single Core Turbo frequency: 4.9GHz
  • Intel Turbo Boost Max 3.0 Single core frequency: NA
  • Intel Thermal Velocity Boost single / all core turbo frequency: NA
  • Intel ALL core turbo frequency: 4.6GHz
  • Max PCI-Express Lanes: 20
  • PCI Gen 4.0 Support: YES
  • Onboard Graphics: YES Intel UHD Graphics 750
  • Integrated memory controller: Yes – Dual Channel
  • TDP: 125W
  • Intel SIPP: YES
  • Intel vPro Technology: YES
  • ISM: YES
  • Intel Optane memory: YES
  • Warranty: 3yr

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