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Intel Core i7-6700K & i5-6600K Skylake CPU Review

While Intel’s High-End Desktop (HEDT) CPUs are fast and fun, it’s on the mainstream platform where the chip manufacturing company really shifts volumes to gamers and DIY enthusiasts. Multiplier-unlocked Core i5 and i7 variants of the latest mainstream micro-architecture are the popularity champions on an annual basis; an affordable platform …

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Intel Skylake-S CPUs to support new LGA 1151 socket

Intel’s upcoming Skylake-S 14nm  CPUs are set to replace Intel’s Haswell refresh line some time next year, bringing with it a new socket, chipset and motherboards. The new socket is called LGA 1151 and has just one pin more than Haswell, Intel’s current generation architecture. The new CPU will support …

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