Intel Core i5 6600K
4537MHz
Default clock: 3500MHz, 95 Watt. Average overclock on air, water, cascade or liquid nitrogen
63/100
Hardware index based on 36,544 submissions (performance relative to fastest system, more info).
LGA1151
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CPU overclocking records

World records achieved by overclocking a Intel Core i5 6600K processor. Click on view more to see the complete hall of fame.

Benchmark Worldrecord Links
CPU Frequency Russian Federation 6808.38 mhz (19.8pts) Rankings
PiFast Germany 9sec 360ms (10.8pts) Rankings
SuperPi - 1M Switzerland 5sec 437ms (19.6pts) Rankings
SuperPi - 32M Switzerland 4min 43sec 656ms (17.4pts) Rankings
wPrime - 32m Argentina 3sec 984ms (17pts) Rankings
wPrime - 1024m Argentina 2min 5sec 499ms (14pts) Rankings
XTU Romania 1998 marks (50pts) Rankings
PCMark04 20134 marks (2pts) Rankings
PCMark05 Italy 44226 marks (2pts) Rankings
PCMark Vantage United Kingdom 38818 marks (2pts) Rankings
PCMark 7 Canada 8147 marks (2pts) Rankings
PCMark10 n/a Rankings
PCMark10 Express n/a Rankings
PCMark10 Extended n/a Rankings
Cinebench - 2003 Germany 6072 points (0pts) Rankings
PCMark Android - Work 1.0 n/a Rankings
Cinebench - R11.5 Argentina 12.95 points (20.2pts) Rankings
PCMark Android - Work 2.0 n/a Rankings
Cinebench - R15 Argentina 1106 cb (33.8pts) Rankings
GPUPI for CPU - 100M Germany 18sec 156ms (12.4pts) Rankings
GPUPI for CPU - 1B Argentina 5min 45sec 681ms (10.4pts) Rankings
HWBOT x265 Benchmark - 1080p 43.35 fps (13.4pts) Rankings
HWBOT x265 Benchmark - 4k Chile 8.48 fps (4.4pts) Rankings
Y-Cruncher - Pi-25m Germany 1sec 270ms (0pts) Rankings
Y-Cruncher - Pi-1b Canada 1min 29sec 858ms (0pts) Rankings
Y-Cruncher - Pi-10b n/a Rankings
3DMark11 Physics Canada 16050 Points (0pts) Rankings
PerformanceTest Canada 6884 Marks (0pts) Rankings
HWBOT Prime Germany 7353.46 pps (33.4pts) Rankings
WinRAR Indonesia 9725 KB/s (0pts) Rankings
Black Hole Benchmark Germany 23420 marks (0pts) Rankings
Geekbench3 - Multi Core Argentina 23446 points (17.8pts) Rankings
Geekbench3 - Single Core Germany 7262 points (16.8pts) Rankings
PerformanceTest Mobile n/a Rankings
Vellamo Multicore n/a Rankings
HEVC h.265 Decode United Kingdom 867.13 marks (0pts) Rankings
RealBench HWBOT Version Germany 154027 Points (0pts) Rankings
Speedsys n/a Rankings
Geekbench4 - Single Core Indonesia 6915 points (0pts) Rankings
Geekbench4 - Multi Core Indonesia 20099 points (0pts) Rankings
Testcpu Spain 4827 999 (0pts) Rankings
Parallel PI Spain 31sec 550ms (0pts) Rankings

Core i5 6600K used in other benchmarks

Benchmark Worldrecord Links
Aquamark Argentina 552643 marks (18.7pts) Rankings
Reference Frequency South Africa 552.27 MHz (2pts) Rankings
AS SSD Italy 79072 points (0pts) Rankings
Memory Frequency 2501.2 MHz (0pts) Rankings
3DMark2000 Poland 132499 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark2001 SE Argentina 201345 marks (7.7pts) Rankings
3DMark03 Argentina 305127 marks (10.9pts) Rankings
3DMark05 Russian Federation 78427 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark06 Argentina 61928 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Performance Poland 27206 marks (0.6pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Entry Poland 18214 marks (0.1pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Extreme Russian Federation 12423 marks (1.5pts) Rankings
3DMark Vantage - Performance Hungary 58477 marks (0.1pts) Rankings
MaxxMem France 3375 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Germany 276752 marks (1.5pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Germany 241721 marks (1.5pts) Rankings
MaxxMem Read Bandwidth Greece 36328 MByte/sec. (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Germany 287585 marks (2pts) Rankings
3DMark - Cloud Gate Thailand 34966 marks (0.6pts) Rankings
VRMark - Orange Room France 8832 marks (0pts) Rankings
Unigine Heaven - Basic Germany 8240.27 DX9 Marks (2pts) Rankings
3DMark - Sky Diver Poland 35545 marks (0.1pts) Rankings
VRMark - Blue Room France 1561 marks (0pts) Rankings
Unigine Heaven - Xtreme United States 9037.61 DX11 Marks (0.1pts) Rankings
Unigine Superposition - 1080P Xtreme Poland 8849 Points (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike Hungary 24368 marks (1pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 576p United States 55403 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike Extreme United States 15539 marks (0.1pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 720p United States 54099 marks (0pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 1080p United States 40788 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike Ultra Czech Republic 8263 marks (0.1pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 1440p United States 33631 marks (0pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 4K United States 7240 marks (0pts) Rankings
GPUPI - 1B Hungary 10sec 346ms (2pts) Rankings
3DMark - Time Spy Hungary 10391 marks (1.5pts) Rankings
GPUPI - 32B Brazil 22min 5sec 881ms (0.1pts) Rankings
Unigine Superposition - 8K Optimized 490 Points (0pts) Rankings
Anvils SSD - 1GB 48989.64 points (0pts) Rankings
Anvils SSD - 32GB 2655.4 points (0pts) Rankings
AIDA64 - Memory Read Indonesia 59550 MB/s (0pts) Rankings
GFXBench - 1080p Manhattan Offscreen 27053.8 Frames (0pts) Rankings
Geekbench4 - Compute Poland 161528 points (0pts) Rankings
GFXBench - 1080p Car Chase Offscreen France 17596 Frames (0pts) Rankings
GFXBench - 1080p T-Rex Offscreen 48151.5 Frames (0pts) Rankings
GFXBench - 1080p Manhattan 3.1 Offscreen 19956.8 Frames (0pts) Rankings
GFXBench - 1440p Manhattan 3.1.1 Offscreen 12678.3 Frames (0pts) Rankings