Core_i7-5930K_6-Core_3.5GHz
Intel Core i7-5930K 6-Core 3.5GHz

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How well can the Core i7-5930K 6-Core 3.5GHz run games
Core i7-5930K 6-Core 3.5GHz Performance Specification
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3.5 GHz
3.7 GHz
6 cores
12 threads
Haswell-E
140W
22nm
Socket 2011-3 / R3 / LGA2011-3
64 Bit
67°C
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Core i7-5930K 6-Core 3.5GHz Game Requirement Analysis

Core i7-5930K 6-Core 3.5GHz is an extreme processor based on the 22nm, Haswell architecture.


It offers 6 Physical Cores (12 Logical), initially clocked at 3.5GHz, which may go up to 3.7GHz and 15MB of L3 Cache.
Among its many features, HyperThreading, Turbo Boost and Virtualization are activated and the processor has multiplier unlocked, meaning it can be overclocked easily.


The processor DOES NOT integrate any graphics. and has a rated board TDP of 140W.


It proves to be around 2% faster than Core i7-4960K. Its performance is exceptionally good and enough for even the most demanding applications.


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Release period
29-Aug-2014
Core i7-5930K 6-Core 3.5GHz vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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27%
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11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
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Red Dead Redemption 2 55% 24%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 60% 43%
Halo: Reach 72% 68%
Cyberpunk 2077 43% 35%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 65% 16%
Borderlands 3 39% 24%
Resident Evil 3 Remake 55% 29%
Detroit: Become Human 50% 35%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 43% 17%
FIFA 20 68% 45%
Core i7-5930K 6-Core 3.5GHz Extras
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This is an amazing cpu.

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love at first sight

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i'm currently using a i5 4690k , do i have to upgrade anytime soon, specially with skylake come out ?

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no that cpu is still fine for the next few years.

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yes it really is, you dont have to upgrade. my cpu is like 10-20% worse than yours and i have not encountered any troubles with it yet.
and if you want to upgrade anything. upgrade your gpu, its worse than your cpu:)

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got any different if i upgrade to this from my current cpu in gaming?

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Well …no
I dont think you will see difference

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so no different eh?i though wanna change to this later

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No need, really

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ok tq bos

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Until games start using more than 4 cores you'll be good with that proc.

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Wow, 22nm.

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Update: This Processor is now correctly ranked!

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https://offers.visit.io/promo/t/c_7b3292411abe9abb80edb264c4f152a266d85ba7
enter to win a rig with this processor xD

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One day I will have this, likly when it's old and out of date. :(

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not really, just work for it

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why would you want to change your cpu ? that 4790 is very strong as it is,no need to replace it for a few years

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Impressive! Even with my 25% Oc, this chip is still 80% faster then my chip.

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well yeah… it's a hexacore…

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Processor added on 15/06/2014. Rank and some specifications unknown.

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I'm Pretty sure you got the rank right lol.

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why is that? lol

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Isn't the rank the 10 in the big yellow star in the top right?

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yes buddy but there are many rank 10 processors. :P

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will my processor be good ultil the end of 2015? with overclock to 4.3ghz ?

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It will be enough until 2018. No exaggeration :D

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4 GB

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Cool, so i'll be able to sell it in end of 2015 for a good price to get some haswell or the new octa core from intel, thanks mate :D

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