i5 6600k

Forum discussion tagged with i5 6600k.
  1. P

    Question Is it worth to upgrade to ryzen or buy latest cpu with 1151 socket

    Hello there , I want to upgrade my current system : -Intel i5 6600k -Asus z170-a -2x8GB Kingston 2666 MHz -gtx 970 -evga 750 W platinum -1 ssd nvme m2 256 GB -3 HDD So I would like to change the processor , the ssd just to buy with more capacity and eventually the GPU . So my question is should...
  2. JustRelaxASC

    Question 5 short beeps when only PSU is plugged

    So a weird thing happened now, I unplugged my PC to take a look at a weird scrapping noise I was hearing recently, turns out (I think, it's a dying HDD), now, that's not my question.. I plugged in only the PSU power cable so I could hear what was making the noise and I heard 5 short beeps on...
  3. Eduardd Andrei

    Question New motherbord problems

    So today my new motherboard arrived,is an ASRock H110M-DGS.After connecting all the cables,cpu ,gpu all that stuff i started the pc.It turn on but there was no display.The thing is a i connected the monitor to the gpu.and when i looked ath the mother board's back panel i only saw a dvi port.I...
  4. B

    Question i5 6600k overclocking tempteratures with an h100i

    Hello, I am running an i5 6600k with an h100i cooler. The radiator fans are set to intake, while I have two fans set to exhaust. The multiplier is set at 45, and the vcore set at 1.3v. Running a 30 minute realbench stress test, I'm getting up around and slightly over 80C. Is this in the...
  5. F

    Question i5 6600K 100c temp (thermal throttling) & 100% Usage. Please help.

    Hello All, My i5 6600k temp idles around 44° C to 49° C and with load (playing game-cs go, using video editing tool-filmora) it shoots to 100° C within 30 seconds. Also when I did a stress test with intel extreme tuning utility same thing 30 seconds into the test it shoots to 100°C. Also my...
  6. OblivionsEdge

    [SOLVED] Update h110m motherboard without cpu?

    Can I update my motherboard without a working CPU? So a bit of backstory first; A few months ago my old asus h110m-a motherboard got fried overnight during a power cut/surge, the result was that my motherboard got fried. I therefore bought another motherboard for my i3 6100 (old CPU yes i...
  7. Cobaltbass

    [SOLVED] Booting issues

    Hey so I have my computer with an I5 6600k Amd 5500xt 24gb of ram basically this was my old pc I replaced the gpu with a lower end one To repurpose as a second computer for my girlfriend and this computer worked fine but was running slower than normal I went to update the drivers for the gpu...
  8. R

    [SOLVED] Upgrade: GPU or CPU? (RX 5700 XT or Ryzen 7 3700X)

    I'm currently running on an i5 6600K GTX 970 setup (16gbs of RAM of course). I can only upgrade one component at a time (due to budget constraints): either the CPU/MOBO combo or GPU. I'm currently eyeing out the Ryzen 7 3700X (paired with a decent B450) or Gigabyte RX 5700XT Gaming OC. Which...
  9. ClassV

    [SOLVED] Upgrading PC for around 900 CAD, looking for a second opinion/insight.

    Basically, before I buy anything just wanted to hear anything some other techies might think about what I'm doing here, because not may people around me can help too much. Currently running my system with an i5 6600k, Sapphire Nitro RX 480 4G, 16GB ram, 128GB SSD and 1TB HDD, along with 650W...
  10. J

    [SOLVED] RX 5700 vs RTX 2060 with i5 6600K

    Hi, I currently have an i5 6600K and an AMD R9 390X. I am thinking of upgrading to either the RX 5700 or the RTX 2060. The games I play are PUBG, GTA V, RDR2, CoD MW (2019) and a few others - what would be my best bet here? I can get both for the same price so that's not the issue. I've seen...
  11. Jonas_11

    [SOLVED] i5 6600k struggling with games

    Hey there. My i5 6600k is really struggling with games. I tried overclocking it to 4,2GHz, but there was almost no improvment, If I check task manager while gaming it always shows 100% CPU. It struggles so much that other programs like firefox and discord stop working because it can't handle a...
  12. P

    [SOLVED] Trying to overclock i5 6600k but it wont go over 39

    I have an Asus H170 pro gaming motherboard and when I try to overclock my i5 6600k it limits itself to 39 on the core ratio. It will not go higher than that. If I type 50 it goes back to 39 if I type 35 it changes to 35 so I know its working. I have it set to 39 and it wont go higher than that...
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    Question i5 6600k always at 100% when gaming

    So today i loaded up destiny 2 for the first time, after just having aquired a 5700 xt I was eager to the performance ingame, but was left dissapointed when the game kept stuttering due to what i assume is the cpus fault. When i checked task manager the cpu were running at 100% constantly. While...
  14. B

    Question Potential CPU bottlenecking/under performing when it shouldn't?

    Specs: Windows 10 Nvidia GTX 1080 Intel core I5-6600k 16 GB RAM Z170XP-SLI I've been searching around the internet for hours trying to figure this out. Basically, what's happening is that when I play games (any game) my CPU is under extreme stress and my GPU hovers extremely low (often times...
  15. R

    Question CPU is making a weird noise

    Hi everyone. I have a Core i5 6600k, with a Corsair Hydro Series H60 AIO Liquid CPU Cooler, and I've never had a problem with them, but it seems that the thermal paste got dried up, because it started getting temperatures of 100 º C. I applied some leftover thermal paste I had lying around, and...
  16. K

    [SOLVED] i5 6600k right VCore

    Hey guys, so, recently I decided to overclock my i5 6600k, with some reading I was able to reach 4.7GHz with 1.3V, with max temps around 70 degrees celsius while stressing with prime95 for around 10 hours. Although for my personal needs 4.5GHz is more than fine. So my question is: should I set...
  17. MachoFantastico

    Question i5 6600K possible upgrade path!

    Hello folks, So I need some reliable advice regarding the i5 6600K and a possible upgrade path for me. Now my system is a few years old now and I'm running an Asus Z170-A motherboard with a i5 6600K CPU, 16GB's of ram and a GeForce 1070. Now this setup as served me well for a long time but...
  18. M

    [SOLVED] Games crashing as soon as I run them but my system still runs fine

    I have only had this problem as of recently and had tried everything. As soon as I run a game on my PC, it crashes right away. I have tried updating my drivers and checking for any other errors within my system but it all seems to be running fine. As soon as I run a game on my PC it just crashes...
  19. ClassV

    [SOLVED] Is my i5 6600K dead?

    So I have an intel i5 6600k, and I got it on a warranty from Intel just under a year ago now. I was planning to downsize my PC to a micro ATX for university, and when I booted the system up after transferring to the new motherboard it flickered on quickly and turned back off. I then disassembled...
  20. U

    [SOLVED] Looking for a cpu upgrade

    Hey guys, My battlefield 1 gameplay has always been bottlenecked by my i5 6600k. The cpu usage is always at 100%, while my gpu (gtx 1060 6gb) is usually at around 60-70% usage. I have tried both overclocking the gpu and cpu. Overclocking the gpu with +150 core clock and +500 memory clock...