i5 6600k

Forum discussion tagged with i5 6600k.
  1. P

    Question 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...
  2. Z

    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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. K

    Question 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...
  6. 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...
  7. M

    Question 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...
  8. ClassV

    Question 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...
  9. 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...
  10. Y

    Question i5 6600k increased CPU load decreases CPU clock

    Hello all. I've been having issues with my CPU for a while now, whenever my CPU hits 90+% utilization I get severely decreased performance in particularly video game. Games like CSGO, Destiny 2, WoW etc become virtually unplayable. If I can keep the CPU load below 90 I always 200 frames or more...