ProductCore i7-3960X Extreme Edition
Brand Intel
Street Price (Approx) ~ $765
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# CPU Cores 6
Frequency (GHz) 3.3 GHz
Cache (MB) 15
TDP (Watts) 130 W
Product Segment Desktop
Status Released
Announced On 2011-10-01
TechnicalsCore i7-3960X Extreme Edition
Dimensions (2D) 52.5x52.5 mm
# CPU Cores 6
Threads/Core 12
Frequency (GHz) 3.3 GHz
Turbo Frequency (GHz) 3.9 GHz
Cache (MB) 15
Instructions Width (bits) 64
Instructions Extensions SSE4.2, AVX, AES
Lithography Process (nm) 32 nm
TDP (Watts) 130 W
Max RAM 64 GB
RAM Types DDR3 1066/1333/1600
# Memory Channels 4
Memory Bandwidth (GB/Sec) 51.2GB/s
Max CPU / Package 1
PCI-E Version 2
PCI-E Max Lanes # 40
Intel Turbo Boost Version 2
Intel V-Pro No
Intel Hyper-Thread Yes
Intel Virtualization (VTX) Yes
Intel Directed I/O (VTD) Yes
Intel Ext. Page Tables (EPT) Yes
Intel 64 Yes
Idle States Yes
Thermal MonitoringTech. Yes
Intel ID Protect Yes
Smart Response Technology Yes
Intel AES New Instructions Yes
Trusted Execution No
Execution Disable Yes


Core i7-3960X Extreme Edition Benchmarks

CPU Speed

These tests are designed to stress the CPU components of the processor

Geekbench 4 Multi, Higher is better

Geekbench 4 Single, Higher is better

Memory Bandwidth (GB/Sec), Higher is better


Performance/Price (Value)

Some of the same tests as above, but shown as a relation to the price. This shows what performance you get for each additional dollar spent. The higher the score, and the more value you get for your money

Geekbench 4 Multi / Price, Higher is better