ProductCore i7-3960X Extreme Edition
BrandIntel
Street Price (Approx)~ $765
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# CPU Cores6
Frequency (GHz)3.3 GHz
Cache (MB)15
TDP (Watts)130 W
Product SegmentDesktop
StatusReleased
Announced On2011-10-01
TechnicalsCore i7-3960X Extreme Edition
Dimensions (2D)52.5x52.5 mm
# CPU Cores6
Threads/Core12
Frequency (GHz)3.3 GHz
Turbo Frequency (GHz)3.9 GHz
Cache (MB)15
Instructions Width (bits)64
Instructions ExtensionsSSE4.2, AVX, AES
Lithography Process (nm)32 nm
TDP (Watts)130 W
Max RAM64 GB
RAM TypesDDR3 1066/1333/1600
# Memory Channels4
Memory Bandwidth (GB/Sec)51.2GB/s
Max CPU / Package1
PCI-E Version2
PCI-E Max Lanes #40
Intel Turbo Boost Version2
Intel V-ProNo
Intel Hyper-ThreadYes
Intel Virtualization (VTX)Yes
Intel Directed I/O (VTD)Yes
Intel Ext. Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Thermal MonitoringTech.Yes
Intel ID ProtectYes
Smart Response TechnologyYes
Intel AES New InstructionsYes
Trusted ExecutionNo
Execution DisableYes

 

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