ProductCore i7-4960X Extreme Edition
Street Price (Approx)~ $995
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# CPU Cores6
Frequency (GHz)3.6 GHz
Cache (MB)15
TDP (Watts)130 W
Product SegmentDesktop
Announced On2013-06-01
TechnicalsCore i7-4960X Extreme Edition
Dimensions (2D)52.5x52.5 mm
Conflict Free?1
# CPU Cores6
Frequency (GHz)3.6 GHz
Turbo Frequency (GHz)4 GHz
Cache (MB)15
Instructions Width (bits)64
Instructions ExtensionsSSE4.2, AVX, AES
Lithography Process (nm)22 nm
TDP (Watts)130 W
Max RAM64 GB
RAM TypesDDR3 1333/1600/1866
# Memory Channels4
Memory Bandwidth (GB/Sec)59.7GB/s
Max CPU / Package1
PCI-E Version3
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 i7-4960X 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