ProductCore i7-5960X Extreme Edition
Street Price (Approx)~ $890
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# CPU Cores8
Frequency (GHz)3 GHz
Cache (MB)20
TDP (Watts)140 W
Product SegmentDesktop
Announced On2014-06-01
TechnicalsCore i7-5960X Extreme Edition
Dimensions (2D)52.5x52.5 mm
Conflict Free?1
# CPU Cores8
Frequency (GHz)3 GHz
Turbo Frequency (GHz)3.5 GHz
Cache (MB)20
Instructions Width (bits)64
Instructions ExtensionsSSE4.2, AVX 2.0, AES
Lithography Process (nm)22 nm
TDP (Watts)140 W
Max RAM64 GB
RAM TypesDDR4 1333/1600/2133
# Memory Channels4
Memory Bandwidth (GB/Sec)68GB/s
Max CPU / Package1
PCI-E Version3
PCI-E Max Lanes #40
Compatible SocketsLGA2011-v3
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 i7-5960X 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