Core_i7-5960X_8-Core_3.0GHz
Intel Core i7-5960X 8-Core 3.0GHz

GD Rating

9.9
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How well can the Core i7-5960X 8-Core 3.0GHz run games
Core i7-5960X 8-Core 3.0GHz Performance Specification
CPU Speed
Turbo Speed
Physical Cores
Threads
CPU Codename
TDP (Power)
Lithography
Main Link
Bit Width
Max Temp.
Memory Channels
Maximum memory
Processor GPU
CPU Details
3 GHz
3.5 GHz
8 cores
16 threads
Haswell-E
140W
22nm
Socket 2011-3 / R3 / LGA2011-3
64 Bit
67°C
4
64GB
None
Core i7-5960X 8-Core 3.0GHz Game Requirement Analysis

Core i7-5960X 8-Core 3.0GHz is an extreme processor based on the 22nm, Haswell architecture.


It offers 8 Physical Cores (16 Logical), initially clocked at 3.0GHz, which may go up to 3.5GHz and 20MB of L3 Cache.
Among its many features, HyperThreading, Turbo Boost and Virtualization are activated and the processor has multiplier unlocked, meaning it can be overclocked easily.


The processor DOES NOT integrate any graphics. and has a rated board TDP of 140W.


It proves to be over 10% faster than Core i7-4960K. Its performance is exceptionally good and enough for even the most demanding applications.

[Please be aware that GD data is constantly refined as more information and reports are made available.]
Source [Pip]
Release period
29-Aug-2014
Core i7-5960X 8-Core 3.0GHz vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
36%
Graphics Card
0%
RAM
11GB
0%
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 47% 31%
Hyper Scape 72% 44%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 52% 31%
Far Cry 6 50% 22%
Valorant 81% 67%
Horizon: Zero Dawn 62% 44%
Watch Dogs Legion 76% 45%
Death Stranding 51% 39%
Grand Theft Auto VI 50% 18%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 44% 44%
Core i7-5960X 8-Core 3.0GHz Extras
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