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Intel Core i7-990X 6-Core 3.47GHz

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Core i7-990X 6-Core 3.47GHz Performance Specification
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3.46 GHz
3.73 GHz
6 cores
12 threads
Gulftown
130W
32nm
LGA 1366/Socket B
64 Bit
68°C
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24GB
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Core i7-990X 6-Core 3.47GHz Game Requirement Analysis

Core i7-990X 6-Core 3.46GHz is an extreme CPU based on the 45nm, Nehalem architecture.


It offers 6 Physical Cores (12 Logical), initially clocked at 3.33GHz, which may go up to 3.73GHz and 12MB of L3 Cache.
Among its many features, HyperThreading, Turbo Boost and Virtualization are activated and processor has unlocked multiplier.


The processor DOES NOT integrated any graphics and has a rated board TDP of 130W.


Its performance is very good and sufficient for extreme gaming.


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Release period
13-Feb-2011
Core i7-990X 6-Core 3.47GHz vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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Cyberpunk 2077 25% 14%
Halo: Reach 63% 58%
Need For Speed Heat 34% 15%
Planet Zoo 34% 1%
Borderlands 3 20% 1%
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Bottleneck or not?

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A **ing Beast !

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It's equivalent to my processor but mine is 20% worse idk why?!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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cuz its 6 core not Quad-Core like yours.

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its hexacore as well

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Max Temp 68c? Is that e problem or this cpu run cooler that nowadays cpu? Because i think 68c normal for max load cpu

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Max temperature is 101c ;)

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CPU based on an 8 year old architecture, still kicking ass

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Yup…

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mine's 1% better XD

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This may be a stupid question, but would the Corsair H40 liquid cooler be too weak to cool this cpu?

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what a great cpu

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18% bad, not bad rsrs

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I can buy this CPU completely new and sealed for 245$ if I want to. But I am not finding any LGA 1366 motherboard in the shops!!!!!

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Damn that's cheap :D

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Don't let a motherboard stop your dream :D

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A little late but can i buy it?

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