Core_i7-3960X_6-Core_3.30GHz
Intel Core i7-3960X 6-Core 3.30GHz

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Core i7-3960X 6-Core 3.30GHz Performance Specification
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3.3 GHz
3.9 GHz
6 cores
12 threads
Sandy Bridge-E
130W
32nm
LGA 2011/Socket R
64 Bit
67°C
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64GB
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Core i7-3960X 6-Core 3.30GHz Game Requirement Analysis

Core i7-3960X 6-Core 3.3GHz is an extreme processor based on the 32nm, Sandy Bridge architecture.


It offers 6 Physical Cores (12 Logical), initially clocked at 3.3GHz, which may go up to 3.9GHz and 15MB of L3 Cache.
Among its many features, HyperThreading, Turbo Boost and Virtualization are activated and the processor has multiplier unlocked.


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


Compared to Core i7-3770K there's an overall 30% performance boost. Its performance is exceptionally good and enough for even the most demanding applications.


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Release period
14-Nov-2011
Core i7-3960X 6-Core 3.30GHz vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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21%
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11GB
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Halo: Reach 70% 66%
Borderlands 3 34% 17%
Death Stranding 38% 9%
Need For Speed Heat 45% 30%
FIFA 20 65% 40%
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still beats Intel Core i7-6700K 4-Core 4.0GHz by 9%.

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-80 % :) oh well…

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mine -27% lol

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Impossible, I have -44% and mine is 42% better than urs.

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But yours is 38% better than mine though.

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-111%, pretty good for a laptop cpu =)

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-40%

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wow 908% better than mine….i still dont get whats the fuss about it… apart from the 1000$ price tag.

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this is 173% than mine
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-55% mutha's

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-81% :D

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Only? :O

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yeah, i have -94% :D

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-41%

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A whopping 154% for a 955be oc 25%

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-41% :)

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Big guys with Big stuff :D :D :D
ME:596%

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-33% :)

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Hohoho :D

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-99% :D

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WTF

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I bet this is fast :D

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you bet your arse trialed one at my work..fast is an understatement

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Fast and expensive :)

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quality does come at a price =D

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