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Intel Core i7-3960X 6-Core 3.30GHz

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How well can the Core i7-3960X 6-Core 3.30GHz run games
Core i7-3960X 6-Core 3.30GHz 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
3.3 GHz
3.9 GHz
6 cores
12 threads
Sandy Bridge-E
130W
32nm
LGA 2011/Socket R
64 Bit
67°C
4
64GB
None
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.


Source [Pip]
Release period
14-Nov-2011
Core i7-3960X 6-Core 3.30GHz vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
18%
Graphics Card
0%
RAM
11GB
0%
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 31% 11%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 38% 11%
Hyper Scape 64% 28%
Valorant 75% 57%
Horizon: Zero Dawn 51% 28%
Far Cry 6 36% 1%
Grand Theft Auto VI 36% 5%
Death Stranding 37% 22%
Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris 27% 11%
Doom Eternal 1% 1%
Core i7-3960X 6-Core 3.30GHz Extras
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