Intel Core i7-4960X

Intel Core i7-4960X
The Intel Core i7-4960X operates with:

CPU Cores 6.

CPU Threads: 12.

Performance-enhancing, system-enhancing technology that works faster and saves battery with:

Turbo: 4.00 GHz base 4.00 GHz all cores.

TDP: 130 W.

The processor is attached to:

CPU socket: LGA 2011.

This version includes

15.00 MB of L3 cache on one chip

Supports 4 memory channels to support DDR3-1866 RAM and features 3.0 PCIe Gen 40 lanes.

Tjunction keeps below -- degrees C.

In particular, Ivy Bridge E Architecture is enhanced with:

Technology: 22 nm

Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d.

The product was released on Q3/2013.

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CPU generation and family

Intel Core i7-4960X
Intel Core i7 Extreme Edition
Intel Core i 4000X
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Desktop / Server
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CPU Cores and Base Frequency

3.60 GHz
4.00 GHz
Yes
normal
6
Yes

Memory & PCIe

DDR3-1866
3.0
4
3.0
40

Encryption

Yes check

Internal Graphics

DDR3-1866
no iGPU
No turbo
22 nm

Technical details

x86-64 (64 bit)
Ivy Bridge E
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VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
15.00 MB
Q3/2013
LGA 2011

Thermal Management

130 W
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