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Intel Core i7-5960X

The Intel Core i7-5960X is the top model from the expensive Hawell-E series. It is made for the LGA2011-3 socket and offers 8 CPU cores (16 Threads), a quad-channel DDR4 memory controller and 20 MB of Level 3 cache. The processor cores are clocked between 3 and 3,5 GHz. With a specified TDP of 140 Watt, the i7-5960X is a very power hungry CPU.

SeriesIntel Core i7 (Desktop)
CodenameHaswell-E
Clock Rate3000 - 3500 MHz
Level 1 Cache256 KB
Level 2 Cache2 MB
Level 3 Cache20 MB
Number of Cores / Threads8 / 16
Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)140 Watt
Manufacturing Technology22 nm
SocketFCLGA2011-3
64 Bit64 Bit support
Starting Price$999 U.S.
Announcement Date09/01/2014
Product Link (external)Intel Core i7 (Desktop) 5960X

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Other CPUs of the series Core i7 (Desktop)

» Intel Core i7-6950X
   10x 3 GHz - 3.5 GHz
» Intel Core i7-5960X
   8x 3 GHz - 3.5 GHz
» Intel Core i7-4960X
   6x 3.6 GHz - 4 GHz
» Intel Core i7-6700K
   4x 4 GHz - 4.2 GHz
» Intel Core i7-3960X
   6x 3.3 GHz - 3.9 GHz
» Intel Core i7-4790K
   4x 4 GHz - 4.4 GHz
» Intel Core i7-6700
   4x 3.4 GHz - 4 GHz
» Intel Core i7-4790
   4x 3.6 GHz - 4 GHz
» Intel Core i7-5775C
   4x 3.3 GHz - 3.7 GHz
» Intel Core i7-4770K
   4x 3.5 GHz - 3.9 GHz
» Intel Core i7-4790S
   4x 3.2 GHz - 4 GHz
» Intel Core i7-990X EE
   6x 3.47 GHz - 3.73 GHz
» Intel Core i7-980X EE
   6x 3.33 GHz - 3.6 GHz
» Intel Core i7-3770K
   4x 3.5 GHz - 3.9 GHz
» Intel Core i7-4790T
   4x 2.7 GHz - 3.9 GHz
» Intel Core i7-6700T
   4x 2.8 GHz - 3.6 GHz
» Intel Core i7-2700K
   4x 3.5 GHz - 3.9 GHz
» Intel Core i7-2600K
   4x 3.4 GHz - 3.8 GHz
» Intel Core i7-975
   4x 3.33 GHz - 3.6 GHz
» Intel Core i7-960
   4x 3.2 GHz - 3.47 GHz
» Intel Core i7-950
   4x 3.06 GHz - 3.33 GHz
» Intel Core i7-940
   4x 2.93 GHz - 3.2 GHz
» Intel Core i7-920
   4x 2.66 GHz - 2.93 GHz

Surrounding CPUs

+ Intel Core i7-7740X
   4x 4.3 GHz - 4.5 GHz
+ Intel Core i5-8600K
   6x 3.6 GHz - 4.3 GHz
+ Intel Core i7-7700K
   4x 4.2 GHz - 4.5 GHz
+ Intel Core i5-8500
   6x 3 GHz - 4.1 GHz
+ Intel Core i5-8400
   6x 2.8 GHz - 4 GHz
» Intel Core i7-5960X
   8x 3 GHz - 3.5 GHz
- AMD Ryzen 7 1700
   8x 3 GHz - 3.7 GHz
- AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
   6x 3.6 GHz - 4.2 GHz
- AMD Ryzen 5 2600
   6x 3.4 GHz - 3.9 GHz
- Intel Core i5-8500T
   6x 2.1 GHz - 3.5 GHz
- Intel Core i7-4960X
   6x 3.6 GHz - 4 GHz
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2017-08- 3)