Intel i7 5960X Haswell-E 2011-3 Extreme Unlocked CPU

Intel Core i7 5960X Extreme Unlocked, S 2011-3, Haswell-E, 8 Core, 3.0GHz Clock, 3.5GHz Turbo, 20MB, 40 Lane, 140W, CPU

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Product Overview NOTE - This Processor requires an X99 Motherboard & DDR4 Memory.

8. The new power number. It looks like an infinite loop, which is appropriate as that is the power you possess with the new Intel® Core™ i7-5960X processor.

8 independent cores of unbelievable power that encourage you to become the digital content creator or gamer you always wanted to be. Need cores to render? Check. Need cores to compile? Check. Need core to seek and destroy in the latest game? Check. It seems almost unfair to add Intel® Hyper Threading Technology for a total of 16 threads at your disposal. You want burst speed performance for those jobs that require a bit more frequency? Intel® Turbo Boost Technology has that covered. But that little voice inside of you is saying you want even more? Let that voice know that the processor is unlocked and is ready for you to tune it to fit your demanding needs. Tune cores, power, memory, or whatever else you need to tune to make your system fit your needs.

• Fully Unlocked Processor - 8 Core
• Massive Multi-Thread Performance
• Halo Platform for Gaming, Overclocking and Content Creation
• 1st Intel Desktop CPU with DDR4 Support
• 22nm Haswell Microarchitecture
• Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
• Intel ® Hyper-Threading Technology

Please note: This CPU has 40 PCI Express Lanes. Features • 1st 8 core Desktop Processor
• Fully Unlocked Processor
• Massive Multi-Thread Performance
• Halo Platform for Gaming, Overclocking and Content Creation
• 1st Intel Desktop CPU with DDR4 Support
• 22nm Haswell Microarchitecture
• Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
• Intel ® Hyper-Threading Technology
Specifications
Specifications
CPU Type Intel Core i7
CPU Model 5960X Extreme Unlocked
Socket 2011-3
Core Name Haswell-E
Core Size 22 nm
Core 8 Core
No. of Threads 16
Core Ratio 30 x
Clock Speed 3.0 GHz
Turbo Speed 3.5 GHz
FSB Speed N/A
QPI Speed N/A
DMI Speed 5 GT/s
Unlocked Core Multiplier Yes
Unlocked Full Range Base Clock (B-Clock) No
Max. Memory Size 64 GB
Max. Memory Speed DDR4 - 2133
Max. Memory Channels 4 (Quad Channel)
ECC Memory Support Not Supported
Max. PCIe Lanes Supported 40
Processor Graphics N/A
Base GPU Speed N/A
Max. GPU Speed N/A
Max. GPU Resolution  
L1 Cache (Total) 8 x 32 KB instruction caches, 8 x 32 KB data cache
L2 Cache (Total) 256KB x 8
L3 Cache (Total) *See Intel Smart Cache*
Intel® Smart Cache 20MB
Voltage  
Max. TDP 140W
Thermal Specification 66.8 °C
Heatsink Not Included, Sold Separately
Package Type Retail
Warranty

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Details
Duration:
36 months
Type:
Return to base
DOA Period:
28 days
RTB Period:
1 months
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
intel
Telephone:
0870 607 2439
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Date Issued: 29th Aug 2014

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Reviews
Rated 5 out of 5 by 4 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by All good V good. My extreme clocked to over 4.9ghz. Astounding I leave it at 4.4ghz 07 January 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Intel as always got it to 4.5ghz on Air !!!! with Noctua D15 AMAZING!!! 24 October 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by One of the fastest i7 Processor out there, also one of the most expensive. I upgraded from i7-4930K to i7-5960X. This is a new platform, which requires a 2011-v3 socket motherboard and DDR4 RAM. If you are planning to build a new system, this is one of the fastest cpu you can get. For everyday normal applications, I don't feel any performance benefits over my last system (i7-4930K). But I do a lot of archiving and photo editing, and the extra cores helps in those cases. And add 64GB RAM, and you can run a lot of virtual machines with the 16 available cores. All in all, recommended CPU if you can afford the price. 28 December 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Worth the money. I'm using this cpu for 3d rendering and modelling , the cpu itself is expensive but it's worth every pound if you know what to do with it , a good advantage of ddr 4 memory too. 14 December 2014
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hi guys i'm looking for the overclockers replacement insurance for this processor which was about £30 but i'm not sure what it was called and can't find it, i'e intel replaces your cpu if it goes wrong, i don't intend to overclock it's just an extra insurance
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don't waste your money pal your CPU will be fine i over clock it and its sturdy

this one was made for OC
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I believe you have to buy as you buy the CPU from retailer. I ran scan to check before I bought. Scan!
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Intel i7 5960X Haswell-E 2011-3 Extreme Unlocked CPU
Intel i7 5960X Haswell-E 2011-3 Extreme Unlocked CPU