The Intel® Core™ i7-3960X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, 3.30 GHz) Specs

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When it comes to processors Intel® processors (processor is also known as CPU) are the best. Intel has been producing good processors since the stone ages. Well, not really but their processors have evolved from the 33MHz speed ones to the 266MHz speed CPUs and to the Pentium 3s to the Dual Core CPUs and now the latest and best generation is the Core i7 series which come with powerful features.

An excerpt from the Intel website
The intel Core i7 processor Extreme Edition is super-smart, ultra-threaded and absolutely promising, making it the ultimate desktop processor for content creators and gamers.

The Ultimate Digital Creativity Engine
The Core i7 Extreme processor is perfect for power users who demand optimal performance for digital applications.  It has features like Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 and Intel Hyper-Threading Technology.  It has a quadruple channel memory which is up to 15MB.

Perfect for Gaming
With Intel Core i7 you have all the processor power to run your video games.  It is well-optimized for high end 3D games and it will definitely run any game you throw at it smoothly.

Top Performance and Overclocking
The 2nd generation of the Core i7 CPUs can deliver extra smooth and crisp performance when overclocked. You have the most realistic desktop content creation with its hyper-threading technology.

Full Specifications
intel corei7 processor

Status Launched
# of Cores 6
# of Threads 12
Clock Speed 3.3GHz
Max Turbo Frequency 3.9 GHz
Intel® Smart Cache 15 MB
Bus/Core Ratio 57
Instruction Set 64-bit
Instruction Set Extensions SSE4.2, AVX
Lithography 32nm
VID Voltage Range 0.6V-1.35V
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type) 32 GB
Memory Types DDR3-1600
# of Memory Channels 4
# of Memory Channels Yes
Idle States Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology Yes

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