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Intel Core i7-5960X Socket 2011-3 Octa Core 3.0GHz Extreme Edition Processor

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About this product


  • Fully Unlocked Processor - 8 Core
  • Massive Multi-Thread Performance
  • Halo Platform for Gaming, Overclocking and Content Creation

Product overview

• 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

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.

This Processor requires an X99 Motherboard & DDR4 Memory


Processor Number i7-5960X
Intel® Smart Cache 20 MB
Intel® QPI Speed 0 GT/s
Number of QPI Links 0
Instruction Set 64-bit
Instruction Set Extensions SSE4.2, AVX 2.0, AES
Lithography 22 nm
Scalability 1S Only
Number of Cores 8
Number of Threads 16
Processor Base Frequency 3.0 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency 3.5 GHz
TDP 140 W
Memory Specifications
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type) 64 GB
Memory Types DDR4-1333/1600/2133
Number of Memory Channels 4
Max Memory Bandwidth 68 GB/s
ECC Memory Supported No
Expansion Options
PCI Express Revision 3.0
Max Number of PCI Express Lanes 40
Package Specifications
TCASE 66.8
Package Size 52.5mm x 45.0mm
Sockets Supported LGA2011-v3
Advanced Technologies
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
Intel® vPro Technology No
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x) Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) Yes
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT) Yes
Intel® 64 Yes
Idle States Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology Yes
Intel® Demand Based Switching No
Thermal Monitoring Technologies Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology Yes
Intel® Data Protection Technology
AES New Instructions Yes
Intel® Platform Protection Technology
Trusted Execution Technology No
Execute Disable Bit Yes