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Intel Core i7 3970X review

The fastest desktop CPU on the market. And we're really not fussed

By  from PCFormat Issue 274
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Hexa-core (6 Core)
Thermal Design Power
150 W
Processor Manufacturer
Intel
Product Family
Core i7 Extreme Edition i7-3900
L3 Cache
15 MB
Clock Speed
3.50 GHz
Processor Socket
Socket R LGA-2011
Brand Name
Intel
64-bit Processing
Yes
Direct Media Interface
5 GT/s
Processor Technology
Hyper-Threading Technology, Extended Memory 64 Technology, Enhanced SpeedStep Technology, Virtualization Technology, Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
Width
45 mm
Depth
52.6 mm
L1 Cache
384 KB
L2 Cache
1.50 MB
Product Series
i7-3900
Manufacturer
Intel Corporation
Product Model
i7-3970X
Product Name
Core i7 Extreme Edition Hexa-core i7-3970X 3.5GHz Desktop Processor
Package Type
OEM
Product Line
Core i7 Extreme Edition
Manufacturer Part Number
CM8061901281201
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.intel.co.uk
Platform Supported
PC
Process Technology
32 nm

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