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
Width
45 mm
Depth
52.6 mm
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
Process Technology
32 nm
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