Intel Core i7-3930K 3.20Ghz Socket 2011
Outstanding all-around performance compared to Intelís most powerful chip.
Unlocked multiplier for easier overclocking.
Almost as good as Core i7 3960X, for a much lower cost.
Sandy Bridge architecture on steroids.
Requires X79 Express motherboard.
By uk.hardware.info on July 04, 2013
Late May we published a huge round-up of 45 desktop processors , followed by a review of Intel's fourth generation Core processors . Our readers immediately, and understandably, came with the request for a similar group test of laptop processors....-
By uk.hardware.info on May 28, 2013
On June 4 Intel is launching its next generation Core processors, also called Haswell. That means it's the perfect opportunity for us to retest all current processors and a number of older ones with a completely new test configuration. It will not...-
By PC Mag on March 23, 2012
For all but the most rabid enthusiasts, Intel’s Core i7-3930K processor represents an unparalleled combination of price and performance for use on the X79 Express platform....90
By BeHardware on March 14, 2012
As expected, given its spec, the Core i7-3930K makes the Core i7-3960X entirely dispensable. Why spend an extra €350 or €400 for such a small gain in performance (between 4 and 5%)?The Core i7-3930K is therefore a choice cut for anyone...-
By Overclock3D on February 17, 2012
So the Intel Core i7-3930K. Following exhaustive and extensive testing we only have one question uppermost in our mind.Who on earth would bother to buy the i7-3960X?When we tested the i7-3960X it was a quantum leap ahead in all of our CPU based...83
By PCWorld New Zealand on February 13, 2012
Intel Core i7-3930K rating: 4/5 stars.Intel Core i7-3960X rating: 3/5 stars.As if Intel didn’t have a big enough lead in the CPU performance stakes with their Sandy Bridge family of chips, it’s gone ahead and released a new series named Sandy Bridge-E...80
By iXBT Labs on January 25, 2012
This time we'd like to offer you the summarized test results of as many as 71 processors. This generally marks the end of the year, not the end of another test method's life cycle (like the last time). We believe this summary contains all...-
By PCPer on December 14, 2011
In the conclusion to my original story looking at the performance characteristics of the Sandy Bridge-E platform, I wrote this:Well good readers, I am here with that information! After getting my hands on the Core i7-3930K processor that makes up...-
By Tom's Hardware UK on December 09, 2011
Core i7-3960X is undeniably fast. But at more than £800, it’s hardly an option for most enthusiasts. We got our hands on the Core i7-3930K and Core i7-3820 to gauge their overclocked performance and determine if they’re able to best the flagship part....-
By TechRadar on December 02, 2011
The Intel Core i7 3930K is the cheaper alternative to the top-end Sandy Bridge E processor. But then many second hand cars are cheaper than the top-end Sandy Bridge E processor. At nearly Â£500 it's still an expensive CPU, but currently...80