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Intel Core i7 3970X Extreme Edition 3.5GHz Socket 2011

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By micromart.co.uk on 80

The Intel Core i7 3970X is the fastest desktop CPU available today, bar none. Only Xeon server chips have any hope of outperforming it, and since the release of Ivy Bridge E has been delayed until Q4 2013 at the earliest, Sandy Bridge E will remain the...

By TechRadar on 70

The best just got better. That'll be Intel's pitch for the new Core i7 3970X. And strictly speaking, it's absolutely true. When the existing Intel Core i7 3960X launched almost exactly a year ago, it was the fastest PC processor on Earth. Since then,...

By uk.hardware.info on

1,000 Intel processors through the years Not many things are sure in this life, but fortunately there are a number of things you can count on like clockwork. The sun comes up in the morning, we all have to pay taxes and last but not least, the most...

By uk.hardware.info on

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. It's...

By uk.hardware.info on

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 only...

By HotHardware on

Summarizing the Core i7-3970X Extreme Edition’s performance couldn’t be any easier. With the exception of a couple of single- or lightly-threaded tests which favor Intel’s updated Ivy Bridge microarchitecture, the Core i7-3970X took the top spot in...

By PC Authority on

Even before firing up the Core i7-3970X and its accompanying Intel DX79SR motherboard we knew we were in for some very fast performance. Intel's Extreme Edition CPUs have always sat at the bleeding edge of compute power, and we expect nothing less with...

By bjorn3d.com on

The Intel Core i7-3970X is no doubt the fastest desktop processor out on the market, but is it a big leap from the i7-3960X? Our testing has shown only a small increase in performance, which is expected with the 200 MHz performance boost that we get...

By iXBT Labs on

The oldest processor in today's testbed is Phenom II X4 940, released almost four years ago at $300. Today's flagship CPU costs four times as much, providing only 2.5x (sometimes 3x) more performance. That's progress for you. Let's take a closer look...

By uk.hardware.info on

The Intel Core i7 3970X is 200 MHz faster (100 MHz in turbo mode) than its similarly-priced predecessor. In the benchmarks the new processor is slightly faster than the 3960X, just like we expected. There wasn't a shocking difference anywhere, but you...

By X-bit Labs on

I have to admit that the new Intel Core i7-3970X Extreme Edition processor is somewhat boring. And there are two reasons for that. First, there is nothing principally new about it. All we have is simply a manufacturer-overclocked previous flagship...

By Tom's Hardware UK on

After one year of dominating the enthusiast space, Intel's Core i7-3960X is being replaced. The new Core i7-3970X features higher clock rates, but also imposes a 150 W TDP. Just for kicks, we're putting it up against another 150 W CPU: the Xeon...

International Review By Chip.de on 100

Der Intel Core i7-3970X ist ein Prozessor der Superlative: Mit sechs physikalischen Kernen und HyperThreading kann die CPU bis zu zwölf Threads parallel bearbeiten. Dazu kommt eine hohe Taktfrequenz von 3,5 GHz und ein Boost-Modus von 4,0 GHz....

International Review By pcmagazine.ru on 100

Оверклокеров, геймеров и всех тех, кто нуждается в высокопроизводительной «цифромельнице», не разочарует такая замена. Тем же, кто совсем недавно обзавелся мощным компьютером с процессором Core i7-3960X, есть смысл подождать с обновкой....

International Review By Alt om DATA on 70

Det var svært at sælge dyre cpu'er, dengang Intel producerede en enkelt processorkerne og blot differentierede med clocks og cache. Man kunne ikke gøre meget ved det sidstnævnte, men med overclocking af en billig chip kunne man som regel opnå noget, der...

International Review By overclockingmadeinfrance.com on 80

Nous aurions aimé comparer le Core I7 3970X aux processeurs AMD mais pour le moment nous n' avons pas d'exemplaire. Ceci dit, Intel remet une gentille couche de performance en ajoutant 100MHz au plus puissant des processeurs multi-threads et permet à...

International Review By Chip.de on

Seit Jahren ringen Intel und AMD um die Vorherrschaft im Desktop-CPU-Markt. Seit geraumer Zeit ist Intel seinem Rivalen immer mindestens einen Schritt voraus. Wenn es um die pure Leistung in den meisten Anwendungen geht, liegt Intel derzeit deutlich...

International Review By ixbt.com on

Платформа LGA2011 к массовому рынку не относится (хотя бы потому, что для нее нет процессоров с ценой, попадающей в массовых диапазон $80–$200), однако вызывает интерес (как минимум, теоретический) многих наших читателей. Тем более подогреваемый тем, что...

International Review By Hardware.Info on

€ 1000 door de jaren heen Er zijn een aantal zekerheden in het leven: de zon komt iedere dag op, je moet belasting betalen en de duurste op consumenten gerichte processor van Intel kost een kleine 1000 euro. Dat laatste is in ieder geval zo sinds Intel...

International Review By Hardware.Info on

Eind mei publiceerden we een uitgebreide vergelijkingstest van 45 desktopprocessors , begin juni gevolgd door een update met resultaten van Intels 4de generatie Core processors, codenaam Haswell . Een vraag die direct in de reacties op het eerste...