Intel X79 Core i7 4960X Review

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Intel X79 Core i7-4960X Review

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Despite ending up with a slower overclock, the i7-4960X is consistently better than the i7-3960X it replaces. It's only a handful of points but when you're looking for world record performance those last few points can be vital. It's a similar story with the CPUs at stock with the Ivy Bridge-E improving upon the Sandy Bridge-E in everything but the Fire Strike Extreme test. Even there it's a small difference because you can gain or lose 10 points with each run.


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Most Recent Comments

03-09-2013, 02:53:14

The LGA2011 socket has failed to capture the public's heart, does the IvyBridge-E refresh manage to win us over?

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03-09-2013, 02:58:04

oh snap!! insanely awesome review incoming....Quote

03-09-2013, 03:30:54

These results made me laugh, reminds me of amd going backwards in performance lol.
I only wonder why did they bother spending money to release this cpu,does the x79 provide that many benefits over 2011? other than that its waste of time money,unless people actually gonna buy this just because its new lols
Whoever gonna buy this is not going to care about little power savings at all.

Anyway awesome review as always Quote

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