Intel X79 Core i7 4960X Review

Unigine Valley and Resident Evil 6

Intel X79 Core i7-4960X Review

Unigine Valley

The two CPUs exchange results in Unigine Valley. The i7-4960X is the most consistent, but the raw horsepower of the i7-3960X cannot be denied.

Resident Evil 6

Away from synthetic benchmarks and on to the gaming of Resident Evil 6 and, just like we saw in 3D Mark 11, it doesn't matter if you're at stock or overclocked, there is nothing between the two CPUs.


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Most Recent Comments

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

03-09-2013, 03:35:22

Originally Posted by redline92 View Post
does the x79 provide that many benefits over 2011?
2011 is the socket on a x79 chipset motherboard Quote

03-09-2013, 03:36:27

Afaik x79 has always utilized the LGA2011 socket.

I think redline92 is mixing his z's and x's, meaning he's prolly talking about z87 vs x79 ? Right ?Quote

03-09-2013, 03:43:34

Any reason why these cpus are kicking out such low temps at high voltages compared to there little brothers ??

Nice review again TTL, keep em flowing.....Quote

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