Intel X79 Core i7 4960X Review


Intel X79 Core i7-4960X Review


A clear demonstration that you should always look at a product as a whole when deciding whether it's worthy of a purchase, we have two very different results in our cryptography tests. In AIDA64 the i7-4960X actually looks pretty underwhelming in the pure AES256 testing. With Sandra, which tests SHA as well as AES it's clear that the newer chip has an advantage. Even at stock there is 500MB/s extra when compared to the regulation i7-3960X. 


SiSoft Sandra


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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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