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Product Name
Intel® Core™ i7-3930K Processor (12M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Intel® Core™ i7-3960X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 3.90 GHz)
Code Name
Sandy Bridge E Sandy Bridge E
Processor Number
i7-3930K i7-3960X
End of Life End of Life
Launch Date
Q4'11 Q4'11
32 nm 32 nm
Recommended Customer Price
$594.00 $999.00 - $1059.00
# of Cores
6 6
# of Threads
12 12
Processor Base Frequency
3.20 GHz 3.30 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency
3.80 GHz 3.90 GHz
12 MB SmartCache 15 MB SmartCache
Bus Speed
5 GT/s DMI2 5 GT/s DMI2
130 W 130 W
VID Voltage Range
0.600-1.350V 0.6V-1.35V
Supplemental Information
Embedded Options Available
No No
This product includes VT-d support only on the C2 stepping. Stepping information can be viewed via the menu on the left. This product includes VT-d support only on the C2 stepping. Stepping information can be viewed via the menu on the left.
Link Link
Memory Specifications
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
64.23 GB 64 GB
Memory Types
DDR3 1066/1333/1600 DDR3 1066/1333/1600
Max # of Memory Channels
4 4
Max Memory Bandwidth
51.2 GB/s 51.2 GB/s
ECC Memory Supported
No No
Expansion Options
PCI Express Revision
2.0 2.0
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
40 40
Package Specifications
Sockets Supported
Max CPU Configuration
1 1
66.8°C 66.8°C
Package Size
52.5mm x 45.0mm 52.5mm x 45.0mm
Low Halogen Options Available
Advanced Technologies
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
2.0 2.0
Intel® vPro Technology
No No
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Yes Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Yes Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Yes Yes
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Yes Yes
Intel® 64
Yes Yes
Instruction Set
64-bit 64-bit
Instruction Set Extensions
Idle States
Yes Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Yes Yes
Intel® Demand Based Switching
No No
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Yes Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology
Yes Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Yes Yes
Intel® Data Protection Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions
Yes Yes
Intel® Platform Protection Technology
Trusted Execution Technology
No No
Execute Disable Bit
Yes Yes