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Intel® Core™ i7-3960X Processor Extreme Edition
(15M Cache, up to 3.90 GHz)


Processor Number i7-3960X
Status End of Life
Launch Date Q4'11
Lithography 32 nm
Recommended Customer Price $999.00 - $1059.00
# of Cores 6
# of Threads 12
Processor Base Frequency 3.30 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency 3.90 GHz
Cache 15 MB SmartCache
Bus Speed 5 GT/s DMI2
TDP 130 W
VID Voltage Range 0.6V-1.35V
Supplemental Information
Embedded Options Available No
Description This product includes VT-d support only on the C2 stepping. Stepping information can be viewed via the menu on the left.
Datasheet Link
Memory Specifications
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type) 64 GB
Memory Types DDR3 1066/1333/1600
Max # of Memory Channels 4
Max Memory Bandwidth 51.2 GB/s
ECC Memory Supported No
Expansion Options
PCI Express Revision 2.0
Max # of PCI Express Lanes 40
Package Specifications
Sockets Supported FCLGA2011
Max CPU Configuration 1
TCASE 66.8°C
Package Size 52.5mm x 45.0mm
Low Halogen Options Available See MDDS
Advanced Technologies
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
Intel® vPro Technology No
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x) Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) Yes
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT) Yes
Intel® 64 Yes
Instruction Set 64-bit
Instruction Set Extensions SSE4.2, AVX, AES
Idle States Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology Yes
Intel® Demand Based Switching No
Thermal Monitoring Technologies Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology Yes
Intel® Data Protection Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions Yes
Intel® Platform Protection Technology
Trusted Execution Technology No
Execute Disable Bit Yes

Ordering and Spec Information

Trade Compliance Information

5A992C G077159 8542310000-HYBRD

Ordering and Spec Information

Spec Code Ordering Code Step RCP
Intel® Core™ i7-3960X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, 3.30 GHz) FC-LGA10, Tray
SR0KF CM8061907184018 C2 $999.00

Retired and Discontinued

Spec Code Ordering Code Step RCP
Boxed Intel® Core™ i7-3960X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, 3.30 GHz) FC-LGA10
SR0KF BX80619I73960X C2 $1059.00

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