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Product Collection
Vertical Segment
Processor Number
Status
Launch Date
Lithography
Included Items
Product Collection
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) Intel® Core™ X-series Processors
Vertical Segment
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) Desktop
Processor Number
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) i7-3970X
Status
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) Discontinued
Launch Date
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) Q4'12
Lithography
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) 32 nm
Included Items
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) Please note: The boxed product does not include a fan or heat sink

CPU Specifications

# of Cores
# of Threads
Processor Base Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
Cache
Bus Speed
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 Frequency
TDP
VID Voltage Range
# of Cores
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) 6
# of Threads
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) 12
Processor Base Frequency
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) 3.50 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) 4.00 GHz
Cache
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) 15 MB Intel® Smart Cache
Bus Speed
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) 5 GT/s
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 Frequency
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) 4.00 GHz
TDP
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) 150 W
VID Voltage Range
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) 0.6V-1.35V

Supplemental Information

Embedded Options Available
Datasheet
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) No
Datasheet
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) View now

Memory Specifications

Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
Memory Types
Max # of Memory Channels
Max Memory Bandwidth
ECC Memory Supported
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) 64.45 GB
Memory Types
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) DDR3 1066/1333/1600
Max # of Memory Channels
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) 4
Max Memory Bandwidth
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) 51.2 GB/s
ECC Memory Supported
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) No

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
PCI Express Revision
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) 2.0
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) 40

Package Specifications

Sockets Supported
Max CPU Configuration
TCASE
Package Size
Sockets Supported
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) FCLGA2011
Max CPU Configuration
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) 1
TCASE
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) 66.8°C
Package Size
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) 52.5mm x 45.0mm

Advanced Technologies

Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel vPro® Platform Eligibility
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® 64
Instruction Set
Instruction Set Extensions
Idle States
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Intel® Demand Based Switching
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel® Identity Protection Technology
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) 2.0
Intel vPro® Platform Eligibility
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) No
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) Yes
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) Yes
Intel® 64
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) Yes
Instruction Set
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) 64-bit
Instruction Set Extensions
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX
Idle States
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) Yes
Intel® Demand Based Switching
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) No
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) Yes

Security & Reliability

Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) Yes
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) No
Execute Disable Bit
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) Yes

AC

Active: This specific part is active.

EN

End of Life: Product End of Life notification has been published.

NI

Not Implemented: No Orders, Inquiries, Quotes, Deliveries Returns, or Shipments.

NO

No Orders after Last Order Entry Date: Used for end of life products. Allows for delivery and returns.

OB

Obsolete: Inventory available. No future supplies will be available.

PA

Pre Active: Orders may be taken, but not scheduled, nor shipped.

QR

Quality/Reliability Hold.

RP

Retired Price:  All functions are blocked similar to RT status (orders, returns, shipments, etc).  However, RP status allows price reference structure maintenance and price record maintenance which will be reflected in Data Warehouse and Legacy systems.

RS

Reschedule

RT

Retired: This specific part is no longer being manufactured or purchased and no inventory is available.

E2

Obsolete and past last time buy.

BR

Bookings Release (BR) – Product can be booked but not shipped.