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Intel Core i7-3740QM
9.0* out of 10

Intel Core i7-3740QM

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Overall 8

Expert Review

3 September 2013
  • Conclusion: Of course, a lot of this buying logic circles around whether you already own an X79 motherboard. If you’re simply looking at prebuilt systems, then all else is equal. But for upgraders or builders who don’t need the extra features of the X79 chipset and are just looking for fast, affordable...
  • Pros: Fastest consumer CPU available, as of late summer 2013, Same LGA2011 socket as previous-generation chips, Fair overclocking headroom (at least in our sample)
  • Cons: Expensive, like all Extreme Edition CPUs, Modest performance boost at stock speeds versus Core i7-3970X, Won't work in Intel-made LGA2011 motherboards
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Intel Core i7-4960X Extreme Edition

Legion Hardware
9 March 2013
  • Summary: Those of you looking out for the overclocking section of the review will have no doubt noticed that there wasn’t one. The reason for this being that we had very limited success overclocking the Core i7-4960X and with a narrow time frame to get the review complete for the launch, we skipped that...
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