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Intel Core i7-3960x vs. i7-3970x: A Clash of Titans

Bjorn3d.com
22 January 2013
  • Excerpt: With the Intel Core i7-3970X taking the crown for the fastest six-core processor for the desktop market, how can this 150W TDP monster compare to its younger brother, the i7-3960X? Can the $10 difference in price justify its performance and stability? In this review the Core i7-3960X and the Core i7-3970X go head-to-head in some real-world application benchmarks. [review_ad] Understandable.
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Digit-Life
22 December 2012
  • Conclusion: These benchmarks have different thread requirements. While ACDSee easily utilizes multiple threads to convert RAWs and do filtering, GIMP needs only one, and Photoshop fits in between. As a result, CPUs up to $200-300 can show varying results, while Extreme Edition processors provide hardly any benefits. According to the tests, the Core 2 Duo processors seem to be the last CPUs these benchmarks have been optimized for.
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Intel Core i7 3970X review: the fastest even faster

Hardware.Info
13 December 2012
  • Excerpt: Take a Core i7 3960X, add 200 MHz, and you get the 3970X. How does it perform?
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Overall 9
9.0

Intel Core i7-3970X Extreme Edition Processor Review

X-bit labs
6 December 2012
  • Summary: Intel Core i7-3960X has been the fastest processors for high-performance desktop systems for an entire year. But time has come for it to step down: today Intel offers Core i7-3970X Extreme Edition. Although the newcomer is hardly any different from its predecessor, we decided to subject it to detailed features and performance testing in our lab.
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Overall 9
9.1

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Tweak Town
28 November 2012
  • Summary: Intel clearly has brought the 3970X Extreme Edition to the table because they can and not because they needed to do so. The previous crop of Bulldozer CPUs from AMD competed mainly against the Sandy Bridge and Ivy Bridge line of processors and not the higher end Sandy Bridge-E ones.
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Review: Intel Core i7-3970X

PC Authority
6 March 2013

Intel Core i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition

iXBT Labs
23 December 2012
Overall 7
7.0

Intel Core i7 3970X review

TechRadar UK
12 December 2012
  • Summary: The fastest desktop CPU on the market. And we're really not fussed
  • Pros: Increased clocks and Turbo Boost, Fastest desktop CPU available, Can be overclocked
  • Cons: Not much extra performance from last generation, Price
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Core i7-3970X Extreme anmeldelse

tomshardware.dk
21 December 2013
  • Conclusion: Intel havde ikke behøvet at lancere Core i7-3970X. Deres -3960X chip var allerede den hurtigste single-socket workstation processor på markedet. Men Intel har siden Sandy Bridge-E for et år siden lanceret sin Ivy Bridge arkitektur. Bedre performance per clock cyklus gav entusiasterne noget at overveje: skal der spares penge og købes end quad-core Ivy Bridge processor, eller skal der bruges penge på en ældre arkitektur for de ekstra kerner og den mere generøse PCI Express...
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Intel Core i7-3970X

hispazone.com
1 September 2013
  • Excerpt: Intel tiene en la actualidad las CPU más potentes del mercado y aunque el interés de la gente parece ir poco a poco hacia otro tipo de soluciones sin duda este procesador aun marca la pauta en rendimiento.
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