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Intel Core i7-3970X
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Intel Core i7-3970X

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

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?
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Expert Review

20 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.
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Intel Core i7 3970X review: the fastest even faster

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

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.
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Overall 9

Expert Review

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
18 February 2013
Overall 7

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

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.
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Overall 10

Intel Core i7-3970X Extreme Edition

29 May 2013
  • Summary: Оверклокеров, геймеров и всех тех, кто нуждается в высокопроизводительной «цифромельнице», не разочарует такая замена. Тем же, кто совсем недавно обзавелся мощным компьютером с процессором Core i7-3960X, есть смысл подождать с обновкой.
  • Pros: Повышенная производительность в продуктивных приложениях и на синтетических тестах.
  • Cons: Увеличенный теплопакет, скромный прирост производительности в играх, отсутствие архитектурных новшеств.
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Overall 7

Intel Core i7-3970X

10 April 2013
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