Fastest single socket processor I've ever owned (Overclocked 4.6 ghz)
2 weeks ago
Summary: A very fast processor for the elite enthusiast. Most people do not need the latest and greatest, and with that comes its very high price. If you can find it in a deal below MSRP, buy it and never look back. Do not be cheap and skimp out on other parts...buy a quality MB, PSU, GPU, RAM, and a SSD to truly see this processor stretch its legs.
Pros: Coming from a I7 3820 to a 3970x gained 30 frames a second on the New Tomb Raider game even using 2 old GTX 480 sli power hogs, WOW. Running Arma 3 is amazing also, I got this Processor from another vendor, so I did not pay 1 grand for it, not even close. Newegg is still a great place to shop. This Processor should last me 5 years. Farcry 3 runs and looks amazing on this system. Have not had time to Overclock yet, may not for a while. If you can get this processor for...