Officially, Intel has betrayed codenamed “Haswell-E” are still no details about the individual models of its upcoming high-end processor family. But a Polish online store now lists the supposed flagship of the new CPU series called Core i7-5960X, and at the handsome price of around 955 euros. This information can be found in the price search engine geizhals.at. Also, find there the alleged specifications of the powerful eight-core processor.
The information provided on geizhals.at and the Polish merchant KomBo the website of the Core i7-5960X works with a base clock of 3.0 GHz and can reach up to 3.5 GHz in Turbo mode. To operate, the CPU requires a motherboard with the base LGA2011 (v3). Skinflint informed in this connection that at the Haswell-E platform from Intel DDR4 memory is to be used in commercial desktop PCs for the first time.
Additional information from geizhals.at after the upcoming Intel’s flagship CPU with a TDP (Thermal Design Power) Award of 140 watts and offers 40 PCIe 3.0 lanes and a 20-megabyte L3 cache. The latter is thus 5 megabytes larger than in one of the most powerful CPUs from the previous Generaion Ivy Bridge-E, Core i7-4960X.
When exactly comes with the Core i7-5960X a new super-processor for high-end workstations and -Gaming PCs on the market, it is not clear even after leakage of the details mentioned. For too long, it should probably not be much longer, since the octa-core chip seems to stand in the wings along with other models of Haswell-E generation.
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