Intel Core i7-4960X Overview

Intel Core i7-4960X
Type: DESKTOP
Release date: Sep 2013
Intel Core i7-4960X
Intel_IvyBridgeArchitecture
6Cores
12Threads
3600 Mhz Frequency
4000 MhzTurbo Clock
130 W TDP

Summary

Relative performance

  • Intel Core i7-5960X
    119%
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    103%
  • Intel Core i7-5930K
    102%
  • Intel Core i7-5820K
    100%
  • Intel Core i7-4960X
    100%
  • Intel Core i7-4930K
    95%
  • Intel Core i7-3970X
    93%
  • Intel Core i7-4790K
    92%
  • Intel Core i7-3960X
    91%
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    91%
  • Intel Core i7-3930K
    89%
  • Intel Core i7-4770K
    86%
  • Intel Core i7-3770K
    80%
  • Intel Core i5-4690K
    80%
  • Intel Core i3-6100
    80%
  • Intel Core i7-4790
    79%
  • Intel Core i7-4820K
    79%
  • Intel Core i7-4771
    78%
  • Intel Core i7-3940XM
    78%
  • Intel Core i5-6600
    78%
  • Intel Core i5-4670K
    78%
  • Intel Core i7-4770
    77%
  • Intel Core i7-4930MX
    77%
  • Intel Core i7-4770R
    76%
  • Intel Core i7-2700K
    76%
  • Intel Core i7-4980HQ
    76%
  • Intel Core i7-4910MQ
    76%
  • Intel Core i7-4790S
    76%
  • Intel Core i7-4770S
    75%
  • Intel Core i7-2600K
    75%
  • Intel Core i7-4960HQ
    73%
  • Intel Core i7-3770
    73%
  • Intel Core i5-3570K
    72%
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    72%
  • Intel Core i7-990X
    72%
  • Intel Core i7-4770T
    71%
  • Intel Core i7-3820
    71%
  • Intel Core i7-4870HQ
    71%
  • Intel Core i7-4900MQ
    71%
  • Intel Core i5-4670
    70%
  • Intel Core i5-2550K
    70%
  • Intel Core i7-4800MQ
    70%
  • Intel Core i7-3840QM
    70%
  • Intel Core i7-3770S
    69%
  • Intel Core i7-4850HQ
    69%
  • Intel Core i7-4810MQ
    69%
  • Intel Core i5-2500K
    68%
  • Intel Core i5-4590
    68%
  • Intel Core i7-3740QM
    67%
  • Intel Core i7-4770HQ
    67%
  • Intel Core i7-3820QM
    67%
  • Intel Core i5-6400
    66%
  • Intel Core i5-4570
    66%
  • Intel Core i7-3720QM
    66%
  • Intel Core i5-4590S
    66%
  • Intel Core i7-3770T
    65%
  • Intel Core i5-3570
    65%
  • Intel Core i7-2600
    65%
  • Intel Core i5-3570S
    65%
  • Intel Core i5-3550
    64%
  • Intel Core i7-4700MQ
    64%
  • AMD FX-9590
    64%
  • Intel Core i5-4570S
    64%
  • Intel Core i5-3550S
    64%
  • Intel Core i7-2960XM
    63%
  • Intel Core i7-4700HQ
    63%
  • Intel Core i3-4370
    63%
  • Intel Core i7-4710HQ
    63%
  • Intel Core i7-4712HQ
    63%
  • Intel Core i7-4702HQ
    63%
  • Intel Pentium G3258
    63%
  • Intel Core i5-3475S
    62%
  • Intel Core i7-3610QE
    62%
  • Intel Core i5-4670T
    62%
  • Intel Core i3-4360T
    62%
  • Intel Core i5-4440
    61%
  • Intel Core i5-3470
    61%
  • Intel Core i3-4340
    61%
  • Intel Core i5-3450
    61%
  • Intel Core i7-3615QM
    61%
  • Intel Core i7-2600S
    60%
  • Intel Core i5-3470S
    60%
  • Intel Core i5-4570R
    60%
  • Intel Core i7-4765T
    60%
  • Intel Core i7-2860QM
    60%
  • Intel Core i5-4430
    60%
  • Intel Core i5-3450S
    60%
  • Intel Core i7-3610QM
    59%
  • Intel Core i7-4702MQ
    59%
  • Intel Core i7-4750HQ
    59%
  • Intel Core i5-2500
    59%
  • Intel Core i3-4350
    59%
  • Intel Core i7-3630QM
    59%
  • Intel Core i3-4160
    59%
  • Intel Core i3-4330
    59%
  • Intel Core i7-5557U
    58%
  • Intel Core i5-2450P
    58%
  • Intel Core i7-2920XM
    58%
  • Intel Core i5-3570T
    58%
  • Intel Core i5-5287U
    58%
  • AMD FX-8370
    58%
  • AMD FX-9370
    58%
  • Intel Core i3-4150T
    57%
  • Intel Core i7-3635QM
    57%
  • Intel Core i7-4600M
    57%
  • Intel Core i5-3330
    57%
  • Intel Core i5-4430S
    57%
  • Intel Core i5-2380P
    57%
  • Intel Core i7-3632QM
    56%
  • Intel Core i5-4570T
    56%
  • Intel Core i5-3350P
    56%
  • Intel Core i7-2760QM
    56%
  • AMD FX-8350
    56%
  • Intel Core i7-4558U
    56%
  • Intel Core i7-2820QM
    56%
  • Intel Core i7-4650U
    56%
  • Intel Core i7-5650U
    55%
  • Intel Core i3-4130
    55%
  • Intel Core i5-2400
    55%
  • Intel Core i5-3330S
    55%
  • Intel Core i5-3335S
    55%
  • Intel Core i5-5257U
    55%
  • Intel Core i7-3540M
    54%
  • Intel Core i7-3612QM
    54%
  • Intel Core i5-2500S
    54%
  • Intel Core i5-2320
    53%
  • Intel Core i5-3380M
    53%
  • Intel Core i7-5600U
    53%
  • Intel Core i5-3470T
    52%
  • Intel Core i7-3520M
    52%
  • Intel Core i7-2720QM
    52%
  • Intel Core i3-4330T
    52%
  • Intel Core i5-3360M
    52%
  • Intel Core i5-2310
    51%
  • Intel Core i5-3340M
    51%
  • Intel Core i5-4300M
    50%
  • AMD FX-8320E
    50%
  • Intel Core i5-4288U
    50%
  • Intel Core i7-4600U
    50%
  • AMD FX-8300
    49%
  • Intel Core i5-4670S
    49%
  • Intel Core i5-2300
    49%
  • Intel Core i5-2500T
    49%
  • Intel Core i5-2400S
    49%
  • AMD FX-8150
    49%
  • AMD FX-6350
    49%
  • Intel Pentium G3430
    49%
  • Intel Core i5-4258U
    49%
  • Intel Core i3-4130T
    49%
  • Intel Core i5-2405S
    49%
  • Intel Core i7-5500U
    48%
  • Intel Core i7-2670QM
    48%
  • Intel Core i5-3320M
    48%
  • Intel Core i7-2675QM
    48%
  • Intel Core i3-3225
    48%
  • Intel Core i5-2390T
    47%
  • Intel Core i3-3240
    47%
  • Intel Core i7-2635QM
    47%
  • Intel Core i7-4500U
    46%
  • Intel Core i7-3687U
    46%
  • Intel Core i3-3220
    46%
  • Intel Pentium G3420
    46%
  • AMD FX-8120
    46%
  • Intel Core i5-5250U
    46%
  • AMD A10-6800K
    46%
  • Intel Core i5-5300U
    45%
  • AMD FX-6300
    45%
  • Intel Core i5-3230M
    45%
  • Intel Core i7-2630QM
    45%
  • Intel Core i7-3517UE
    45%
  • Intel Core i3-3210
    45%
  • AMD A10-7850K
    45%
  • Intel Core i3-2130
    45%
  • AMD FX-6200
    45%
  • AMD FX-4350
    44%
  • Intel Core i5-3210M
    44%
  • Intel Core i5-2540M
    44%
  • Intel Core i3-2125
    44%
  • Intel Core i7-3667U
    44%
  • Intel Core i5-4350U
    44%
  • Intel Pentium G2130
    44%
  • Intel Core i3-2120T
    44%
  • Intel Core i5-5200U
    43%
  • Intel Core i5-2520M
    43%
  • AMD A10-7700K
    43%
  • Intel Core i5-2435M
    43%
  • Intel Core i7-3537U
    43%
  • Intel Pentium G3220
    43%
  • AMD FX-6120
    43%
  • AMD A10-6790K
    43%
  • Intel Core i5-4250U
    43%
  • AMD A10-6700T
    42%
  • Intel Pentium G2120
    42%
  • AMD FX-4170
    42%
  • AMD A8-6600K
    42%
  • Intel Core i3-2105
    42%
  • AMD A10-5800K
    41%
  • Intel Core i5-2450M
    41%
  • Intel Core i3-2100
    41%
  • Intel Core i7-3517U
    41%
  • Intel Core i5-3437U
    41%
  • AMD Phenom II X4 980 BE
    41%
  • Intel Celeron G1840
    41%
  • AMD FX-4300
    41%
  • Intel Core i3-3220T
    40%
  • AMD FX-6100
    40%
  • AMD A8-5600K
    40%
  • Intel Core i5-4200U
    40%
  • AMD A8-6500
    40%
  • Intel Celeron G1820
    40%
  • Intel Core i5-3427U
    40%
  • Intel Pentium G870
    39%
  • Intel Core i3-3240T
    39%
  • Intel Core i5-2430M
    39%
  • AMD FX-8100
    39%
  • AMD A10-5700
    39%
  • Intel Pentium G2020
    38%
  • Intel Core i5-2410M
    38%
  • Intel Pentium G850
    38%
  • Intel Core i5-2415M
    38%
  • AMD FX-4130
    38%
  • Intel Pentium G2010
    38%
  • Intel Pentium G860T
    38%
  • Intel Celeron G1630
    38%
  • Intel Core i3-3130M
    37%
  • Intel Core i3-5010U
    37%
  • Intel Pentium G3220T
    37%
  • Intel Core i5-2557M
    37%
  • Intel Core i5-3317U
    37%
  • Intel Pentium G840
    37%
  • Intel Core i5-3337U
    37%
  • AMD FX-4100
    36%
  • Intel Celeron G1620T
    36%
  • Intel Core i3-4000M
    36%
  • AMD A8-5500
    36%
  • AMD Phenom II X4 840
    36%
  • Intel Core i3-2100T
    36%
  • Intel Pentium G645
    35%
  • Intel Core i3-3120M
    35%
  • Intel Celeron G1610
    35%
  • AMD A6-6400K
    35%
  • AMD Athlon II X3 460
    34%
  • Intel Pentium G2020T
    34%
  • Intel Core i3-5005U
    34%
  • Intel Pentium G640
    34%
  • AMD Athlon II X4 651
    34%
  • Intel Core i3-3110M
    34%
  • Intel Pentium 2030M
    34%
  • AMD A8-3870K
    34%
  • AMD A8-3850
    33%
  • Intel Pentium G630
    33%
  • Intel Core i7-3689Y
    33%
  • AMD A4-6300
    33%
  • AMD Athlon II X2 280
    33%
  • Intel Celeron G550
    32%
  • AMD A6-5400K
    32%
  • AMD A6-5400B
    32%
  • Intel Pentium 2020M
    32%
  • Intel Pentium G645T
    32%
  • Intel Celeron G1610T
    32%
  • AMD Athlon II X4 641
    32%
  • Intel Celeron G540
    32%
  • Intel Pentium G620
    31%
  • Intel Pentium G6960
    31%
  • AMD A10-5750M
    31%
  • Intel Celeron G530
    31%
  • Intel Core i3-2370M
    31%
  • AMD A6-3670K
    31%
  • AMD A4-5300
    30%
  • AMD A10-5757M
    30%
  • Intel Core i3-2350M
    30%
  • Intel Core i3-2312M
    30%
  • AMD Athlon II X2 270
    30%
  • AMD A6-3650
    30%
  • AMD Athlon II X4 631
    30%
  • Intel Pentium G630T
    29%
  • Intel Pentium B980
    29%
  • AMD A8-3820
    29%
  • Intel Core i3-2328M
    29%
  • Intel Core i3-2330M
    29%
  • AMD Athlon II X4 620e
    29%
  • AMD A10-4600M
    29%
  • Intel Core i3-4005U
    29%
  • Intel Pentium B970
    29%
  • AMD A8-3800
    29%
  • Intel Core i5-4200Y
    29%
  • Intel Core i3-4010U
    29%
  • Intel Core i3-3227U
    28%
  • Intel Core i3-2310M
    28%
  • AMD Athlon II X3 425e
    28%
  • AMD A4-4000
    28%
  • Intel Pentium B960
    28%
  • Intel Core i5-3339Y
    28%
  • Intel Celeron G540T
    27%
  • Intel Core i5-2467M
    27%
  • Intel Pentium B950
    27%
  • AMD A8-5557M
    27%
  • Intel Pentium G620T
    27%
  • AMD A4-5150M
    27%
  • Intel Core i3-3217UE
    26%
  • AMD A6-3620
    26%
  • AMD A6-3600
    26%
  • AMD A6-5357M
    26%
  • Intel Celeron 1000M
    26%
  • Intel Pentium B940
    26%
  • AMD A8-5550M
    26%
  • Intel Celeron 1037U
    26%
  • Intel Pentium 3556U
    25%
  • AMD A4-3420
    25%
  • AMD A6-5350M
    25%
  • AMD A10-5745M
    25%
  • Intel Pentium 2117U
    25%
  • AMD A6-5345M
    25%
  • Intel Celeron B840
    25%
  • AMD A8-3550MX
    24%
  • AMD A6-4400M
    24%
  • AMD A4-3400
    24%
  • AMD A8-3530MX
    24%
  • AMD A6-3430MX
    24%
  • Intel Core i5-2537M
    23%
  • AMD A10-4655M
    23%
  • Intel Celeron B830
    23%
  • AMD A4-4300M
    23%
  • AMD A8-4500M
    23%
  • AMD A8-3510MX
    23%
  • AMD A6-3500
    23%
  • AMD A4-3300
    23%
  • Intel Core i3-4010Y
    23%
  • Intel Celeron 2955U
    22%
  • Intel Celeron B820
    22%
  • Intel Celeron B810
    22%
  • Intel Core i3-2377M
    22%
  • AMD A6-5200
    21%
  • AMD E2-3200
    21%
  • AMD A8-3520M
    21%
  • Intel Celeron G465
    21%
  • Intel Celeron B815
    21%
  • AMD A8-5545M
    21%
  • Intel Pentium 997
    21%
  • Intel Celeron 887
    20%
  • AMD A6-3410MX
    20%
  • Intel Pentium 3560Y
    20%
  • Intel Celeron 1007U
    20%
  • AMD A8-4555M
    20%
  • Intel Core i3-2367M
    20%
  • Intel Celeron G460
    20%
  • Intel Core i3-3229Y
    20%
  • Intel Celeron B800
    20%
  • Intel Pentium P6300
    19%
  • Intel Atom Z3770
    19%
  • AMD A4-3310MX
    19%
  • AMD A8-3500M
    19%
  • AMD A6-3420M
    19%
  • AMD A4-3330MX
    19%
  • Intel Celeron 877
    19%
  • Intel Core i3-2357M
    19%
  • AMD A4-3305M
    19%
  • AMD A6-4455M
    19%
  • AMD A4-3320M
    19%
  • Intel Pentium 967
    18%
  • Intel Pentium 987
    18%
  • AMD A6-3400M
    18%
  • Intel Celeron 857
    18%
  • AMD A4-3300M
    17%
  • AMD A4-4355M
    17%
  • Intel Celeron G440
    17%
  • AMD A4-5000
    17%
  • Intel Celeron 867
    16%
  • Intel Atom Z3740
    16%
  • AMD E2-3000M
    16%
  • Intel Pentium 2129Y
    16%
  • AMD E2-3000
    15%
  • Intel Celeron 847
    15%
  • AMD A6-1450
    13%
  • Intel Pentium U5600
    13%
  • AMD E1-2500
    11%
  • AMD E2-2000
    11%
  • AMD E2-1800
    11%
  • AMD E-350
    10%
  • AMD E-450
    10%
  • Intel Atom D2700
    10%
  • AMD E1-1500
    9%
  • AMD A4-1200
    9%
  • AMD E1-1200
    9%
  • AMD E1-2100
    9%
  • AMD A4-1250
    9%
  • Intel Atom D2550
    9%
  • Intel Atom N2800
    8%
  • AMD E-300
    8%
  • Intel Atom Z2760
    8%
  • AMD C-60
    8%
  • Intel Atom D2500
    8%
  • AMD E-240
    8%
  • Intel Atom N570
    7%
  • AMD C-70
    7%
  • AMD Z-01
    7%
  • Intel Atom N2600
    7%
  • AMD C-50
    6%
  • Intel Atom Z670
    4%

Performance summary, based on benchmarks charts.

The Intel Core i7-4960X is a cpu released by Intel on Sep 2013. This processor is based on the architecture and packs 1860 million transistors on a 22 nm, 257 mm² die.

Intel Core i7-4960X pros and cons



Specifications


Features

Architecture

ArchitectureIntel_IvyBridge
MarketDesktop
Memory SupportDDR3
CodenameIvy Bridge-E
Release DateSep 2013

Cores

Cores6
Threads12
SMPs1
Integrated GraphicsNo

Cache

L1 Cache64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache15360 KB (shared)

Physical

SocketIntel Socket 2011
Max Case Tempunknown
PackageFC-LGA10
Die Size257mm²
Process22 nm

Performance

Cpu Frequency3600 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed4000 MHz
Base Clock100 MHz
Voltage1.35 V
TDP130 W

Compared to similar performing CPUs

Intel Core i7-4960XIntel Core i3-6100Intel Core i7-6700KIntel Core i5-6600KIntel Core i7-5960X
Intel Core i7-4960XIntel Core i3-6100Intel Core i7-6700KIntel Core i5-6600KIntel Core i7-5960X
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ArchitectureIntel_IvyBridgeIntel_SkylakeIntel_SkylakeIntel_SkylakeIntel_Haswell
Process Node22 nm14 nm14 nm14 nm22 nm
Cores/Threads6/122/44/84/48/16
Release DateSep 2013Sep 2015Aug 2015Jul 2015Sep 2014

Benchmarks

GeekBench 3 (32-bit Single Core)

  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    4422
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    4217
  • Intel Core i3-6100
    3934
  • Intel Core i7-5960X
    3757
  • Intel Core i7-4960X
    3536

points - higher is better

GeekBench 3 (32-bit Multi Core)

  • Intel Core i7-5960X
    27967
  • Intel Core i7-4960X
    20980
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    17181
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    13321
  • Intel Core i3-6100
    8336

points - higher is better

GeekBench 3 (64-bit Single Core)

  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    4980
  • Intel Core i3-6100
    4975
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    4677
  • Intel Core i7-5960X
    4231
  • Intel Core i7-4960X
    3978

points - higher is better

GeekBench 3 (64-bit Multi Core)

  • Intel Core i7-5960X
    31457
  • Intel Core i7-4960X
    23515
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
    19391
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    15019
  • Intel Core i3-6100
    10509

points - higher is better