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Intel Core i7-6950X Overclockable 10-Core 3GHz LGA 2011-3 Extreme Edition Processor BX80671I76950X

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  • Socket - LGA 2011-v3
  • Clock Speed - 3GHz
  • Number of Cores - 10
  • Cache Size - 25MB
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Intel Core i7 CPU | Broadwell-Extreme

This is the top-range of the Broadwell-E family chipsets. This CPU boasts an enormous 10 cores, 20 threads, peaked turbo speeds and a 40 lane count. The 6950X is very well future proofed and will dominate anything you can throw at it, whether that’s virtual reality gaming or heavy duty creative work (such as 3D work). The Broadwell-E 6950X chip has capabilities beyond all others.

Broadwell-E Advanced Performance

The Broadwell-E family of processors enable simultaneous, compute intensive, multi-threaded workloads powered by up to 10 cores and 20 threads - this particular CPU boasts six cores and twelve threads. The Broadwell-E 6950X delivers platform scalability to meet exacting demands with 28 PCIe 3.0 lanes and support for high speed storage. It is capable of supporting up to 4 discrete graphics cards and Thunderbolt 3 technology.

The chip also supports quad channel DDR4 memory and is equipped with up to 25MB of Intel Smart Cache (the 6950X has 25MB) - it is even fully unlocked for unleashing extra gaming potential! Finally, the Broadwell-E family is the first to feature Intels new Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 - delivering more than 15% better single-thread performance.

THE 6950X CPU ENHANCED EXPERIENCE

Core i7 6950X Amazing Gaming Performance

Are you a multi-tasking addict? Regularly play next-gen games, record live, stream media and have multiple chat windows open, all at the same time? Look no further than the Intel Core i7 processor family. Give your PC the ability to smoothly record live whilst you game at a competitive level without compromising either. When run with the 3D Mark Fire Strike Physics it scores with an improvement of 30%, allowing you to play games with confidence.

No need to be worried about demanding requirements of a unique nature. With the Core i7 6950X processor family you can leverage the Intel Extreme Tuning Utility (Intel XTU) to build a custom overclocking solution to meet those demanding needs - it can also utilize Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 to prioritize the workloads that matter most.

VIRTUAL REALITY READY

6950X CPU is VR Future Proof

The Virtual Reality generation is here and is advancing fast. In order to run the brand leading VR headsets you will require a powerful PC, and with VR tech only being pushed further those requirements are sure to increase. A great way to make sure your PC is future proofed for this VR entertainment is by investing in an Intel Core i7 processor that support the X99 platform. These Processors are delivering up to 20% faster performance. Whether you are utilizing 360 degree 4k video trekking through the Himalayas or diving to the great depths of a foreign worlds ocean, know that your PC has the flexibility and performance headroom to scale with your VR appetite.

Three New Overclocking Features

These new Broadwell-E chips from Intel support overclocking and are fully unlocked. There have been 3 new features added to the CPU overclocking; per core overclocking, AVX ratio offset and VccU voltage control. Possibly the most eagerly awaited aspect by overclockers is the per core overclocking. This genius technology allows you to set independent clock speeds on a single chip, so you can set individual frequencies per core.

 

Tech Spec

Key Specification
Brand Intel
Socket LGA 2011-v3
Model I7-6950X
Clock Speed 3GHz
Core Count 10
Series Intel Core i7 Extreme Edition
Generation 6
Cache 25MB
Graphics Graphics Card Required
Codename Broadwell
Details
Product Codes 0735858318044, 113222, 1358189, 3892308, 5032037087551, BX80671I76950X, CPU-INTEL-CI7-6950X, CPUBX80671I76950X, I7-6950X

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