Intel Core i7-4960X
Top 22%361 points
Top 22%
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Intel Core i7-4960X: 45 facts and highlights

1. total clock speed

6 x 3.6GHz
AMD Opteron 6220: 24 x 9GHz
154
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2. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
1866MHz
Samsung Exynos 7420: 2873MHz
107
0

3. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
22nm
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835: 10nm
68
0

4. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
12
Intel Xeon E7-8890 v4: 48
67
0

5. L1 cache

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
384KB
AMD Opteron 6180 SE: 1536KB
63
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6. L2 cache

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
1.50MB
AMD Opteron 6284 SE: 16MB
61
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7. thermal design power (TDP)

The thermal design power (TDP) is the maximum amount of power the cooling system needs to dissipate. A lower TDP typically means that it consumes less power.
130W
Intel Atom Z650: 3W
61
0

8. PassMark result

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using multiple threads.
14162
Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084: 17470
61
0

9. GeekBench result

This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2017)
22113
Intel Core i7-6950X: 51251
56
0

10. L2 core

More data can be stored in the L2 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
0.25MB/core
Intel Core i5-4200Y: 2.50MB/core
56
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11. Uses hyperthreading technology

Many of Intel's processors use hyperthreading, which means that each core of the processor can work on two threads at once instead of most processors which work on a single thread per core. This means you can have significant performance gains in certain applications.
Intel Core i7-4960X
45% have it
49
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12. Has Tri-Gate transistors

An advanced transistor technology developed by Intel that allows lower power consumption and higher speeds.
Intel Core i7-4960X
31% have it
45
0

13. number of transistors

A higher transistor count generally indicates a newer, more powerful processor.
1860 million
Intel Xeon E5-2699 v4: 7200 million
43
0

14. Supports 64-bit

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
Intel Core i7-4960X
86% have it
43
0

15. Has AES

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
Intel Core i7-4960X
69% have it
42
0

16. memory channels

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.
4
Intel Core i7-6950X: 4
41
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17. L3 cache

A larger L3 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
15MB
Intel Xeon E7-8893 v4: 60MB
41
0

18. PassMark result (single)

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using a single thread.
2093
Intel Core i3-7350K: 2625
40
0

19. L3 core

More data can be stored in the L3 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
2.50MB/core
Intel Xeon E7-8893 v4: 15MB/core
39
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20. PassMark result (overclocked)

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU whilst it is overclocked.
15498
Intel Core i7-5960X: 18948
38
0

21. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
Intel Core i7-4960X
89% have it
34
0

22. SysMark 2012 result

SysMark 2012 result for overall CPU performance.
238
Intel Core i7-980X Extreme Edition: 257
33
0

23. Has dynamic frequency scaling

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
Intel Core i7-4960X
95% have it
32
0

24. Has RdRand

RdRand is an instruction set used for cryptography.
Intel Core i7-4960X
22% have it
31
0

25. height

37.50mm
Apple A5 APL7498: 6mm
30
0

26. DivX encoding result

This benchmark tests to see how quickly the CPU can encode a DivX video using the XMPEG program.
18.70s
Intel Core i7-4960X: 18.70s
30
0

27. Cinebench 10 result

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using multiple threads.
38726
Intel Core i7-4960X: 38726
29
0

28. Has MMX

MMX is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
Intel Core i7-4960X
77% have it
29
0

29. result for media creation

SysMark 2012 tests the CPU for how well it carries out media creation work.
191
Intel Core i7-4770K: 233
29
0

30. Cinebench 10 result (single)

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using a single thread.
7026
Intel Core i7-4790K: 8785
29
0

31. result for web development

SysMark 2012 tests the CPU for how well it carries out web development work.
257
Intel Core i7-3960X Extreme Edition: 268
29
0

32. result for data work

SysMark 2012 tests the CPU for how well it carries out data and financial analysis work.
340
Intel Core i7-4960X: 340
29
0

33. Cinebench 11.5 result (single)

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using a single thread.
1.69
Intel Core i7-4790K: 2.05
29
0

34. Cinebench 11.5 result

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using multiple threads.
12
Intel Xeon E5-2687W: 13.20
29
0

35. result for office productivity

SysMark 2012 tests the CPU for how well it carries out productivity work.
176
Intel Core i7-4770K: 212
28
0

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