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Intel's Core i7-5960X CPU has already been overclocked to 6.2GHz

Intel Core i7-5960X benchmarked leaked, is around 14% faster than its predecessor, the Core i7-4960X
By: Anthony Garreffa | CPU, APU & Chipsets News | Posted: Aug 28, 2014 12:39 pm

Intel will be launching its new Haswell-E based Core processors tomorrow, but some leaked benchmarks are already surfacing over at Videocardz and WCCFTech. When it comes to games, the new Core i7-5960X is around 14% faster than its predecessor, the Core i7-4960X.

 

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The new Core i7-5960X is Intel's first 8-core processor for the consumer market, with a stock frequency of 3GHz, and Boost frequency of 3.5GHz. We have 20MB of L3 cache, 140W TDP and support for DDR4 memory. We should expect a price of $999, which isn't too bad for a processor of this calibre.

 

When it comes to 4K video editing the new Core i7-5960X is around 20% faster than the 4960X, and around 32% faster in 3D rending. 'Thayn3' in the coolaler forums was able to overclock the Core i7-5960X to 4GHz using just 1.2V, but there has been an insane overclock found online, with the new 16-thread CPU clocked up to 6.2GHz on LN2.

NEWS SOURCES:Wccftech.com

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