Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
7,348 Reviews & Articles | 53,799 News Posts

Intel Core i7 5960X EE (Haswell-E) CPU and X99 Chipset Review

By: Shawn Baker | Intel CPUs in CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs | Posted: Aug 29, 2014 4:00 pm
TweakTown Rating: 93%Manufacturer: Intel



Version and / or Patch Used: v6.5




Taking a look at MediaEspresso, we see similar results to what we saw under Lightroom. At stock, you can see the i7 4790K manages to beat out the old EE based i7 4960X EE. Moving to the newer i7 5960X EE, you can see it manages to pull out a win against both processors.


MediaEspresso also sees some awesome gains when overclocking is thrown into the mix. Looking above, you can see it's in the sub 11 minute mark for the encode process.





Version and / or Patch Used: v6.5




Handbrake makes some serious use of the power that is on offer from Intel's Core i7 5960X EE CPU. Looking above, you can see it's significantly faster than our other processors. Compared to the next closest processor, the i7 4960X EE, it's almost 40% faster.


Handbrake already makes awesome use of all the cores and the extra cache that is on offer from the i7 5960X EE. When you throw a 900MHz overclock into the mix, the average FPS during the encode jumps around 30%. Compared to the stock i7 4790K, you can see that performance is almost double here in favor of Intel's newest processor.

    PRICING: You can find products similar to this one for sale below.

    United States: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon's website.

    United Kingdom: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon UK's website.

    Canada: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada's website.

    We at TweakTown openly invite the companies who provide us with review samples / who are mentioned or discussed to express their opinion of our content. If any company representative wishes to respond, we will publish the response here.

Related Tags

Got an opinion on this content? Post a comment below!
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Latest News Posts

View More News Posts
View Our Latest Videos

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases