Intel Core i7-3960X: specs and benchmarks
Intel started Intel Core i7-3960X sales 14 November 2011 at a recommended price of $861. This is Sandy Bridge-E architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 6 cores and 12 threads, and is based on 32 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3900 MHz and an unlocked multiplier.
Compatibility-wise, this is FCLGA2011 processor with a TDP of 130 Watt and a maximum temperature of 67 °C. It supports DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333, DDR3-1600 memory.
It provides poor benchmark performance at 11.39 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.