Intel Core i7-3970X Extreme Edition: specs and benchmarks
Intel started Intel Core i7-3970X Extreme Edition sales 12 November 2012. This is Sandy Bridge 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 3500 MHz and a locked multiplier.
Compatibility-wise, this is processor with a TDP of 150 Watt.
It provides poor benchmark performance at 14.25 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.