Intel Core i7-5960X: specs and benchmarks
Intel started Intel Core i7-5960X sales on September 2014 at a recommended price of $999. This is Haswell-E architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at home systems. It has 8 cores and 16 threads, and is based on 22 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3.50 GHz and an unlocked multiplier.
Compatibility-wise, this is FCLGA2011-3 processor with a TDP of 140 Watt. It supports DDR4-1600, DDR4-1866, DDR4-2133 memory.
It provides good benchmark performance at 33.33 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X.