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Unlocked and Overclocked. Experience Extreme

From gaming to multimedia, unleash maximized performance for your most intensive jobs and leave the competition behind.

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Intel® Core™ i7 processor Extreme Edition and Intel® High End Desktop Processors

Dominate your gaming competition with an unlocked, unleashed, and uncompromised processor.1 With a killer combination of smart features including Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0,2 Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology,3 and overclocking, the Intel® Core™ i7 processor Extreme Edition is flexible and devastatingly powerful. The lineup now include expanded six-core processor offerings, as well as Intel’s first desktop processor with eight dedicated cores for a flexible and devastatingly powerful experience. It’s the ultimate weapon when you demand unrivaled PC performance for gaming at its best—because the only thing more amazing than Intel® technology is what you’ll do with it.

Processor Number Cache Clock Speed # of Cores/
# of Threads
Max TDP/
Power
Memory Types Graphics
Intel® Core™ i7-5960X Processor Extreme Edition (20M Cache, up to 3.50 GHz) 20.0 MB 3.00 GHz 8/ 16 140 DDR4 1333/1600/2133 None
Intel® Core™ i7-5930K Processor (15M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 15.0 MB 3.50 GHz 6/ 12 140 DDR4 1333/1600/2133 None
Intel® Core™ i7-5820K Processor (15M Cache, up to 3.60 GHz) 15.0 MB 3.30 GHz 6/ 12 140 DDR4 1333/1600/2133 None
Intel® Core™ i7-4960X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) 15.0 MB 3.60 GHz 6/ 12 130 DDR3 1333/1600/1866 No
Intel® Core™ i7-4930K Processor (12M Cache, up to 3.90 GHz) 12.0 MB 3.40 GHz 6/ 12 130 DDR3 1333/1600/1866 No
Intel® Core™ i7-4820K Processor (10M Cache, up to 3.90 GHz) 10.0 MB 3.70 GHz 4/ 8 130 DDR3 1333/1600/1866 No
Intel® Core™ i7-3970X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz) 15.0 MB 3.50 GHz 6/ 12 150 DDR3 1066/1333/1600 No
Intel® Core™ i7-3820 Processor (10M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 10.0 MB 3.60 GHz 4/ 8 130 DDR3 1066/1333/1600 No
Intel® Core™ i7-3960X Processor Extreme Edition (15M Cache, up to 3.90 GHz) 15.0 MB 3.30 GHz 6/ 12 130 DDR3 1066/1333/1600 No
Intel® Core™ i7-3930K Processor (12M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 12.0 MB 3.20 GHz 6/ 12 130 DDR3 1066/1333/1600 No

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1

WARNING: Altering clock frequency and/or voltage may: (i) reduce system stability and useful life of the system and processor; (ii) cause the processor and other system components to fail; (iii) cause reductions in system performance; (iv) cause additional heat or other damage; and (v) affect system data integrity. Intel has not tested, and does not warranty, the operation of the processor beyond its specifications. Intel assumes no responsibility that the processor, including if used with altered clock frequencies and/or voltages, will be fit for any particular purpose. For more information, visit http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/gaming/overclocking-intel-processors.html.

2

Requires a system with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology. Intel® Turbo Boost Technology and Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 are only available on select Intel® processors. Consult your PC manufacturer. Performance varies depending on hardware, software, and system configuration. For more information, visit www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/architecture-and-technology/turbo-boost/turbo-boost-technology.html.

3

Available on select Intel® Core™ processors. Requires an Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology) enabled system. Consult your PC manufacturer. Performance will vary depending on the specific hardware and software used. For more information including details on which processors support HT Technology, visit www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/architecture-and-technology/hyper-threading/hyper-threading-technology.html.