Intel Core I9-7960X (BX80673I97960X)

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Product Specification

General
CPU Model : Intel Core i9-7960X
Maximum CPU Configuration : 1S
Maximum Number of PCIe Lanes : 44 (Revision 3.0)
Performance
Number of Cores : 16
Number of Threads : 32
Base Clock Speed : 2.8 GHz
Maximum Boost Speed : 4.2 GHz
L3 Cache : 22 MB
Memory Support
Maximum Capacity : 128 GB
Memory Support : DDR4 2666 MHz
ECC Memory : No
Channel Architecture : Quad Channel
Power
Thermal Design Power (TDP) : 165 W
Thermal Solution : PCG 2017X
Maximum Temperature : 208°F / 98°C
Technology
AES Support : Yes
Extension : AVX 2.0, AVX-512, SSE 4.1/4.2
Instruction Set : 64-Bit
Virtualization : Yes: Intel VT-d, Intel VT-x
Integrated Graphics
Graphics Chipset : None
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DMI : DMI3 (8 GT/s)
Optane Memory Support : Yes
Performance Technologies : Hyper-Threading, SpeedStep, Turbo Boost 2.0, Turbo Boost Max 3.0
Security Technologies : Execute Disable Bit
Packaging Info
Package Weight : 0.25 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) : 4.6 x 4.2 x 1.8"

Intel Core i9-7960X, 16 Cores & 32 Threads Turbo Unlocked X-Series Desktop Processor

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Intel Core X-series i9-7960X is a processor developed by Intel to succeed the Intel Core i9-7900X. This product has a base clock frequency of 2.8 GHz and a maximum boost frequency of 4.2 GHz, with 16 cores and 32 threads, increasing the total number of cores/threads from the previous generation

It has a total cache of 22 MB, and 165 W is the Thermal Design Power (TDP) of the processor. It also has 4 memory channels.

Product Features

  • The Intel Core i9-7960X is a CPU from the unlocked series with a 2.8 GHz base frequency and 4.2 GHz maximum boost frequency.
  • Like the other Core i9 processors, the 7960X is unlocked, so overclocking can be done.
  • The Intel Core i9-7960X, like other Skylake processors, comes with support for DDR4 2400 and 2666 MHz memory.
  • The TDP of this processor is 165W with a maximum temperature of 98 degrees Celsius (CPU Package).
  • It is only compatible with Motherboards based on Intel X299 Series Chipsets.
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Product Specification

General
CPU Model : Intel Core i9-7960X
Maximum CPU Configuration : 1S
Maximum Number of PCIe Lanes : 44 (Revision 3.0)
Performance
Number of Cores : 16
Number of Threads : 32
Base Clock Speed : 2.8 GHz
Maximum Boost Speed : 4.2 GHz
L3 Cache : 22 MB
Memory Support
Maximum Capacity : 128 GB
Memory Support : DDR4 2666 MHz
ECC Memory : No
Channel Architecture : Quad Channel
Power
Thermal Design Power (TDP) : 165 W
Thermal Solution : PCG 2017X
Maximum Temperature : 208°F / 98°C
Technology
AES Support : Yes
Extension : AVX 2.0, AVX-512, SSE 4.1/4.2
Instruction Set : 64-Bit
Virtualization : Yes: Intel VT-d, Intel VT-x
Integrated Graphics
Graphics Chipset : None
Intel
DMI : DMI3 (8 GT/s)
Optane Memory Support : Yes
Performance Technologies : Hyper-Threading, SpeedStep, Turbo Boost 2.0, Turbo Boost Max 3.0
Security Technologies : Execute Disable Bit
Packaging Info
Package Weight : 0.25 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) : 4.6 x 4.2 x 1.8"