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Tuesday, 13 November 2012 10:13

Intel's Core i7-3970X now available

Written by Slobodan Simic

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The new flagship is here


Although we already heard and wrote about this part on several occasions, Intel has today officially launched its latest Extreme Edition Core i7-3970X CPU.

The main, and for that matter the only difference between the new Core i7-3970X and the previous flagship the Core i7-3960X are higher base and Turbo Boost clocks. In case you missed it, the Core i7-3970X is a six-core LGA 2011 socket CPU with 15MB of L3 cache and quad-channel memory controller with support for Hyper-Threading (for those twelve threads), The new Core i7-3970X works at 200MHz higher, 3.5GHz based clock with up to 4GHz Turbo Boost but comes at a 20W higher, 150W TDP.

The new Core i7-3970X CPU is launched with the same US $999 price as its predecessor.

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