Intel Core i7-6950X website shows with speed of 3.5GHz and 25MB cache

Apr

5

2016

Intel makes the first self-reporting of the Core i7-6950X. Go for some time rumors about the processor, which supposedly gets ten cores. On a support page of Intel is to see that the chip has a maximum speed of 3.5GHz and 25MB receives L3 cache.

Intel lists the processor in an update of the Intel Management Engine software. Thus, the Intel Core i7-6950X also has its own download page received . In addition to the product name, speed, and the amount of cache memory, there is no official information released, but in November leaked already about the new Extreme Edition processor, and in December published details.

Intel Core i7-6950X

Presumably Intel i7-6950X will be the flagship of the Broadwell-E processors, follow the Haswell-E chips. The new CPUs will be baked at 14nm instead of 22nm and, like their predecessors, are placed in LGA2011-v3 sockets. The i7-6950X given according to earlier rumors access to up to forty PCI-E lanes.

It would be the first time that Intel provides a processor for consumers of ten cores. Possibly the processor is also more expensive than previous top models, which almost always got a price tag of 999 euros. According to rumors, Intel announced four Broadwell-E processors at Computex 2016 exhibition which will start on May 31 in Taiwan.

Models in the series Xeon for servers and workstations are already supplied with more cores. Last week, Intel introduced the Xeon E5-2600 v4 series, based on the Broadwell-EP architecture, with the E5-2699 v4 as top model which has 22 cores available .

Cores / Threads Speed ​​/ Boost L3 cache Socket memory Speed
Intel Core i7-6950X 10/20 3GHz / 3.5GHz 25MB LGA2011-v3 ddr4-2400, -2133
Intel Core i7-6900K 8/16 3,3GHz / 3,7GHz 20MB LGA2011-v3 ddr4-2400, -2133
Intel Core i7-6850K 6/12 3,6GHz / 3.8G 15MB LGA2011-v3 ddr4-2400, -2133
Intel Core i7-6800K 6/12 3,4GHz / 3,6GHz 15MB LGA2011-v3 ddr4-2400, -2133

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