Legit Processor Reviews
Intel Core i7-3960X Sandy Bridge-E Processor Review
|Product:||Intel Core i7-3960X CPU|
|Date:||Mon, Nov 14, 2011 - 02:00 AM|
|Written By:||Nathan Kirsch -|
32 in 32 Promotional Unboxing
When Intel sent us the 32nm Intel Core i7-3960X Extreme Edition processor they asked us if we wanted to participate in a promotion called '32-in-32' where our readers could also win Intel components like the ones we are reviewing here today.
For complete rules and entry details, check out Intel’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Intel?sk=app_284558204917257
Here is a brief description of the promotion:
Win an Incredible Intel Unlocked PC & More: 32 in 32 Challenge
Win weekly unlocked prize packages from Intel and Newegg starting November 14. Take home the grand prize and you'll fly to Newegg HQ for a chance to build your own Intel Enthusiast PC valued at over $5,000. Weekly prize bundles include Intel® Core™ i7 Extreme Edition processors, Intel® Desktop Boards, Intel® Solid-State Drives, and other system components.
Each week is a chance to win a different unlocked prize package. To win the grand prize, create and submit a video explaining in about 32 seconds why you deserve to a chance to build your ultimate unlocked PC.
Inside the promotional box we found all the components for our test system with 'trays' of goodies for us to find.
The Intel DX79SI motherboard! Let's put these parts together to see how this system performs!
Next Page - The Test System
Page 1 - Intel Sandy Bridge-E LGA 2011 CPUs Arrive
Page 2 - The Intel X79 Express Chipset & DX79SI Mobo
Page 3 - 32 in 32 Promotional Unboxing
Page 4 - The Test System
Page 5 - SiSoftware Sandra 2011 SP5
Page 6 - x264 HD Encoding
Page 7 - CyberLink MediaEspresso 6.5
Page 8 - Handbrake
Page 9 - POV-Ray 3.7 RC3
Page 10 - Cinebench R11.5
Page 11 - PCMark 7
Page 12 - 3DMark Vantage
Page 13 - Resident Evil 5
Page 14 - H.A.W.X. 2 Benchmark
Page 15 - S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat
Page 16 - Total System Power Consumption
Page 17 - Intel Core i7-3960X CPU Air Temp Testing
Page 18 - Intel Core i7-3960X CPU Water Temp Testing
Page 19 - Core i7-3960X CPU Overclocking
Page 20 - Final Thoughts and Conclusions