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Late May we published a huge round-up of 45 desktop processors , followed by a review of Intel's fourth generation Core processors . Our readers immediately, and understandably, came with the request for a similar group test of laptop processors. It's a...
This time we're going to check gaming performance of two LGA 2011 processors. The first CPU is a quad core i7-3820 which runs at 3.60 GHz default and comes with ten megabyte L3 cache. The second CPU is a core i7-3930K which does 3.2 GHz and features twelv...
No improvement over 2700K, Still pricey as a whole platform
Intel muscled into its own high-end desktop CPU territory when it launched the Sandy Bridge E (SNB-E) chips in November 2011. Expanding on the specifications of the excellent mainstream second-generation Core chips by throwing more cores, cache and mem...
Good processing performance, Good gaming performance, Hyperthreading, Turbo
Highest energy consumption in the i7 2000 series
Intel launched their X79 platform in November and Kitguru was on hand with multiple reviews. Since this launch we have looked at several motherboards primarily targeting the hardcore, high end overclocking audience. There is no doubt the Core i7 396...
Core i7-3960X is undeniably fast. But at more than £800, it’s hardly an option for most enthusiasts. We got our hands on the Core i7-3930K and Core i7-3820 to gauge their overclocked performance and determine if they’re able to best the flagship part. ...