Intel Core i7 5960X

Intel Core i7 5960X

Brand: Intel
Category: Processor
  • Cores: 8
  • Threads: 16
  • Frequency: 100MHz
  • L3 cache: 20MB
  • TDP:

Intel released the Core i7 5960X processor in August 2014 for desktop platforms. It is using the 22nm production technology for better performance in this segment. It has an 8-core design that produces 8 cores and 16 threads, according to specification. The maximum turbo boost frequency is 3.5GHz, the base frequency is 3.0GHz, the TDP is 140W, and the L3 cache can hold up to 20MB. The LGA-2011-3 socket is used by it.

Intel Core i7 5960X Specifications & Benchmarks

To know complete specifications and features of Intel Core i7 5960X processor like Number of cores, number of threads, base frequency, L2 & L3 cache, Memory and other integrated graphic details.


Release Date Aug 2014
Market Desktop
Manufacturer Intel
Generation 5th Generation
Code Name Haswell E
Integrated Graphics N/A


Fabrication Process 22 nm
Socket LGA-2011-3
Power Consumption 140 W
Peak temperature -
Die Size -

CPU Performance

Performance Cores 8
Performance Core Threads 16
Base Frequency (P) 3.0 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 3.5 GHz
Efficiency Cores -
Efficiency Core Threads -
Efficiency Core Base Frequency -
Efficiency Core Turbo Frequency -
Total Cores 8
Total Threads 16
Bus Frequency 100MHz
Multiplier 30x
L1 Cache 64K per core
L2 Cache 256K per core
L3 Cache 20MB shared
Unlocked Multiplier No

Graphic Card

Integrated Graphics N/A
GPU Base Frequency -
GPU Max Dynamic Frequency -
Shading Units -
Texture Units -
Raster Operation Units -
Execution Units -
Power Consumption -

Memory Support

Memory Type DDR4-2133
Max. Memory Channels 4
ECC Support No

Advanced Features


PCIe Version 3.0
PCIe Lanes 40
Official Website


Cinebench R23 Single-Core 1067
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core) 9918
Geekbench 6 Single Core 1244
Geekbench 6 Multi Core 6669
Geekbench 5 Single Core 892
Geekbench 5 Multi Core 7026
Passmark CPU (Single-Core) 1963
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core) 12655


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