Core i7-950 Quad 3.06GHz
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Core i7-950 Quad 3.06GHz Performance Specification
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3.06 GHz
3.33 GHz
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Core i7-950 Quad 3.06GHz Game Requirement Analysis

Core i7-950 Quad 3.06GHz is a high-end CPU based on the 45nm, Nehalem architecture.


It offers 4 Physical Cores (8 Logical), initially clocked at 3.06GHz, which may go up to 3.33GHz and 8MB of L3 Cache.
Among its many features, HyperThreading, Turbo Boost and Virtualization are activated.


The processor DOES NOT integrated any graphics and has a rated board TDP of 130W.


Its performance is very good and sufficient for any of today's games.


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Anyone with a intel core i7 950? i want to know if i can run PUBG with this proccesor.

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Jakman220's Rig
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I can maintain 60+fps consistently w/my self built computer.
I really love this game's graphics w/full DX11 tessalation turned up and Nvidia PhysX.

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Im thinking of swapping out my 930, for either a 950, 960, or just buying a used 930, because the one i currently have in my system is 6 years old and holy man, i get fps lag on games that shouldn't lag, and once i change the graphics detail i get the same fps. anyways, would it work to just do a cpu swap without any re-installing of drivers or components?

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Which CPU performs better in games. This or an AMD FX 4100?

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This without a doubt

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rafayxool's Test Rig
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wth this processor wth 8gb ram 1tb hdd,1200w psu +hd 7970 can max demanding games like crysis 3,metro 2033 and watch dogs plz tell me :-)??

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dont get this cpu , it old and bottlenecks 7970 . get i5-3570k instead , way better . also make sure that your new hdd will be sata 3 and 7200 rpm

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my quetion is ! can this rig can run games like(mention above) on ultra ? ? ?

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yes , but your cpu is bottlenecking your gpu , and its a bad idea . i5-3570k is way better

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i5-3570k is not available right now in my country ! :( that's why im buying this :( tell me the issues come from bottlenecking ! lil bit in detail :) ty

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how much $ is this in your country ? dont buy it now , i may find you a better solution . this is a really bad one . old , too much consumption and low frequency

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suggst me some more processores :)

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what is the price of this cpu ? tell me the price so i can find a better and newer one for the same price . also tell me the price of the motherboard .

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3570k is about (only proccesor) is about 270$ :( is to expensive :/ in just 300$ i can get the whole package spec(mention above) !

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8gb ram , 1tb hdd , 7970 and i7-950 for only 300$ !?

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i already hav 7970 ! specs are 8gb ram atb hdd core i7-950 antec 1200w psu don't rem mobo ! :( is it good or bad ?

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so 8gb ram , 1tb hdd , mobo and i7-950 and 1200w psu for 300$ ? are the parts new ?

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WeCIL-JoENU
psu is 1000w srry for wrong info ! this video is made by the seller of that rig !

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is it all those parts ( the whole pc ) or just mobo cpu psu ram and hdd ?

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all things except gpu n lcd !

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its a good deal , but make sure the parts are working and temps are good . do the parts have warranty , how old are they and are they in good condition ? also what is the whole name ( model ) of the hdd ?

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all things are fine there r in waranty except about 8-9 months srry i don't know the name ( model) of the hdd

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ok , sounds like a good deal , but the hdd may be a bit slow tho .

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so can i max watch dogs ? or crysis 3 ?

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np problem i will buy new hdd

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first when you buy the pc check the hdd name . i will tell you how . when you see the name i will tell you is it good hdd . you can play watch dogs max no aa , i dont know about crysis 3 because i7 950 doesnt have the best gaming performance .

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Why not try an AMD FX 8350 its cheaper and faster in games

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Get the i7-4790k. It pwns all CPUs out there in gaming and is a better value than the six-core variants. I'm planning on upgrading to the 4790k myself. :)

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Do you think that this cpu can handle next gen games easily?

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Would my ATI Radeon HD 6790 work well with this or will it bottleneck?

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yes it would bottleneck slightly, if your going to upgrade consider 3rd gen i5(if you haven't bought the Mobo yet) or you could wait for 4th gen intel CPUs'

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Yeah, I am getting a Asus Rampage III Extreme. I will try to upgrade later to a HD 7950. Could that work?

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yes its great, but this cpu is kinda "not powerful" compared to others atleast. I'd still recomend 3rd gen i5 or better for a "serous gaming rig" this cpu is only about 2% faster than mine

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Oh okay, I shall see what I can do. Thanx anyway :)

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no prob bro

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will my 6870 not bottlenecked with that cpu

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NO it wouldnt, nothing to worry about :)

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570/580/590 and 6950/6970/6990 depending on budget

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@hirak

i would say a good 560 ti/570 or hd 6950/6970

ofcourse it would be nice to know your budget and where you live so we could give ya a good card card within your budget 

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