Core_i9-9960X_16-Core_3.1GHz
Intel Core i9-9960X 16-Core 3.1GHz

GD Rating

10
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Estimated Price:
$1,299.99
How well can the Core i9-9960X 16-Core 3.1GHz run games
Intel Core i9-9960X 16-Core 3.1GHz
Performance Specification
CPU Speed
3.1 GHz
Turbo Speed
4.5 GHz
Physical Cores
16 cores
Threads
32 threads
CPU Codename
Skylake X
TDP (Power)
165W
Lithography
14nm
Mobo Socket
Socket 2066
Bit Width
64 Bit
Max Temp.
85°C
Memory Channels
4
Maximum memory
128GB
CPU Features
Notebook CPU
Unlocked Multiplier
L1 Cache
1024KB
L2 Cache
16384KB
L3 Cache
22KB
Approved
Rating & Price
GD RATING
Unknown
Release price
$1684
Core i9-9960X 16-Core 3.1GHz Game Requirement Analysis
The Intel Core i9-9960X 16-Core 3.1GHz is a high-end desktop (HEDT) CPU based on a refinement of the 14nm++ Skylake X microarchitecture. It is competing against AMD's 2nd Gen Ryzen Threadripper processors. It offers 16 physical cores (32 logical), initially clocked at 3.1GHz, which may go up to 4.5GHz using 1 cores with Turbo Boost 3.0, or 4.4 GHz accross 2 cores. All core boost clock speeds of 4.1 GHz are possible across all 16 Cores simultaneously. The i9-9960X has 22MB of L3 Cache. Among its many features, HyperThreading, Turbo Boost 3.0, and Virtualization are activated. As an 'Extreme' variant, this processor has its multiplier unlocked and overclocking is possible. This Intel Core i9-9960X 16-Core 3.1GHz CPU offers fast gaming performance and will not be the bottleneck in any modern gaming PC. It will be able to play all modern games comfortably on ultra graphics performance at any supported resolution without being a hindrance to the accompanying GPU.

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Release period
15-Nov-2018