Intel Core i7-6950X Processor, 3.0GHz w/ 25MB Cache

MX62180 Core i7-6950X Processor, 3.0GHz w/ 25MB Cache
MX62180 Core i7-6950X Processor, 3.0GHz w/ 25MB Cache MX62180 Core i7-6950X Processor, 3.0GHz w/ 25MB Cache MX62180 Core i7-6950X Processor, 3.0GHz w/ 25MB Cache

Product Info

Extreme Edition i7-6950X Deca Core Processor Has 25MB Cache!

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Intel's i7-6950X is the latest Extreme Edition 10-core processor for desktop PCs. It is the ultimate tool for delivering unrivaled performance and is our most powerful desktop processor ever.

Whether you're gaming, exploring virtual reality, or creating fabulous content, the Intel® Core™ i7 processor Extreme Edition gives you the computing power you need to do it beautifully. Because the only thing more amazing than Intel® technology is what you can do with it.

Unleash your Creativity with the 10-Core Intel® Core™ i7-6950X

Mega-Task with Ease
With Intel® Core™ i7 69xx/68xx processor family you can run several CPU heavy programs simultaneously, without sacrificing performance.

Your PC is your studio: produce amazing 4K or 360° videos, stunning photos, or amazing music. You can do it all with a 10-core, 20-thread processor! A 35% improvement in multi-threaded 3D rendering speed versus the previous gen and up to 2x better multi-threaded 3D-rendering performance versus our latest 4 core processor means you can spend more time creating and less time waiting.

Experience fast video encode, image rendering, audio production, and real-time previews that you can check out on a bank of monitors at the great resolution.

Play Faster

Lags will not be tolerated: Play. Broadcast. Record. Win. All in 4K
Get gaming superpowers with the Intel® Core™ i7 processor Extreme Edition, which features Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.05 for more than 15% better single-threaded performance, blistering 2,400MHz memory without overclocking, fully loaded 25MB of Smart Cache, and up to 4 discrete graphics cards working together for your most demanding games.

Overclock with Confidence

The Intel® Core™ i7 69xx / 68xx processor family is unlocked to provide additional headroom. New features include the ability to overclock each core individually, AVX ratio controls for more stability, and VccU voltage control for extreme scenarios.

Combined with tools like Intel's Extreme Tuning Utility (Intel® XTU) and Extreme Memory Profile (Intel® XMP), you have a powerful kit for maximizing performance.


i7-6950X Broadwell-E 10 Core Extreme Edition Processor

  • 10 Cores, 3.0GHz Clock Rate, 3.5GHz Turbo Boost, 25MB Smart Cache
    • 25MB Intel® Smart Cache: last level cache (LLC) of 2.5 MB per core instruction / data last level cache (LLC), shared among all cores
  • World's First Consumer CPUs to use DDR4-2400 without Overclocking
  • 20 Intel® HyperThreads for ultimate multitasking performance
  • 40 PCI-E 3.0 Lanes for Users who want Multiple Video Cards
  • Unlocked Processor is able to Overclock to incredible speeds with the right cooling solution


Designed for Socket LGA 2011-3 (Rev. 3) based Motherboards w/ DDR4 RAM.


Processor Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor
Number of Cores 10
Number of Threads 20
Clock Speed 3.0 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency 3.5 GHz
Intel® Smart Cache (L3) 25MB
Instruction Set 64-bit
PCI-E Lane Support Supports 40 PCI-E 3.0 Lanes
Max Memory Size 128GB
Memory Types DDR4-2400
Memory Channels 4
ECC Memory Support No
Integrated Graphics None
Advanced Technologies  
Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
Intel® vPro Technology No
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x) Yes
Intel® VT-x with EPT Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) Yes
Intel® 64 Yes
Idle States Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions Yes
Thermal Solution No Thermal Solution Included (Sold Separately)
Max TDP 140W
Architecture 14nm
Socket Socket LGA 2011-v3 (Revision 3)