Extreme Edition i7-6950X Deca Core Processor Has 25MB Cache!
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.
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|
|PCI-E Lane Support||Supports 40 PCI-E 3.0 Lanes|
|Max Memory Size||128GB|
|ECC Memory Support||No|
|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|
|Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology||Yes|
|Intel® AES New Instructions||Yes|
|Thermal Solution||No Thermal Solution Included (Sold Separately)|
|Socket||Socket LGA 2011-v3 (Revision 3)|