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Intel Core i7-3970X EE and DX79SR motherboard: Specs & Features

Intel has announced the official launch of the new top model of consumption between the firm’s microprocessors, Intel Core i7-3970X EE (extreme edition), and accompanying it with a new motherboard codenamed DX79SR ‘Stormville’.

Core i7-3970X EE

If we specifically talk about the Intel Core i7-3970X EE processor, it is complete solution with raw power with its 6 cores and 12 processing threads on hyperthreading, 256 KB of L2 cache per core, 15 MB cache third level and quad-channel integrated controller supporting memory up to 128 Gbytes.

Intel Core i7-3970X EE has clock frequency reached to 4 GHz with TurboBoost makes this model Sandy Bridge-E in the most powerful in consumer market. Its U.S. label, indicating that it has unlocked multiplier for easy overclocking techniques. Its official selling price is up to: $ 999.

Along with the processor Intel Core i7-3970X EE, Intel has put on sale the motherboard Intel DX79SR ‘Stormville’, a LGA-2011 supports eight DIMM slots, 64 Gbytes of DDR3 memory, three PCI Express 3.0 x16, CrossFireX support multigraphic AMD or Nvidia SLI and controls Tuning and performance. It costs $ 300, a price similar to the Gigabyte or ASUS high end motherboards that are already offered.

This was all about the Intel Core i7-3970X EE and motherboard Intel DX79SR Stormville.