Core i7-5960X, i7-5930K, i7-5820K Haswell-E Specifications/Price leaked up to 8 cores (intel's Performance line)

Specifications of the next high-end generation of processors from intel is now online, details of the Core i7-5960X, i7-5930K and the Core i7-5820K leaked introducing solid specifications with up to eight cores and 16 threads in addition to the new 4 channels DDR4-2133 controller and LGA2011-V3 socket support.



The Haswell is built using 22nm process technology promising a enhanced TDP and heat spreading, the top product is the Core i7-5960X for enthusiasts which will come with eight physical cores for the first time and up to a whooping 16 threads, the 5960X can reach up to 3.5Ghz in turbo boost, with 20mb smart intel cache, the TDP for this beast is only 140W.

Compared to the previous i7-4960X, the i7-5960X is about 33% faster in 3D games, 15% faster in 4K video encoding, the Intel's TS13X cooling system is the solution chosen by intel to cool down the chip, it's based on water cooling pumps and a regular fan, the price tag for the TS13X is about 90$ retail.


TS13X cooling system

Haswell-E Die with 3D Tri-Gate technology:

The i7-5930K got same specs with lower cache size and a slashed core to 6 cores and down to 12 threads, the TDP is the same at 140W, but the clock frequency is higher, up to 3.7Ghz in turbo mode.

Finally the i7-9820K come in the lower range, with 6 cores - 12 threads, 15MB of intel smart cache, 3.8Ghz turbo boost mode.

The Haswell based processors will require X9x motherboard equipped with an LGA2011 socket, now for the price check out bellow.

  • Core i7-5960X price tag $999 US
  • Core i7-5930K price tag $583 US
  • Core i7-5820K price tag $389 US
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Core i7-5960X, i7-5930K, i7-5820K Haswell-E Specifications/Price leaked up to 8 cores (intel's Performance line) Core i7-5960X, i7-5930K, i7-5820K Haswell-E Specifications/Price leaked up to 8 cores (intel's Performance line) Reviewed by Maherr Live on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 Rating: 5