Intel has released the Intel Core i7 3970X Extreme Edition Processor is the fastest desktop processor in the world today, In accordance with the habit Intel always use a naming "Intel Extreme Edition" for fastest processor line.
Intel Core i7 3970X Extreme Edition Processor uses socket type LGA (Land Grid Array) 2011. Manufacture processor Largest x86 is divides the desktop market into two variants socket, that is LGA 2011 for desktop computer top class, and LGA 1155 for middle-class desktop computer and entry-level.
The presence of the Intel Core i7 3970X Extreme Edition processor will replace Intel's previous flagship, the Intel Core i7 3960X Extreme Edition. Intel Core i7 3970X Extreme Edition Processor isa 6-core processor that runs with a speed of 3.5 GHz and equipped with features TurboBoost up to 4GHz.
IntelCore i7 3970X Extreme Edition is also equipped with HyperThreading feature that allows each core processors have two processing lines. Thus, the Intel Core i7 3970X Extreme Edition processor is as it were has 12 core-processor.
Not only that, the processor uses the code name Sandy Bridge-E is equipped with 15MB of L3 cache and technology 4-channel DDR3 memory, and a TDP (Thermal Design Power) reaches 150W.
Quoted from Xbitlabs, "Intel Core i7 3970X Extreme Edition is made with 32nm fabrication process and equipped with multimedia instruction sets such as MMX, SSE 4.2, EM64T, AES, VT-x, and AVX support performance."
Intel Core i7 3970X Extreme Edition Processor is priced at USD $ 1059.