Nice to hear but this one might be super expensive that ordinary people cant afford to buy :(
the 3960X is $1049.99 on newegg... this is the 3970x...you sir, are correct.
And what happened to Ivy Bridge-E?
Ivy Bridge-E hasn't been released yet... ;-)
Looks to be a pretty incredible processor. Like the others have pointed out, well beyond what I could even begin to afford for a PC.
If you have actual use for this chip, it is a monster and worth every penny from a productivity perspective IMO. Def. not cheap, thats why we have the 3930K otherwise :)
Great Reviews on new Intel I7 3970X. I like this. Very impressed that it can run at 4.80 GHz. plenty power for this i7 3970X.
I would prefer my 3770k price for performance. The 3970 and x79 platform is more for bragging rights then anything else.
When are the pecs for the haswell proccessors going to be released? i want to buy a 3970x when they do. I've been saving up and can't wait.
I though it would smoke FX-8350 by a very large margin. But surprisingly, only about 60% faster. I'm quite impressed with AMD , albeit much higher power consumption, but hey, its 4 times cheaper.