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Intel Core i7 4930K Extreme Hex Core CPU Retail (Socket 2011, 3.40GHz, 12MB, 130W, Hyper-Threading Technology, Virtualisation for Directed I/O)

by Intel
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RRP: 470.73
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  • Series : Ivy Bridge-E
  • Socket : LGA 2011
  • Frequency : 3.4 GHz (3.9 GHz in Turbo)
  • Hyper-Threading technology
  • Turbo Boost technology 2.0
  • Virtualisation technology
  • Virtualisation for directed I/O
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Intel Core i7 4930K Extreme Hex Core CPU Retail (Socket 2011, 3.40GHz, 12MB, 130W, Hyper-Threading Technology, Virtualisation for Directed I/O) + Asus Rampage IV Black Edition Assassins Creed IV Edition Motherboard (Intel X79, DDR3, S-ATA 600, E-ATX, 4x PCI Express 3.0 x16, GameFirst II + Intel LAN, Socket 2011) + Corsair Hydro Series H100i All-In-One 240mm Digital High Performance Rad Liquid Cooler for CPU
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Technical Details
BrandIntel
Item Weight159 g
Product Dimensions24.1 x 14.2 x 15.2 cm
Item model numberBX80633I74930K
Processor Count6
Computer Memory TypeDDR3 SDRAM
Wireless Type802.11 A/B, 802.11abg, 802.11bgn
Wattage130 watts
Lithium Battery Energy Content130 watt_hours
  
Additional Information
ASINB00EMHM622
Best Sellers Rank 4,061 in Computers & Accessories (See top 100)
Shipping Weight159 g
Date First Available2 Sep 2013
  
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Intel's 4th gen processor codename: Haswell offers superior performance over the previous generation Ivybridge by up to 10% clock for clock. This astounding performance boost results in performance improvements in multi-tasking, encoding, gaming and multithreaded applications. Intel's 4th generation processor has improved PCI-Lane 3.0 bandwidth which helps further boost performance of latest generation 3 graphics cards for the ultimate gaming experience.

For overclocking enthusiasts, Intel's 4th gen CPU has improved memory overclocking support, with up to and beyond 3000MHz possible with the very best memory kits. Memory bandwidth is critically important to Haswell compared to previous generations. High frequency memory performance significantly improves encoding, gaming and benchmarking tasks.

The biggest leap in Intel's Haswell processor is the on-board graphics which is now up to 2.6x faster than previous HD4000 found in the Ivybridge CPU. What this means is these latest processors can actually play the latest games in HD with low/medium settings applied. Of course if you want to experience True HD gaming at maximum details then a dedicated graphics card is still a must.

There are two words in your vocabulary that should never meet-Game and Over. You love playing, and you love winning, so you demand unmatched performance, the ability to customize your rig, and features that put you in control of the action. With Intel technology, you step into a heart-pounding experience. Pick up your weapon, challenge your friends, and experience gaming at its best-because the only thing more amazing than Intel technology is what you'll do with it.

As a creative force and a professional, you must continually balance your vision with the deadlines of the real world. Intel technology helps you keep up with your creativity with unmatched and customizable performance, and feature's that give you full control to optimize your workflow and maximize your productivity. So keep imagining, keep creating, and take your inspiration to the limit-because the only thing more amazing than Intel technology is what you'll do with it.

Product Description

Intel 3rd Generation Core i7 (4930K) 3.4GHz Quad Core Processor 12MB L3 Cache Socket LGA2011 (Boxed)Features:Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology


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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A superb CPU, if you can afford it. 9 Feb 2014
By AJR
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This is a six-core, hyper-threaded (effectively 12 core) CPU with quad-channel RAM, and double the PCIe lanes over the more common main-stream CPUs (such as the Haswell i7 4770K. It's a bit more expensive, but for some applications, this is a much better choice.

I prefer an E CPU for things like Photoshop, because having double the RAM bandwidth lets you manipulate ultra-large images (lots of layers) more readily. Quad channel RAM means you can get a 16GB configuration using 4GB DIMMs, which run at faster cycle times than 8GB DIMMs. An 8 DIMM motherboard can hold 32GB using 4GB DIMMs. Moreover, if you use 8GB DIMMs, you can get 64GB - something that's not possible with a mainstream CPU. Only an E CPU can address 64GB.

If you wanted to run two top-of-the-line video cards at their fastest, then an E CPU is the better choice, because it lets you run both cards at x16.

I built two machines using a 3960X and a 3930K, and they were fine PCs. The 4930K runs a bit faster than the 3930K, yet cooler - I have worked this CPU hard, and have never managed to exceed 40 degrees C (that's using a Noctua NH-D14 - recommended).
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent overclocker! 3 April 2014
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Superb CPU. The six cores mean plenty of processing power for and need, and my particular one overclocks (on all 6 cores) faultlessly at 4.5GHz! There is no guarantee that yours will be as good at overclocking as mine, it varies from chip to chip, but I would be surprised if you didn't get a reasonable level of overclocking from this CPU.

I used mine in a custom PC build with an ASUS Rampage IV Extreme motherboard, 16GB of RAM and 2 Nvidia GTX 780 graphics cards. Works brilliantly!
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great for video editing (and gaming) 8 Dec 2013
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Use it mainly for video editing and can handle the 50fps HD with ease. Am running windows 8.1 and 64GB of RAM and mainly CS5 and it is extremely fast.
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6 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic Processor 6 Dec 2013
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coming a from AMD and having a 4 core to 12 is great. i have had no problems with this cpu is handles it's self really well and is super easy to overclock, excellent for workshop and rendering.

if u do a lot of cpu heavy work it is a must buy
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5.0 out of 5 stars Raw super fast Cpu 29 Jun 2014
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I decided on this processor when made the decision to upgrade from my 920 i7 quad core that I had been using for the last 4 years. I chose this cpu with a ROG Rampage Black Edition mb & I was not disapointed. All the processing power you will ever need but at a slightly higher cost, an expensive processor but worth every penny. Decided to get most of my build from Amazon & I was impressed with the super fast delivery & excellent customer service I have received for all the parts purchased.
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