iBuyPower Adds Ivy Bridge-E Processor Options to Desktop Systems

Paul Lilly

Boutique builder crosses Ivy Bridge-E

Intel has finally made available its Ivy Bridge-E processor line, and as expected, boutique system builders are quick to point out that you can configure systems built around these new CPUs. One of those system builders is iBuyPower , which is carrying Intel's full line of unlocked Ivy Bridge-E parts, including the Core i7 4960X Extreme Edition, Core i7 4930K, and Core i7 4820K.

You can opt for one of these processors in any of iBuyPower's X79-based setups (socket 2011), including its Signature Erebus rig. Processor specs break down as follows;

  • Intel Core i7 4960X: 3.6GHz (4GHz Turbo), 6 cores, 15MB L3 cache, quad-channel DDR3-1866, 130W TDP
  • Intel Core i7 4930K: 3.4GHz (3.9GHz Turbo), 6 cores, 15MB L3 cache, quad-channel DDR3-1866, 130W TDP
  • Intel Core i7 4820K: 3.7GHz (3.9GHz Turbo), 4 cores, 15MB L3 cache, quad-channel DDR3-1866, 130W TDP

"We're building systems we want to use ourselves, so carrying the latest gear is important for us and our customers. Intel's new line of Core i7 Extreme Edition processors represent the upper echelons of performance," said Darren Su, Vice President of iBuyPower. "The new processors are definitely not for the faint of heart!"

Wondering how Ivy Bridge-E performs on the top end? Be sure to read our review of the Core i7 4960X .

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