|# of Cores||6|
|# of Threads||12|
|Clock Speed||3.6 GHz|
|Max Turbo Frequency||4 GHz|
|Intel Smart Cache||15 MB|
|Instruction Set Extensions||SSE4.2, AVX, AES|
Something to note about the 4960X (and all socket 2011 chips) is their size. They are quite large compared to other CPUs which should be taken in to account when applying your thermal paste.
Aside from that there isn’t much to say about the outward appearance since it’s just a CPU. Let’s move on to the good stuff.