Intel Ivy Bridge-E Core i7-4960X IPC and OCing Review - We debut Intel's next $1000 Extreme Desktop processor, the Core i7-4960X, this time with Ivy Bridge architecture and a couple of extra cores thrown in for good measure. It is a beast of a CPU for those that can actually harness its power and bandwidth, but how much better is it than Sandy Bridge-E and Haswell at the same clocks? Edit!!! Added full size die shots at this link, and this link. About 8MB each.