It’s been leak after leak for Intel’s upcoming Ivy Bridge-E LGA 2011 based High End Desktop (HEDT) CPUs and the latest leak comes from VR-Zone where they recently revealed the pricing information along with the release date for the upcoming CPUs.

According to their article, information given to major retailers suggest that the release date for these processors is September 10 with starting prices for the new CPUs starting at $310 ranging all the way up to $990.

CPU Intel Core i7-4960X Intel Core i7-4930K Intel Core i7-4820K
Stock Frequency 3.6GHz 3.4GHz 3.7GHz
Turbo Frequency 3.7GHz 3.6GHz 3.7GHz
Cores/Threads 6/12 6/12 4/8
Smart Cache 15MB 12MB 10MB
TDP 130W 130W 130W
Price $990 $555 $310

Like the current Sandy Bridge-E CPUs, the new Ivy Bridge-E CPUs are based off the LGA 2011 socket and are expected to use the exact same X79 platform currently being used with the current Sandy Bridge-E CPUs. Current generation X79 motherboards will be issued a BIOS update for compatibility with the new CPUs.

As with any leaked information, nothing here is confirmed at this point so stay tuned for more information as it becomes available.


Source: VR-Zone