Closed How much better is i7 3960X than i7 3930K? Tags: CPUs Performance Intel i7 Last response: March 26, 2012 2:19 AM in CPUs Share subtlefly March 16, 2012 8:28:26 AM I am looking a buy a machine for 3ds max, how much difference would there be between these two chips for rendering and performance 32 GB ram Quadro 1000 graphics Cheers sub More about : 3960x 3930k Best solution theconsolegamer March 16, 2012 8:43:08 AM The difference with this two are the X and the K. That's pretty much it. SkyWalker1726 March 16, 2012 9:39:33 AM as someone said before : " If u Don't know Their Differences , Then u don't need them " Related resources 3930k vs 3960x Whats the difference??? - Forum I7 3930k vs i7 3960x - Forum 3960x and 3930k are EXPENSIVE!! - Forum Intel i7 3930k Heat Problem - Forum Xeon e5 2690 vs. i7 3930K - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer robustus64 March 16, 2012 10:06:09 AM The diff is exactly 100mhz and 3 megs l3 cache .. that is all they are both unlocked and to be honest they are blazingly fast.. hellfire24 a b à CPUs March 16, 2012 10:23:08 AM i would go with 3930k,overclock it and i am sure it will dewstroy 3936x.EE cpus are overpriced IMO.990x is a good example.it was $1k(same as 3960x)but now 2500k($225)can beat it in gaming.so no need to spend $1k on cpu. subtlefly March 26, 2012 2:15:13 AM Best answer selected by subtlefly. jimmysmitty a c 114 à CPUs March 26, 2012 2:19:50 AM This topic has been closed by Jimmysmitty Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumI7 3770K vs 3930K ForumDual Xeon X5's or Core i7 3960X ForumMore than 64GB with intel core i7 3930K ?? ForumOC i7 3960x w/crosair H80 ForumBuying a Processor - i7 3930k , 3820, or Ivy Bridge ForumPower GTX 680 and i7 3960x ForumDual X5690 or i7 3960x for gaming. ForumI7 3960x or i7 3970x ForumWhich "Server" to build , Dual Xeons vs i7 3930K ForumDual Intel Core i7 3960x ForumXeon E5-1650 HP Workstation VS i7 3930K Custom PC ForumI7 3930k or 3820 to avoid bottleneck 680 gtx Sli? ForumPSU Help Forum[Solved] Best case shorter than 20" tall ForumIvy-Bridge Processors Seem to run hotter than SB More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !