In this article we`re going to check gaming performance of Intels latest Sandy Brdige E flagship CPUs when they`re being supported by a Radeon HD 7970 graphics card from XFX. We`re curious if there will be a measurable performance gap between these to CPUs regarding modern games or if the 100 MHz and three megabyte more Cache, which the Core i7-3960X has to offer, aren`t enough to make a difference."
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips