Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64 Architecture
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
AES New Instructions
Execute Disable Bit
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Reviewed by Michael Schwanke from Swansea, IL on 07/03/16
Based on 14nm with new instruction set and fully unlocked multipliers for individual core tuning.
Once you get past 4Ghz this chip will start to heat up which can become problematic.
Coming from X58 X5650 @ 4ghz from first glance this did not seem like a huge improvement till I got into heavy applications or gaming which I did notice an immediate improvement. If you’re like me you need to understand a few things coming from the older architecture like X58. One is you have core and uncore which can affect the heat output of your chip, you need to dial in your core first then work on uncore which this chip likes a 34 multiplier. The only thing that was finicky was the DDR4 (continued...)