Intel Core i5-10300H vs Intel Core i7-3960X

Physical Specifications

Socket Intel BGA 1440 Intel Socket 2011
Foundry Intel Intel
Process size 14 nm 32 nm
Transistors unknown 2,270 million
Die size unknown 435 mm²
Package FC-BGA1440 FC-LGA10
tCaseMax 72°C 67°C
tJMax 100°C


Frequency 2.5 GHz 3.3 GHz
Turbo clock up to 4.5 GHz up to 3.9 GHz
Base clock 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 25.0x 33.0x
Multiplier unlocked No Yes
TDP 45 W 130 W
Voltage 1.35 V

Architecture Details

Vertical Segment Mobile Desktop
Production status Active End-of-life
Release date Sep 17th, 2020 Nov 14th, 2011
Codename Comet Lake-H Sandy Bridge-E
Generation Core i5 Core i7
Memory support DDR3, DDR42933 MHz Dual-channel DDR3 Quad-channel
ECC memory No No
PCI Express Gen 3 Gen 3


Total Cores 4 6
Total Threads 8 12
SMP # CPUs 1 1
Integrated graphics UHD Graphics


Cache L1 64K (per core) 64K (per core)
Cache L2 256K (per core) 256K (per core)
Cache L3 6MB (shared) 15MB (shared)

Features & Technologies

AES-NI Yes Yes
AVX Yes Yes
AVX2 Yes
BMI1 Yes
BMI2 Yes
Boost 2.0 Yes
EIST Yes Yes
F16C Yes
FMA3 Yes
HTT Yes Yes
Intel 64 Yes Yes
MMX Yes Yes
SSE Yes Yes
SSE2 Yes Yes
SSE3 Yes Yes
SSE4.2 Yes Yes
SSSE3 Yes Yes
VT-d Yes Yes
VT-x Yes Yes
XD bit Yes Yes


Notes This processor comes with an unlocked BCLK multiplier, allowing users to set the multiplier value higher than shipped value, to facilitate better overclocking. It is branded under the Extreme Edition label. C1 stepping (SR0H9) lacks VT-d.


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