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Windows 7: 6 core intel processor

01 Mar 2010   #1
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Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
6 core intel processor

This is the info from the Alternate sales page (Alternate is a similar company as
Newegg in the US)

Der Intel® Core™ i7-980 Prozessor Extreme Edition ist Intel®'s erste Sechskern-CPU für den Desktop-Bereich. Die CPU mit "Gulftown"-Kern basiert auf der 32nm-Westmere-Architektur und ist ein nativer Hexa-Core (sechs Kerne auf einem Die) mit HyperThreading, so das bis zu zwölf Threads gleichzeitig verarbeitet werden können. Der Core™ i7-980 Prozessor Extreme Edition ist mit üppigen 12 MB L3-Cache ausgestattet, unterstützt Turbo Boost bis 3,6 GHz und verfügt über einen freien Multiplikator. Der integrierte Triple-Channel Speichercontroller unterstützt DDR3-Module bis 1066 MHz.
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Intel® Core™ i7-980 Prozessor Extreme Edition
6x 3333 MHz
Level 1 Cache
6x 64 KB
Level 2 Cache
6x 256 KB
Level 3 Cache
12244 KB
MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSE 4.1, SSE4.2, Enhanced Speedstep (EIST), Intel 64, XD-Bit, TXT, Intel VT, Smart Cache, Turbo Boost, HyperThreading
6400 MT/s
DDR3-800, DDR3-1066
ECC-Speicher wird unterstützt
Registered-Speicher wird unterstützt
Fully Buffered wird benötigt
Gulftown, 32 nm
max. Leistungsaufnahme
130 Watt
Core Spannung
0,8 Volt - 1,38 Volt
für ATX-Mainboards
mit aktivem CPU-Kühler
Weitere Infos
Alle Core™-i7-Prozessoren verwenden statt dem herkömmlichen Frontside Bus (FSB) eine serielle Punkt-zu-Punkt-Verbindung mit der Bezeichnung QuickPath Interconnect (QPI). Die QPI-Verbindung ist bidirektional und besteht aus zwei 20-Bit-Kanälen, von denen 16 für Daten nutzbar sind. Mit einer Übertragungsrate von 6,4 GT/s (Gigatransfers pro Sekunde) beim Core™ i7-980 Prozessor Extreme Edition erreicht die QPI Verbindung eine Datenrate von 12,8 GBit/s, deutlich mehr als beim FSB der Core™2-Prozessoren.

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01 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate

6 core 3.6 gig! Nutty!

Hehe er, how much? The curren't EE is about $995 US, that would make this one what $1500 US?

Or wil there be another round of price reductions, makeing the current EE about 500 and this'll take the 995 place?

[Edit] I actually looked at the link and yup, $1500 :P [/edit]
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01 Mar 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ulitimate Beta 32 Bit, Windows Vista 32 Bit, Ubuntu 9.10 32 Bit

hm... lets see if their six cores are out...... AMD's shall soon follow
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01 Mar 2010   #4

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1 (desktop)

I'm waiting for the six-core
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01 Mar 2010   #5


I'm waiting for the 8 core CPUs. There's already an 8 core Xeon in the works.
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