Intel Core i7 970 review

Intel makes its six-core masterpiece more affordable. But only a little

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Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Hexa-core (6 Core)
Thermal Design Power
130 W
Processor Manufacturer
Intel
Product Family
Core i7 i7-900
L3 Cache
12 MB
Clock Speed
3.20 GHz
Processor Socket
Socket B LGA-1366
Brand Name
Intel
64-bit Processing
Yes
Thermal Specification
67.9°C
QuickPath Interconnect
4.80 GT/s
L2 Cache
1.50 MB
Product Series
i7-900
Manufacturer
Intel Corporation
Product Model
i7-970
Product Name
Core i7 Hexa-core i7-970 3.2GHz Desktop Processor
Product Line
Core i7
Manufacturer Part Number
AT80613005490AD
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.intel.co.uk
Marketing Information
Brilliantly fast

With faster, intelligent, multi-core technology that applies processing power where it's needed most, Intel Core i7 processors deliver an incredible breakthrough in PC performance. They are the best desktop processor family on the planet.

You'll multitask applications faster and unleash incredible digital media creation. And you'll experience maximum performance for everything you do, thanks to the combination of Intel Turbo Boost technology and Intel Hyper-Threading technology (Intel HT technology), which maximizes performance to match your workload.

Process Technology
32 nm
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