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Intel Core i7 990X Extreme Edition review

More processing power than Skynet, but do you really need it?

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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 Extreme Edition
L3 Cache
12 MB
Clock Speed
3.46 GHz
Processor Socket
Socket B LGA-1366
Brand Name
Intel
64-bit Processing
Yes
Processor Technology
Turbo Boost Technology, Hyper-Threading Technology, Virtualization Technology, Extended Memory 64 Technology, Enhanced SpeedStep Technology
Width
42.4 mm
Depth
45 mm
L1 Cache
384 KB
L2 Cache
1.50 MB
Manufacturer
Intel Corporation
Product Model
i7-990x
Product Name
Core i7 Extreme Edition Hexa-core i7-990x 3.46GHz Processor
Product Line
Core i7 Extreme Edition
Manufacturer Part Number
BX80613I7990X
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.intel.co.uk
Marketing Information

Hardcore multitaskers rejoice. Fly through everything you do on your PC - from playing intense 3D games to creating and editing digital video, music, and photos. With the high performance platform capabilities of Intel X58 Express Chipset-based motherboards, along with faster, intelligent multi-core technology that applies processing power dynamically when its needed most, PCs based on the Intel Core i7-980X processor Extreme Edition deliver incredible performance with a rich feature set.

Platform Supported
PC
Process Technology
32 nm
Bus Speed
3200 MHz

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