Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Introducing Core i7...

Just a few months ago, Intel released their new processor, the  Intel® Core™ i7. It is now believed to be the "fastest" processor in the planet. Wonder why? Let me tell you a lil' about the specs. 
Basically, Core™ i7 was built for faster multitasking. You can open multiple applications at a time without experiencing lagging. i7 has both Turbo Boost technology and Hyper-Threading technology by Intel. It has three models: 920,940,965(Extereme Edition). Here are the specs:

Core i7 920Core i7 940Core i7 EE 965
Transistors731 million
731 million731 million
Core (Threads)
4 (8)4 (8)4 (8)
Clock Speed
2.66 GHz2.93 GHz3.2 GHz
L2 Cache4x 256KB4x 256KB4x 256KB
L3 Cache8 MB shared
8 MB shared
8 MB shared
QPI4.8 GT/s4.8 GT/s6.4 GT/s
Memory Controller
DDR3-800/1066, Triple Ch
DDR3-800/1066, Triple Ch
DDR3-800/1066, Triple Ch
Price (1000-unit)

amazing isn't it? Just imagine what you can do with these babies!
But the price really hurts though..^.^


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