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25 September 2008

Intel Core i7 Specifications

Intel Core i7, also known earlier as Core 3, refers to the upcoming range of consumer class quad-core cpus based on the Nahalem marchitecture, replacing the Core 2 series.

These processor will bring the new & improved Hyper-Threading Technology as seen in the Pentium-4 days, thus allowing the quad-cores to work on up to 8 threads simultaneously.

Core i7 920Core i7 940Core i7 EE 965
Process 45nm 45nm 45nm
Transistors 731 million
731 million 731 million
Socket LGA1366 LGA1366 LGA1366
Core (Threads)
4 (8) 4 (8) 4 (8)
Clock Speed
2.66 GHz 2.93 GHz 3.2 GHz
L2 Cache 4x 256KB 4x 256KB 4x 256KB
L3 Cache 8 MB shared
8 MB shared
8 MB shared
QPI 4.8 GT/s 4.8 GT/s 6.4 GT/s
Memory Controller
DDR3-800/1066, Triple Ch
DDR3-800/1066, Triple Ch
DDR3-800/1066, Triple Ch
TDP 130W 130W 130W
Price (1000-unit)
$284~367 $562~720 $999~1412

Also see Intel News Release

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Anthony said...

this is funny, they leave out previous technology to re-wrap the new and get"a new chip" i can't wait until some other company starts making cpu's that can beat the pants off of both intel and amd while keeping it cheap enough for it to become mainstream on release date

Anonymous said...

Don't hold your breath son.

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