Intel Core i7 975

Intel Core i7 975

News of a new Core i7 processor coming from Intel is surrounding the web, this will be a desktop cpu for Core i7 Extreme Edition series to replace flagship model 965, this new processor model will be Core i7 975. It will be a socket LGA 1366, at a speed of 3.33GHz comes with 25X multiplier, revision is D0 of Bloomfield core, L2-cache will be 256KB for each core, a large 8MB shared L3-cache, so, this means there is not much difference from current Core i7 flagship model 965 cpu except it comes with higher speed of 3.33GHz and a multiplier of 25X.
First appeared on XtremeSystems forum, the owner of this forum Fugger and his buddy Mikeguava overclocked the cpu to clock speed of 5259MHz to set a new record of 47,026 in 3DMark 05. Motherboard was used Gigabyte EX58-Extreme, Corsair’s peltier-cooled memory and two ATI Radeon HD 4870 X2 video cards were used in this benchmark to accomplish this new world record.
Word is this processor will launch in late Q2 or early Q3 of 2009 with a tag price of $999, though it could be different since this is just rumors.

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