Intel Kentsfield Quad Core Review At Tech Report

Posted: Nov 2 2006, 1:55pm CST | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 12:16am CDT, in News | Hardware & Peripherals

 

Intel Kentsfield Quad Core Review at Tech Report
/* Story Top Left 2010 300x250, created 7/15/10 */ google_ad_slot = "8340327155";
 

Today is a great day for computer hardware geeks everywhere, Intel has launched the Kentsfield quad-core CPUs and Tech Report has their hands on the baddest of the bad, the Core 2 Extreme QX6700.

In a nut shell the new Kentsfield core 2 Extreme is just two Core 2 Extreme X6800’s, which is a good thing. The X6800 we reviewed here was a huge performer for gaming and general computer work.Review excerpt: "Now comes the CPU de grâce, a processor that takes advantage of the Core 2 Duo's modest heat output by cramming two of those chips together into a single socket, a product Intel can plausibly claim is the world's first quad-core CPU. The Core 2 Extreme QX6700 isn't exactly cheap and doesn't run especially cool, but it will turn your spare bedroom into the computing equivalent of a government astrophysics lab and make the neighbors terribly jealous—provided your neighbors are total geeks." Buy your own Intel Core 2 CPU here.

This story may contain affiliate links.

Comments

The Author

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/3" rel="author">Shane McGlaun</a>
Tech and Car expert Shane McGlaun (Google) reports about what's new in these two sectors. His extensive experience in testing cars, computer hardware and consumer electronics enable him to effectively qualify new products and trends. If you want us review your product, please contact Shane.
Shane can be contacted directly at shane@i4u.com.

 

 

Advertisement

comments powered by Disqus