You Would Need Two And A Half AMD Phenom X4 To Compete With New Intel Core I7

Posted: Nov 2 2008, 11:48pm CST | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 11:25am CDT, in News | Review Ticker

 

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Today Intel launches the Core i7 CPUs and platform. This is a major upgrade and will soon let us forget about Core 2 CPUs. Tom's Hardware put the Core i7 into perspective regarding AMD with this statement in their review of the new Intel CPU: "Put bluntly, you’d need two and a half Phenom X4 processors to compete with Intel’s current Core i7 flagship model."

What's said about the Intel Core i7 is not all positive though. Apparently the Core i7 standard CPUs have overclocking locks, making it a no go for overclocking fans.
Read the full review of the Core i7 on Tom's Hardware.

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