Intel Core I7 980X Extreme 6 Core Gulftown Desktop CPU Video Review

Posted: Mar 11 2010, 7:00pm CST | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 7:58pm CDT, in News | Review Ticker

 
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Motherboards published a Intel Core i7 980X Extreme 6 Core Gulftown Desktop CPU Video Review.

Quote from review: “Well Intel Has done it again folks and they now bring to the table the first Six-Core CPU to the desktop market. The Core i7-980X is codenamed Gulftown and replaces the Core i7-975X CPU in Intel’s lineup as their top of the line CPU. Gulftown is their first 6-core consumer CPU to hit the market. This also marks the separation from the mainstream i7 CPUs as the new CPU requires the X58 chipset and won’t work on the LGA-1156 CPU Socket found on the P55/H55/H57 etc chipsets. This CPU is also an Extreme Edition CPU, meaning that it is unlocked and can be overclocked higher by changing the multiplier as well as the BCLK upwards. This CPU will become publicaly available in a few weekes from the release of this review. Want to see the fastest CPU available? Check out the review.”

Read full Intel Core i7 980X Extreme 6 Core Gulftown Desktop CPU Video Review at motherboards.

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