Intel looks set to release its most powerful desktop processor ever, as a German retailer pre-lists the Core i7-980 Extreme Edition ahead of an expected launch later this month.
on 03/01/2010 – Made popular on 03/01/2010
The Core i7-3960X is a six-core processor that can handle 12 simultaneous processor threads; it does that via Intels Hyper-Threading Technology, which enables each core of the processor to work on two threads at once. The chip's base clock speed is 3.3GHz, 100MHz slower than its Core i7-990X predecessor.
I am looking for an affordable desktop PC for my wife. I do not need a super computer but at least I can use this computer for daily computing and little games. I start looking at this Dell Inspiron 545, a nice looking desktpo PC with Intel Pentium Dual Core processor inside.
At the beginning of September Intel launched the Intel Core i7 4960X processor as the long-awaited upgrade for their LGA-2011 platform. The Core i7 4960X is not Haswell-based but an Ivy Bridge Extreme Edition processor for maintaining socket compatibility and being derived from the Ivy Bridge Xeon.
Phoronix: Intel Core i7 5960X CPU Core Scaling Under Linux
With the Intel Core i7 5960X Haswell-E is an eight-core processor with Hyper Threading to yield sixteen logical threads, we're seeing how well this extreme Haswell processor really scales with modern open-source workloads as we benchmark the i7-5960X under Ubuntu Linux and see how the benchmarks scale with varying core counts.