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Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6850


$999.00 Released July, 2007

Product Shot 1 The Pros:Installation is pretty basic, as long as you're careful there isn't much to it. Very fast processing speeds that are great for gamers. Highly compatible with a wide range of motherboards.

The Cons:Generates a lot of heat that needs to be vented. Draws a lot of power by today's standards. Has been replaced by much faster processors that come at a lower cost.

The Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6850 is one of Intel's new generation of quad core processors that is energy efficient and powerful. The QX6850 codenamed "Kentsfield XE", features two 4 MB of L2 cache which gives a total of 8 MB of L2 cache, a core clock speed of 3.00 GHz, and a front side bus of 1066MHz.

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The CPU is manufactured on a 65nm die and contains 4 processor cores. Designed to deliver a high power efficiency, it has a Thermal Design Power of 130W. For the full report, refer to Intel Core 2 Extreme.

Features

  • Core Clock Speed: 3.00GHz
  • L2-cache: 2 x 4096KB
  • Front Side Bus: 1066MHz
  • Thermal Design Power: 130W
  • Socket: LGA 775
  • Release Date: July 16, 2007
  • Price: $999

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    installation is pretty basic, as long as you're careful there isn't much to it

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    very fast processing speeds that are great for gamers

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    highly compatible with a wide range of motherboards

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    solid performance that won't degrade before the rest of the system does

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    generates a lot of heat that needs to be vented

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    draws a lot of power by today's standards

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    has been replaced by much faster processors that come at a lower cost

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