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Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775


$1,499.00 Released March, 2008

Product Shot 1 The Pros:Capable of extremely fast processing at the default settings, can handle heavy processing loads consistently. Can be overclocked much higher than the default with proper cooling. Enough power for machines built for gaming enthusiasts.

The Cons:Generates a significant amount of heat as soon as you overclock it, need to be careful you have proper cooling. Draws a significant amount of power from the PSU. Price puts it out of reach for most users, only hardcore enthusiasts will be interested.

The Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9775 is one of Intel's new generation of quad core processors that is energy efficient and powerful. The QX9775 codenamed "Yorkfield XE", features two 6 MB of L2 cache which gives a total of 12 MB of L2 cache, a core clock speed of 3.2 GHz, and a front side bus of 1600MHz.

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The CPU is manufactured on a 45nm die and contains 4 processor cores. Designed to deliver a high power efficiency, it has a Thermal Design Power of 150W. For the full report, refer to Intel Core 2 Extreme.

Features

  • Core Clock Speed: 3.20GHz
  • L2-cache: 2 x 6144KB
  • Front Side Bus: 1600MHz
  • Thermal Design Power: 150W
  • Socket: LGA 771
  • Release Date: March, 2008
  • Price: $1499

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    capable of extremely fast processing at the default settings, can handle heavy processing loads consistently

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    can be overclocked much higher than the default with proper cooling

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    enough power for machines built for gaming enthusiasts

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    installation is fairly simple and straight-forward

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    quality control is excellent, never get a new unit with any problems with it

Cons
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    generates a significant amount of heat as soon as you overclock it, need to be careful you have proper cooling

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    draws a significant amount of power from the PSU

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    price puts it out of reach for most users, only hardcore enthusiasts will be interested

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    has been replaced by cheaper, faster alternatives

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