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Intel Core i7-980X Extreme Edition
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Intel Core i7-980X Extreme Edition

Overall rating 8.5/10

The 3.33GHz Core i7-980X is Intel's first 6-core processor. Based on the 32nm Westmere architecture, this Socket LGA1366 processor has a total of 12MB shared cache and works on the Intel X58 platform. It supports both HyperThreading and Intel Turbo Boost.

Consumes less or equal power compared to Intel's competing quad-cores
Excellent overclocking potential

Product Specification

Processor Name Intel Core i7-980X Extreme Edition
Rated Processor Frequency 3.33GHz
Max Processor Frequency 3.6GHz
No. of Cores 6
Base Clock 133MHz
L1 Cache (data + instruction) 32KB L1 data, 32KB L1 instruction per core
L2 Cache 256KB per core, inclusive
L3 Cache 12MB accessible by all cores, inclusive
Memory Controller Triple-channel DDR3-1066MHz
TDP (W) 130W
Instruction Set Support MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2,
64-bit Processing Technology EM64T
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology (EIST) / AMD Cool 'n' Quiet Yes
Virtualization Technology Yes
Packaging LGA1366
Process Technology 32nm
Processor Codename Gulftown
Die Size 240mm squared
No. of Transistors 1.17 billion

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