2007 is the year where technologies like DX10 and quad-core processors proliferate the market as software like Microsoft Vista and next generation games/applications take center stage. Setting the pace of the CPU industry right from the start of the year is Intel and its new Core 2 Quad Q6600.
|Rated Processor Frequency||2.40GHz|
|No. of Cores||4|
|L1 Cache (data + instruction)||(32KB + 32KB) x 4|
|L2 Cache||4MB x 2|
|Memory Controller||External Dual Channel (up to DDR2-800)|
|Execute Disable Bit||Yes|
|No. of Transistors||582 million|