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Intel Core i7-990X Extreme Edition - 3.46GHz 6 cores processor

15 February 2011 0

Intel Core i7-990X Extreme Edition

The new Intel Core i7-990X Extreme Edition is a 3.46GHz six-cores high performance processor with 12 processing threads.It can be overclocked to 3.73GHz using Intel´s Turbo Boost technology , sports 12MB of cache , and 3 DDR3 channels for 1066MHz memory. Intel recommends the new CPU to be paired with the Intel X58 Express Chipset .It is based on the 32nm manufacturing process technology .

Intel Core i7-990X processor Extreme Edition specifications :

  • 3.46 GHz core speed
  • Up to 3.73 GHz with Intel Turbo Boost Technology
  • 6 cores and 12 processing threads with Intel Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel HT Technology)
  • 12 MB Intel Smart Cache
  • 3 Channels DDR3 1066 MHz memory
  • 32nm manufacturing process technology

Intel Core i7-990X Extreme Edition processor features :

  • Intel Turbo Boost Technology : maximizes speed for demanding applications, dynamically accelerating performance to match your workload-more performance when you need it the most.
  • Intel HT Technology : enables highly threaded applications to get more work done in parallel. With 8 threads available to the operating system, multi-tasking becomes even easier.
  • Intel Smart Cache : provides a higher-performance, more efficient cache subsystem. Optimized for industry leading multi-threaded games.
  • Intel QuickPath Interconnect : designed for increased bandwidth and low latency. It can achieve data transfer speeds as high as 25.6 GB/sec with the Extreme Edition processor.
  • Integrated memory controller : enables three channels of DDR3 1066 MHz memory, resulting in up to 25.6 GB/sec memory bandwidth. This memory controller's lower latency and higher memory bandwidth delivers amazing performance for data-intensive applications.
  • Intel HD Boost : significantly improves a broad range of multimedia and compute-intensive applications. The 128-bit SSE instructions are issued at a throughput rate of one per clock cycle, allowing a new level of processing efficiency with SSE4 optimized applications.
  • AES-NI Encryption/Decryption Acceleration provides 6 new processor instructions that help to improve performance for AES encryption and decryption algorithms

Intel Core i7-990X Price in India

The new Intel Core i7-990X processor Extreme Edition Price is not revealed yet .



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