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 .