The world’s largest chip maker, Intel has finally taken wraps off its Core 2 Extreme QX6700 that will give up to 70 percent bump over the currently available chips. The new Core 2 Extreme is compatible with Core 2 Duo chips. The chip dubbed Kentsfield boasts four processing cores that will enable multitasking at swift speeds. Clocked at 2.66 GHz, the Core 2 Extreme manages to bundle two Core 2 Duos together resulting in 8MB cache. Intel cited that the new processor will target the gamers and programmers who need quality performance with the machines. While we don’t have any hearings on the pricing, the new Core 2 Extreme is expected to cost the same as the 2.93-GHz Core 2 Duo Extreme Edition X6800 that is approximately $1000.
Posted by admin on July 06, 2012