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The Intel Core i7 965 Extreme Edition features 4-cores and runs at 3.20GHz, it also has a QPI (QuickPath Interface) throughput of 6.4GT/s, so it will be interesting to discover what kind of impact this has on performance. The Core i7 965 Extreme Edition for example offers a feature called “Turbo Mode”. When enabled, this allows the user to designate an individual multiplier to each of the four processor cores.
DDR3 Triple Channel Memory Support.
Fast 3.2GHz stock/3.3GHz turbo mode enabled clock speeds.
Excellent overclocking potential.
Incredible bandwidth, terrific performance.
All multipliers are completely unlocked both up and down.
On die memory controller.
Requires new motherboard.
Rather focused group of users that can take full advantage of it.
Added Platform Expenses.
DDR3 Voltage Limit.
By TechSpot on December 10, 2008
Starting with the basics, our general performance tests showed strong bandwidth gains when increasing the memory clock frequency. However, the WinRAR performance test and CINEBENCH seemed to find DDR3-1333 memory to be the sweet spot rather than the...
By TechSpot on November 03, 2008
There is no doubt in our minds that the Core i7 is a worthy successor of what was one of Intel’s greatest processor series yet. Already the Core i7 has proven to be extremely powerful, as it easily put away the Core 2 Quad Q9650 in almost every...
By MadShrimps on August 11, 2009
The more attentive Madshrimps reader is probably aware that weve already had a couple of in-depth performance scaling-articles in our review-collection, more specifically regarding AMDs Phenom and Phenom II CPUs. In those articles, we came to...
By iXBT Labs on August 01, 2009
We tried to make our tests at least a tad more interesting by using different memory modes -- and we found out that this parameter does not affect results. The only result that stands out against the common background is demonstrated by Core i7 920,...
By Ocaholic on July 23, 2009
With the recent Bloomfield product line Intel presents the most powerful desktop CPU available these times. Especially the Core i7 975 XE delivers more performance than any other CPU on the market and this by a quite big margin. But as expected, so...
By Hi Tech Legion on July 21, 2009
The abilities of this chip are exceptional when compared with the other top chips on the market, whether Intel or AMD. The performance out of the box beats any other chip out there, with the exception of the newest extreme the 975. This makes this...
By Rbmods.com on February 10, 2009
This processor is definitely more expensive than any other on the market with a price of 1000$ but if you want to be on top you better be prepared to pay up. The performance of this processor is excellent. I have had both a X6800 and a QX6700 which...
By Bit-tech.net on January 26, 2009
The Corsair TR3X6G1600C8D Dominator modules with the new DHX+ heatspreaders are good looking, potentially moddable - which is a first and something we naturally love - and hit a good price, while also being backed with the usual awesome (industry...
By DigitalVersus on December 11, 2008
Just like the rest of Intels Core i7 range, the 965 Extreme has a few extra features compared to the earlier Core 2 Quad Q9.First of all, the memory controller is built into the processor rather than sitting on the motherboard, meaning Intel can make...
By PC Mag on December 09, 2008
The Intel Core i7 965 Extreme CPU is as fast as it gets for a desktop...
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