Intel Core i7 975 Extreme Edition 3.3GHz Socket 1366

  • Intel Core i7 975 Extreme Edition 3.3GHz Socket 1366
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Based on 17 scores, 53 reviews available
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    10
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  • Average:
    3
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    2

Pros:

  • Extremely fast.
  • Overclockable for even more CPU muscle

Cons:

  • Extremely expensive.
  • Not a significant speed boost over the Core i7-965 Extreme Edition.

Expert reviews and ratings

By X-bit Labs on -

The results of our comparative test of two Intel platforms are easy to understand and explain. Yes, it is best to equip your gaming platform with both a top-performance graphics card and a premium-class CPU if you’ve got the money, but what if...

By Tom's Hardware on -

It has to be said that Intel’s 32nm production capabilities seem to be working really well. The Clarkdale and Gulftown designs centering on this new manufacturing process continue to impress us with regard to efficiency. The Core i5 dual-cores...

By DigitalVersus on 100

Intel's Range Intel unveiled its Core i7 900 in November 2008 with three models: the 920, the 940 and the 965 Extreme. This i7 975 Extreme followed on its own in July 2009. All of them are quad-core CPUs with hyper-threading technology allowing...

By Tech ARP on -

Intel Core i7-975 Extreme Edition Quad Core ProcessorThe Intel Core i7 is a new line of desktop processors based on the new Nehalem microarchitecture, which evolved from the Core microarchitecture which powered the highly successful Intel Core 2 line...

By Tech2 on 100

The Core i7-975 Extreme is Intel’s new speed demon that has set a new benchmark in the desktop computing space. Clocked at 3.33 GHz, this CPU is a notch higher than the former most powerful model, the Core i7-965, thanks to a bumped up multiplier...

By PC Games Hardware on -

The Lynnfield is a worth successor to the Yorkfield. As Core i5-750 as well as Core i7-860 the new core shows that it is not inferior to the expensive Bloomfield. The performance benefit might not be as big as it had been from the Pentium D to the...

By Motherboards.org on -

Intel has taken the performance crown from itself again with the launch of the Core i7 975 XE CPU. This CPU is the fastest available processor for the gaming enthusiast on the market with 8 logical cores running at 3.33GHz. If you have the $1000 this...

By iXBT Labs on -

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 Atomic MPC on 88

The 975 takes top spot with a...

By Ocaholic on -

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 Tbreak.com on -

Today we take a look at the Core i7 975 CPU- a replacement for Intel’s previous flagship desktop CPU, the Core i7 965. It has a clock speed of 3.33GHz, which is a tad bit higher than 965’s 3.2GHz and belongs to the Extremely Expensive, I...

By itreviews.com on -

We cannot recommend the Core i7 975 Extreme due to its ridiculous price, but the new version D0 silicon is a definite improvement over C0. Happily there are alternatives to the 975 Extreme and we are very impressed by the new version of Core i7 920....

By Bit-tech.net on 60

At least the new 975 EE only costs than the 965 EE, so if you haven't already got a 965 EE, it's only a bit more expensive for the small amount of extra performance. If being at the top of benchmark leaderboards is important to you, you'll...

By FutureLooks on 95

Is this a worthy upgrade? It’s pretty simple really. if you’re already a proud owner of an i7 965 Extreme Processor, There’s no need to rush out to buy a shiny new Core i7 975 (D0) unless you’re a user hell bent on the maximum...

By ComputerPowerUser on 60

At the end of the day, we appreciate a 3.33GHz processor at the same price as Intel’s former flagship. But at $999, “value” is most definitely a relative term. The 2.66GHz Core i7-920 is still an undeniable...

By RegHardware on 70

Intel has given the Core i7 family a buff and wax with the new D0 Stepping, and the reduction in power draw is deeply impressive. ® More CPU Reviews... Intel Xeon W5580 AMD Phenom II Socket AM3 Intel Nehalem Xeon 5500 Intel Core i7...

By Hardware Canucks on -

Summer is here and with it comes vacation and the classical road trips people seem to either love or hate. Before your own vacation rears its head, we want to take you on a trip you will not soon forget. One with a canister of liquid nitrogen strapped...

By Legit Reviews on -

The Intel Core i7-975 Extreme Edition Processor is the fastest desktop processor to ever grace our test...

By Fudzilla on -

Intel i7 975 is without a doubt the fastest desktop CPU in the world. The new stepping did not help to reduce the massive power requirements, but it was enough to maintain the title of the fastest CPU around. Overclocking is a bit disappointing as it...

By HotHardware on -

To be perfectly frank, discussing the performance profile of the new Core i7 975 Extreme Edition is a tad on the mundane side. In short, were looking at a 4% clock speed boost that, by and large, offers a 4 - 5% performance increase versus the...