Core i7 870 drops 48 percent
Intel has slashed the prices of several processor and it is killing off a few low end parts in July as well. In addition, the company has recently started shipping several new parts, such as the six-core i7-970, priced at $885, the $205 Core i5 760 and the low-voltage Core i7 870S, priced at $351.
"Intel on Friday released new Core i5 and Core i7 desktop processors that can be overclocked, giving users the flexibility to ramp up the clock speed to boost application performance.
The new chips include the quad-core Core i7-875K processor, which runs at 2.93GHz, and the dual-core Core i5-655K, which runs at 3.2GHz.
Intel is trying to bring flexibility into its chip offerings from which users can benefit, said Dan Snyder, an Intel spokesman. PC makers have been asking for unlocked chips, Snyder said.
Core i5 680 and other parts on the way
According to some early listings, Intel's Core i7 970 six-core could ship within the next couple of weeks. Intel's second six-core is clocked at 3.2GHz and it should end up somewhat cheaper than the €899 Core i7 980X.
K stands for Unlocked
Intel has finally realized that unlocking some CPUs completely is not a bad idea and it looks like it's planning to introduce some new completely unlocked CPUs.
In the first days of June Intel plans to release Core i7 875K, which will be the first unlocked socket LGA1156 CPU. It fits on P55 powered motherboards and it is overclocking enabled CPU.
Intel has acknowledged reports of counterfeit Core i7 processors being sold at US retail by stating that it i
Lynnfield 45nm Quad
Despite the enthusiasm to transition to 32nm, quad-cores in 2010 remain 45nm. Intel will continue to sell the mixture between old Nehalem 45nm generation of CPU and the new Nehalem, better known as Lynnfield 45nm CPUs.
Lynnfield was introduced in Q3 / Q4 2009 and Intel already plans to refresh this offer.
Taipei, Taiwanー12rd November, 2009ーG.Skill International Co. Ltd., manufacturer of extreme performance memory and solid-state storage with solid quality, has today released the world’s fastest DRAM modules rated at a groundbreaking DDR3 2200 CL7-10-10-28 1.65V 4GB (2GBx2), and specially tuned for Intel Lynnfield Core i7 870, 860 processors.
New York Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo filed a federal antitrust lawsuit Wednesday against Intel that accuses it of paying computer makers rebates to illegally maintain its monopoly power, the newest among several such attacks that have dogged the chipmaker in recent years.
San Jose, California - October 15, 2009 - Super Talent Technology, a leading manufacturer of Flash storage solutions and DRAM memory modules, today announced a line of 4GB dual channel DDR3 kits for IntelÂ® P55 based CoreTM i5 and Core i7 systems in speeds ranging from DDR3-1600 to DDR3-2200.
These nine new kits were designed to deliver excellent performance in the new breed of P55 based motherboards, supporting clock speeds up to 2200MHz in the fastest Core i7 systems. Each kit is hand tested in Super Talent's factory at tuned latencies that further enhance performance.
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