Thursday, November 26, 2015
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
New Huawei Mate 8 Smartphone Launched With Kirin 950 Inside
Samsung's New DDR4 with TSV Gives a Boost To Data Centers and Servers
Raspberry Pi Zero Is A $5 Tiny Computer
Panasonic's CX Ultra HD Smart TVs Bring 4K Closer To Home
New LG Ray Smartphone Focuses On Photo Shooting
HP Profit Lower Than Expected
Police Arrests Fifth Suspect In TalkTalk Hack Investigation
Toshiba Develops Fast 3D Metal Printer
Active Discussions
roxio issues with xp pro
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
 Home > News > PC Parts > Intel L...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, November 18, 2008
Intel Launches Fastest Processor on the Planet

Intel has officially introduced the first member of a new family of Nehalem processor designs, the company's most advanced desktop processor ever, the Intel Core i7 processor.

The Core i7 processor speeds video editing, games and other Internet and computer activities by up to 40 percent without increasing power consumption, according to Intel.

"Intel has delivered the fastest desktop processor on Earth to the most demanding users on Earth, the ones who are using their PCs for video, gaming and music," said Patrick Gelsinger, senior vice president and general manager of Intel's Digital Enterprise Group. "When you couple what is Intel's biggest leap in chip design with other incredible innovations like Intel's solid state drives, the Core i7 processor has redefined the computer of tomorrow."

An early presentation of the new Nehalem chips had been posted two weeks ago on The two major characteristics of the new i7 architecture are the triple-channel integrated memory controllers and the new interface called Quick Path Interconnect (QPI). Other highlights include the monolithic die to consolidate all four cores in a single piece of silicon, and the shared L3 cache. Further improvements include the use of the Hyper-threading as well as the Turbo Boost technologies. The Core i7 processors are also optimized to operate with Intel's X58 chipset.

Through an on-die power control unit and using new "power gate" transistors based on Intel's 45 nanometer, high-k metal gate manufacturing process, Turbo Boost automatically adjusts the clock speed of one or more of the four individual processing cores for single- and multi-threaded applications to boost performance, without increasing power consumption. The Core i7 also has the latest Intel power-saving technologies, allowing desktops to go into sleep states formerly reserved for Intel-based notebooks.

The Core i7 processor more than doubles the memory bandwidth of previous Intel "Extreme" platforms, speeding the transfer of computer bits and bites in and out of the processor with Intel Quickpath Technology. Designed with Intel's Hyper-Threading Technology, the processor also allows multiple computing threads to run simultaneously, enabling it to do two things at once.

The Intel Core i7 processors and Intel X58 Express Chipset-based Intel Desktop Board DX58SO Extreme Series are for sale immediately from several computer manufacturers online and in retail stores, as well as a boxed retail product via channel online sales.

The Core i7 processor is the first member of the Intel Nehalem microarchitecture family; server and mobile product versions will be in production later. Each Core i7 processor features an 8 MB level 3 cache and three channels of DDR3 1066 memory. Intel's top performance processor, the Intel Core i7 Extreme Edition, also removes overspeed protection, allowing enthusiasts to further increase the chip's speed.

Intel is already one year ahead of AMD in offering chips with 45 nanometer. Until now, rival AMD has argued that Intel strapped together two separate double cores and called them a quad core, while AMD has had a true quad core.

Analysts say these features are available with AMD's new Shanghai chip, but note that it serves only the thinnest slice of the market at the high end.

AMD buyers must wait until next year to get the consumer version for desktops.

Intel said that later versions will shrink the chip further from the 45 nanometer process to the 32 nanometer process.

AMD plans to shrink its chips to 32 nanometers in late 2010, with versions in production in 2011.

Product Information and Pricing:

Kodak Asserts that Samsung and LG Camera Phones Infringe its Digital Camera Patents        All News        4.8Gbps USB 3.0 Specification Now Available
Samsung 2Gb DDR3 Solutions Certified for Use on Intel Platforms     PC Parts News      TSMC Ramps 40nm Volume Production

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Intel Optane Memory Products Coming Next Year
Intel Advances High Performance Computing System Designs
Intel Expands The Xeon processor D-1500 Product Family And Unveils New Ethernet Controllers
Google Open Sources TensorFlow Machine Learning System
Intel Unveils New IoT Platform
Facebook Reports Progress In Artificial Intelligence Research
Intel Introduces Smart Tiny House Concept For IoT Connected Devices
Intel To Invest In Non-Volatile Memory
Intel Xeon Processor E3-1200 v5 Family Powers New Entry-level Workstations
Intel-Powered Arduino 101 Board Coming Next Year
Intel Reports Flat Revenue Despite Low PC Sales
New Firmware For Intel 750 Series SSD MAkes Your PC Booy Up Faster

Most Popular News
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .