An Austrian e-tailer has disclosed the specifications of the upcoming 6-core Intel Core i7-980 Extreme Edition processor.
According to the specifications posted online, the new 32nm "Gulftown" CPU has 6 cores clocked at 3.33GHz, 12 threads, 12MB of L3 cache, and a maximum Turbo Boost clock speed of 3.6GHz. It also has a
built-in triple-channel memory controller supporting DDR3 speeds of up to 1066MHz. The QPI reaches a data rate of 12.8 Gb/s.
lists the new Intel Core i7-980 Extreme Edition for €1,099 including taxes.
Specifications Intel Core i7-980 Processor Extreme
Core: Gulftown, 32nm
CPU Clock: 6x 3333 MHz
Level 1 Cache: 6x 64KB
Level 2 Cache: 6x 256KB
Level 3 Cache: 12244KB
Instruction sets: MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSE 4.1, SSE4.2, Enhanced Speedstep (EIST), Intel 64, XD-Bit, TXT, Intel VT, Smart Cache, Turbo Boost, HyperThreading
Bus clock: 6400 MT/s
Memory: DDR3-800, DDR3-1066
Memory Channels: 3
ECC memory supported: No
Registered memory supported: No
Fully Buffered needed: No
Power max.: 130 Watts
Core Voltage: 0.8 Volts - 1.38 Volts