Intel Quad-Core I7-920 2.66 GHz

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Intel Quad-Core I7-920 2.66 GHz

With faster, intelligent, multi-core technology that applies processing power where it's needed most, Intel Core i7 processors deliver an incredible b...

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Excellent

ProBrilliant speed, great overclocker, easy installat...

ConsExtremely expensive.

The CORE i7 is a processor by Intel. It has a frequency of 2.66GHz but can be massively overclocked. It is a quad-core, but due to hyper-threading, it shows up as eight-cores from system diagnostics. Speed The i7 is extraordinarily fast, and it can be made even faster with some modifications in...

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“Core i7 the new black?”

published 27/03/2009

ProQuick, core-tastic, hyperthread, makes multi-taski...

ConsExpensive

Core i7 is the newest Quad core CPU from intel, its top end and as a result expsenive yet efficient. I opted for the 920 at a semi-reasonable £240, compared to the quicker, yet more pricey 940 or Extreme edition (the Extreme tops out at nearly £1,000 - just for the CPU!?!). With more cores and...

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“Intel Core i7 920 Review”

published 14/05/2009

ProFast, quad core, best for gaming, runs cool, big c...

Consprice

The Intel core i7 is the new processor range from Intel. The core i7 is the fastest processor yet to be unleashed into the marked. It comes in three different models at the moment however there are plans to release another 3 more. At the moment of when this review was written there are only three...

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“Cheap and Powerful!”

published 06/07/2009

ProCheapest of the i7 series, Excellent overclockabil...

ConsIt is not ideal for people after a less expensive ...

This product is my personal choice out of all of Intel's i7 range. Why you ask? Because it is cheap and features all of the functionality of its older brothers. These chips share exactly the same level 2 and level 3 cache, and a majority of their multipliers are all present, so off the mark this...

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Excellent

“Power & speed for less”

published 26/09/2009

ProFast, Very overclockable.

ConsNot the cheapest upgrade, Requires DD3 memory, X58...

This thing takes anything you can throw at it and just powers through it. Convert 2hrs of a DVD iso to H.264 in 30 mins. great over clocking capabilities. The boxed CPU comes with a stock intel cooler that it comes with is great at cooling the CPU, you may want to invest in a bigger fan if...

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Excellent

“Intel Core i7”

published 30/04/2010

ProMake Easy, efficient energy

ConsThere is no

Intel Core i7 is Intel's brand name for several families of desktop and laptop 64-bit x86-64 processors using the Intel Nehalem microarchitecture. It is a successor to the Intel Core 2 brand. The Core i7 identifier was first applied to the initial family of processors codenamed Bloomfield...

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Product Information : Intel Quad-Core I7-920 2.66 GHz

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With faster, intelligent, multi-core technology that applies processing power where it's needed most, Intel Core i7 processors deliver an incredible breakthrough in PC performance. You'll multitask applications faster and unleash incredible digital media creation. And you'll experience maximum performance for everything you do.

Product Details

Product Description: Intel Core i7 920 / 2.66 GHz processor

Product Type: Processor

Processor Type: Intel Core i7 920

Number of Cores: Quad-Core

64-bit Computing: Yes

Compatible Processor Socket: LGA1366 Socket

Processor Qty: 1

Clock Speed: 2.66 GHz

Max Turbo Speed: 2.93 GHz

Manufacturing Process: 45 nm

Features: Enhanced SpeedStep technology, Hyper-Threading Technology, integrated memory controller, Execute Disable Bit capability, Intel Virtualization Technology, Intel 64 Technology, Intel Advanced Digital Media Boost, Intel Wide Dynamic Execution, Enhanced Halt State (C1E), Intel Thermal Monitor 2

Compatible Slots: 1 x processor - LGA1366 Socket

Manufacturer Warranty: 3 years warranty

General

MPN: BX80601920, AT80601000741AA

Product Type: Processor

Processor

Type / Form Factor: Intel Core i7 920

Number of Cores: Quad-Core

Cache Memory Details: L3 - Advanced Smart Cache - 8 MB, L3 - Advanced Smart Cache - 8 MB - 2 x 4MB (4MB per core pair)

64-bit Computing: Yes

Processor Qty: 1

Clock Speed: 2.66 GHz

Max Turbo Speed: 2.93 GHz

Compatible Processor Socket: LGA1366 Socket

Manufacturing Process: 45 nm

Thermal Design Power: 130 W

Thermal Specification: 67.9 °C

Architecture Features: Enhanced SpeedStep technology, Hyper-Threading Technology, integrated memory controller, Execute Disable Bit capability, Intel Virtualization Technology, Intel 64 Technology, Intel Advanced Digital Media Boost, Intel Wide Dynamic Execution, Enhanced Halt State (C1E), Intel Thermal Monitor 2

Cache Memory

Installed Size: 8 MB

Type: Advanced Smart Cache

Expansion / Connectivity

Compatible Slots: 1 x processor - LGA1366 Socket

Miscellaneous

Package Type: Intel Boxed, OEM/tray

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support: 3 years warranty

Service & Support Details: Limited warranty - 3 years

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