Intel Readies Core 2 Extreme QX6850
Anh Tuan Huynh
April 17, 2007 1:11 PM
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Intel's quad-core receives a 1333 MHz front-side bus upgrade
Intel plans to
dual-core processors in Q3’2007. The planned
refresh includes a faster 1333 MHz front-side bus for the dual-core processor. Intel’s latest roadmap unveils details of a front-side bus increase for its
The quad-core 1333 MHz front-side-bus upgrade is initially limited to Intel’s Core 2 Extreme. Intel expects to debut its Core 2 Extreme QX6850 next quarter to the tune of 3.0 GHz, similar to the upcoming Core 2 Duo E6850. The
65nm core forms the basis of Intel’s Core 2 Extreme QX6850, as with its other quad-core products.
Aside from the front-side bus speed bump, the Core 2 Extreme QX6850 shares similar characteristics as the
previously released QX6800
. The new quad-core processor will have 8MB of L2 cache and support for Intel’s Virtualization, Enhanced Memory 64, XD bit technologies.
Expect the Core 2 Extreme QX6850 to arrive next quarter with pricing set at $999 per-unit, in 1,000-unit quantities. Intel also plans aggressive
price cuts in Q3’2007.
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RE: 999 price is getting old
4/17/2007 9:44:10 PM
do you know how much it costs to make one of these chips? I doubt it. I do not either but it is obvious when a chip falls below 200 dollars that once was 500 dollars and the same cost is involved in making that chip.
amd is doing worse this year, it is only 80% raping you versus 110% raping you
RE: 999 price is getting old
4/18/2007 4:15:08 AM
You know what? You sound like a complete and utter moron that I am not going to even list the things that you got wrong.
Also, the fact that you just loooooooooooooooooooove to rape people is a little... disturbing.
Anyway. Like someone said before, the cost of 999 is the price in which Intel thinks it will sell the chips. Which it obviously does.
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