Intel Core i7-980X Gulftown Processor Review Comment Thread
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March 10, 2010, 10:41 PM
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That quote really bug me...
The 980X win in many benchmark, but in many one, by a small margin.
That disappoint me a little, because hardware evolve way too fast for the programmers...
I agree, software is definitely lagging behind the hardware. The i7-980X has huge reserves of untapped performance, as do all the eight-thread Core i7's.
We could say that this thing will last for a loooonng time before an upgrade!
Absolutely. I think this is one of those rare PC components that will still offer mainstream-like performance 3 years from now.
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