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Old December 21, 2009, 10:33 AM
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<p>As Q4 2009 winds to a close many of us out there long await Intels Gulftown CPU. New Leaked CPU-Z shots show this chip reaching up to 6GHz , which is almost a 100% overclock.Intel's Hexa-Cored 980X is already proving to be one monster of a chip. Featured six logical cores and rated for 3.07GHZ nominally it may prove to be a top contender in the... [ Read full article ]
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Old December 21, 2009, 10:47 AM
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Well if 1.8 volts is your game

Still though.. this is a sign
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Any verification though? It surely isn't hard to fake a CPU-Z screenshot.

For all we know, the CPU could of blown up right after even

Either way, if it's true, that's pretty amazing.
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a 6GHz screen shot is absolutely nothing for these CPU's, trust me, once NDA lifts there will be much MUCH more impressive screens other than a simple 6GHz CPU-Z validation
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a 6GHz screen shot is absolutely nothing for these CPU's, trust me, once NDA lifts there will be much MUCH more impressive screens other than a simple 6GHz CPU-Z validation
This is a CONSPIRACY!!!
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Featured six logical cores
Should be six physical cores, and twelve logical cores.
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so the one who say that's stupid to buy a $ 1000 cpu will have to wear a dust mask to try to fallow this beast. Look like it will not be a small 5% improvement this time
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Well if 1.8 volts is your game

Still though.. this is a sign
You just need to hire someone to keep pouring liquid helium for you while you use your computer.
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I want one of those things so bad.
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I want one of those things so bad.
me too. I will reduce the stuff I will put on my I7-860 WS, to keep money for it.
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