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Old August 8, 2008, 03:47 AM
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Default Intel Nehalem Officially Named Core i7

Expreview has just revealed the official name and logo for the upcoming Intel Nehalem processors, which will now be referred to as "Core i7".




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Old August 8, 2008, 08:00 AM
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I like it lol. Simple numbers = love.
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I wonder if Apple is going to sue intel for using "i" in i7

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Old August 8, 2008, 09:17 AM
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Its all marketing. They've had success with the whole "Core" and "Core 2" naming schemes. Why change it when it's known? "Core i7? Whats that? Let get it!".
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ewww!

sounds too much like a Via derivative...

At least it's not core2 quad2
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I wonder if Apple is going to sue intel for using "i" in i7
You can't copyright a letter of the alphabet lmao!
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pretty cool name imo

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catchy yet elegent
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at least it doesn't have tons of numbers that makes it sound like some kind of credit card number
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I'm imagining how good one of those stickers would look on the outside of my case! LOL
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That black sticker is just pree damn sexy.
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