CORE I7

February 28th, 2012

Overclockers Push Core i7-3770K to 7GHz

While an exact release date for Intel’s Ivy Bridge – the 22nm successor to Sandy Bridge – has yet to be confirmed, reports coming from Bright Side of the News indicate the processor has massive overclocking potential. Intel’s soon-to-be-released quad core Core i7-3770K is clocked at 3.5 GHz with an L1 cache of 128 KB, [...]

March 5th, 2010

Newegg Ships Counterfeit Intel Core i7 920 CPUs

In an almost surreal tale of events, USA electronics retailer Newegg has discovered a reported 300 counterfeit Intel Core i7 920 CPUs in its inventory, some of which were inadvertently shipped out to buyers! Initial reports of the fakes began yesterday when at least 5 separate incidents, totaling  9 fake processors cropped up on Youtube, [...]

October 29th, 2009

Intel Rumoured to Release Core i7 930 in Q1 2010

Intel has ever so slowly, completely reworked its original Core i7 product line. The Extreme i7 965 was phased out in favour of the high powered i7 975 along with the addition of the  i7 950 to replace the i7 940. We then had the recent the introduction of the i7 960, and now the [...]

October 20th, 2009

Intel Rolls Out Core i7 960

Intel has silently released the Core i7 960 LGA-1366 processor after the Core i7 965 EE was dropped to make room for the 975 flagship model. The new model is identical to the 965 in most every respect, aside from the lack of Extreme designation, meaning no upwards unlocked multiplier. Manufactured on the 45nm process [...]

September 15th, 2009

Corsair Dominator Receives Intel XMP Certification For New Core i7 CPU’s

Corsair, a worldwide leader in high-performance computer memory, power supplies and flash memory products, including solid-state drives, today announced that both 4GB and 8GB Dominator memory solutions have passed Intel’s XMP-Ready certification for the newly-introduced Core i7-870 and Core i7-860 CPUs. The 8GB Dominator GT 1600MHz CAS 8 (CMD8GX3M4A1600C8) is part of Corsair’s award-winning Dominator [...]

September 1st, 2009

Intel Launch for Core i5, i7 and P55 May Be Just Around the Corner!

Argued as the next big thing since, well, the last big thing, Intel’s  Core i5 and new i7 processors along with the P55 chipset could be hitting store shelves as early as this time next week! Reports from gossip mill publication DigiTimes claim that the big unveiling for this next big step in hardware will happen [...]

June 18th, 2009

Getting to the Core of Intel’s i# Lineup – What do They Have in Store?

A blog post by Intel’s Bill Calder sums it up perfectly, “Over the last year or so, Intel has been quietly working behind the scenes taking a hard look at our brand structure and exploring ways to make it more rational and easier to understand. The fact of the matter is, we have a complex [...]

May 29th, 2009

Intel Core i7 950 & 975 Extreme details leaked

Intel is adding two more members to its small i7 aresenal, but at the same time ,there is speculation that they will also be discontinuing two current chips after just 6 months. Intel’s processor lineup marketting strategy has always been a bit confusing and sometimes frusterating to consumers. Producing and releasing the highest and most mainstream speed [...]