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Intel Core i7-970 AT80613005490AD (BX80613I7970)

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Intel Core i7-970 Processor Review, Lower Cost 6-Core

12 August 2010
  • Conclusion: Conversely, if you're the kind that likes to overclock your CPUs, the new Core i7-970 represents a better value and will allow you to pocket some extra green and along with that will likely come much of the extra overclocking headroom that you'd realize by taking a Core i7-980X up a few notches.  There are only two caveats to consider here, however.  First, the Core i7-970 is multiplier locked above its stock 24X and Turbo Boost speed (3.46GHz).
  • Pros: Killer Performance, Great Overclocker, 6-Cores, Yay, Compatible With Existing Mobos
  • Cons: Still Very Pricey, 6-Core Resources Wasted With Some Workloads
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Intel Core i7 970

TechRadar UK
8 September 2010
  • Excerpt: Six cores, 12 threads, one billion transistors and a whole lotta processing power. That's the Intel Core i7 970. It's a fabulous technological achievement. But can it really be worth nearly £700?
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Intel Core i7 970 CPU Review

5 August 2010
  • Excerpt: 4 Flares 4 Flares × The Intel Core i7-980X Extreme Edition is the most powerful CPU we have tested at KitGuru and while it still holds the enthusiast market performance crown, not many can afford the £850+ asking price. I have received quite a few emails recently asking if we were going to review the Core i7 970 processor and this week we have made time to fit it into our busy schedule.
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CPU-Test: Intel Core i7-970 - Schnell, aber auch nicht ganz günstig

6 February 2011
  • Excerpt: Den Intel Core i7-970 stellt PC Games Hardware im Performance-Brief auf den Prüfstand - ein Kurz-Test der CPU mit Benchmarks und allen wichtigen Details. Der Core i7-970 ist ein Hexacore auf Westmere-Basis und taktet mit 3,2 GHz.
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12 Threads: Intel Core i7-970 im Praxistest

13 November 2010
  • Conclusion: Fassen wir zusammen, was wir auf den zurückliegenden Seiten an Informationen zum neuen Intel-Prozessor gesammelt haben. Hierzu sei nochmals kurz an das Fazit des Intel Core i7-980X Extreme Edition, dem ersten Six-Core von Intel, erinnert: "Leistungsmäßig steht außer Frage, dass Intel mit dem ersten Six-Core Prozessor im Desktop-Segment neue Maßstäbe setzt.
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Intel Core i7 970

3 September 2010