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The Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9650 is one of Intel's new generation of quad core processors that is energy efficient and powerful.

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overclocks well, can be boosted to very high speeds

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doesn't generate much heat even when overclocked

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supplied fan is generally adequate for most situations

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installation and setup are extremely simple, only takes a couple of minutes

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originally priced very high, difficult for the average user to afford

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has been replaced by lower cost, much faster processors

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draws a lot of power during normal operation

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The Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9650 is one of Intel's new generation of quad core processors that is energy efficient and powerful. The QX9650 codenamed "Yorkfield XE", features two 6 MB of L2 cache which gives a total of 12 MB of L2 cache, a core clock speed of 3.00 GHz, and a front side bus of 1333MHz. The CPU is manufactured on a 45nm die and contains 4 processor cores. Designed to deliver a high power efficiency, it has a Thermal Design Power of 130W. For the full report, refer to Intel Core 2 Extreme.

Features
  • Core Clock Speed: 3.00GHz
  • L2-cache: 2 x 6144KB
  • Front Side Bus: 1333MHz
  • Thermal Design Power: 130W
  • Socket: LGA 775
  • Release Date: November 11, 2007
  • Price: $999
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