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The Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9770 is one of Intel's new generation of quad core processors that is energy efficient and powerful.

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Pros

multiplier is unlocked to enable easy overclocking

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can be set as high as 4.5Ghz when using a liquid cooling system

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fast processing even before overclocking

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Cons

produces a lot of heat, need to ensure a superior cooling system is in place

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outperformed by cheaper i5 and i7 processors

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much higher price than most CPUs

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fits an older socket design that has since been replaced

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The Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9770 is one of Intel's new generation of quad core processors that is energy efficient and powerful. The QX9770 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 3.2 GHz, and a front side bus of 1600MHz. 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 136W. For the full report, refer to Intel Core 2 Extreme.

Features
  • Core Clock Speed: 3.20GHz
  • L2-cache: 2 x 6144KB
  • Front Side Bus: 1600MHz
  • Thermal Design Power: 136W
  • Socket: LGA 775
  • Release Date: Q1, 2008
  • Price: $1399
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