Mobile Processor Intel Core i7 940XM with a frequency of 2.13 GHz appear in the third quarter

Monday, March 1, 2010

Known that Intel is preparing to renew its line of processors Core i7 several new models. One of them will be the flagship six-core chip Core i7-980X, which we have repeatedly reported the news. This powerful 32-nm CPU clocked at 3.33 GHz and has 12 MB of cache in the third level, and its 6 cores support 12 computing threads. With Turbo Boost function can be overclocked to 3.6 GHz, and the debut of Core i7-980X is scheduled for mid-March.

In addition, Intel adds to its family of desktop processors model Core i7-930. This quad to replace the veteran of the Core i7-920 with a frequency of 2.66 GHz. At the same time, the nominal frequency of the new chip is 2.8 GHz, and with the help of technology Turbo Boost this figure can be increased up to 3,06 GHz. Not to forget the presence on board 8 MB of cache, the third level. Earlier it was reported that the chip Core i7-930 has already appeared on sale in some European stores for about $ 347.

Finally, Intel plans to supplement its line of mobile processors, presenting in the third quarter chip Core i7 940XM. It is interesting that this model should become the first mobile quad-emerging from the barrier frequency of 2 GHz. Its nominal frequency will be 2.13 GHz, and the CPU will be created on the 45 nm process technology. In addition, the CPU Core i7 940XM can be overclock to 3.33 GHz, while its index of TDP not exceed 55 watts. This chip is designed for high-power notebooks, desktop PC replacement employees, and its price will be closer to $ 1000.