Review Of The Intel Core I7 Extreme ProcessorPublished under Intel Core i7 Extreme
Basically, Intel has created a monster with the new Core I7. This Core is based on a Penryn core, and actually features a 45 nanometer chip and will run at the break-neck pace of 3.2GHz. One cool thing about this system is that it features an 8MB third level cache as opposed to 12MB of level two. So, call it inefficient or slow? Please, save your breath. There is also an additional integrated memory controller, which means that the memory bandwidth of this model is huge compared to other processors.
This new processor is also equipped with a function called SMT, or, Simultaneous Multi Threading. This ensures that the processor can run eight threads at a time. This model is also equipped with a new feature that they call Dynamic energy management. These aspects, in addition to the third level 8MB, say that this processor will be the processor to own. So, does it perform? Well, that’s what they say. Is it worth the money? If you want the ultimate, than yes, yes, YES, this is the processor for you!
If you log onto your computer once every three days simply to check your yahoo mail, than honestly, this processor is probably excessive for your needs. If, however, you need a dynamic platform upon which to surf at the highest possible speed, run the latest programs and software, get into competent hardware integration and to immerse yourself into a multimedia universe the likes of which you have never known, than I have a feeling that the Intel Core I7 Extreme processor will not only be adequate, it will be amazing. How do I know? Because Intel has created a literal monster. Don’t take the name lightly, this is an extreme machine for extreme computer users, and if you want to enough raw power to handle anything that might come your way, than the Intel Core I7 extreme is your animal.