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Intel Core i7-980X Extreme detailed; headed to 2010 Mac Pro?

Intel Core i7-980X Extreme detailed; headed to 2010 Mac Pro?

Details of Intel's upcoming 6-core/12-thread Xeon (Gulftown) processor - and the CPU tipped to appear in the upcoming Apple Mac Pro refresh - have leaked, and while original predictions were that the hexacore chip would be branded the Core i9, it now seems that it will slot into the Core i7 Extreme range with an "X" suffix.  First to the base will be the Intel Core i7-980X Extreme Edition, running at 3.33GHz.

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Intel Hexacore Mac Pro desktops to debut at WWDC 2010?

Intel Hexacore Mac Pro desktops to debut at WWDC 2010?

Rumors of Apple's Mac Pro Intel hexacore refresh taking place in mid-March saw the leaked date come and go, leaving us - and, more importantly, the video and media pros waiting to upgrade their Apple desktops to the latest processors - still none the wiser as to when the flagship desktop line might be updated.  Now, according to information apparently from Intel's distribution network, it seems possible that Apple could announce the new Mac Pro models at WWDC 2010.

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AMD Phenom II X6 hexacore CPU gets official

AMD Phenom II X6 hexacore CPU gets official

AMD have officially launched their new AMD Phenom II X6 processor, the hexacore chip we've heard rumors regarding for several months now, together with the new AMD 890FX chipset to go along with it.  While the new CPUs aren't quite fast enough to take the speed crown away from Intel's Core i7 chips, AMD do hold the value card: the flagship AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition processor, for instance, is a 3.2GHz bargain at $285.

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Intel overclock-friendly Core i5-655K & i7-875K CPUs tipped

Intel overclock-friendly Core i5-655K & i7-875K CPUs tipped

We'd already heard rumors from Intel themselves that they were considering some cheaper, overclock-friendly processors for release in the not too distant future, and now those leaky Taiwanese motherboard manufacturers have spilt a few more beans.  They reckon two such CPUs are in the works, a 32nm dual-core Core i5-655K which should arrive in early June, and a 45nm quad-core Core i7-875K which will follow on in late July.

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Digital Storm DAVINCI workstation gets overclocked Core i7-940X

Digital Storm DAVINCI workstation gets overclocked Core i7-940X

Having shown you Digital Storm's madly-overclocked BlackOPS gaming PC yesterday, now it's the turn of their updated workstation, the DAVINCI, to get Intel's latest Core i7-980X Extreme processor.  The chip finds its way into the mid-range DAVINCI Professional model, kicking off at $4,995 (with a $350 discount if you scamper over and buy one straight away) complete with 12GB of DDR3 memory and NVIDIA PNY Quadro FX 1800 768MB graphics.

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Velocity Micro Z55, Raptor Lx665 and Lx775 get hexacore i7-980X Extreme

Velocity Micro Z55, Raptor Lx665 and Lx775 get hexacore i7-980X Extreme

Okay, we're getting the feeling that just about every high-spec PC manufacturer plan to put Intel's new hexacore Core i7-980X Extreme processor into their gaming offering, and they they plan to tell us all about it.  Velocity Micro are the latest - following in the steps of MAINGEAR and Digital Storm - to update their range, packing the new CPU into their Edge Z55, Raptor Lx665 and Lx775 machines.

As with the other firms, the rest of the specs for each desktop don't change from before, only the CPU.  So, the Z55 remains Velocity Micro's configurable machine, priced from $1,799 normally but jumping to $2,824 when you throw in the hexacore.

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