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Tuesday, 11 November 2008 13:39

Core i7 beats them all - 2 Features, Testbed

Written by Eliot Kucharik


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Review: Fast, but expensive



Features:
Intel iOH X58/iCH10Ri
6-phase analog VRM
ON Semiconductor ADP4000JCPZ 6-phase VRD11.1 controller
Realtek ALC885
ti TSB43AB22A 1394a Firewire controller
Intel 82567 PCIe Gb network
Marvel 88SE6121 dual-port  (e)SATA controller
Winbond WPCD3761AUFG Super I/O controller
passive cooling of chipsets/VRM
16Mb BIOS, version 2624

Slots:
2x PCIe 2.0 x16
1x PCIe x4
2x PCIe x1
1x PCI

Memory:
4x Triple-Channel DDR3-slots for PC3-8500U memory up to 8GB (only three work for triple channel)

Storage:
6-Port SATA II featuring RAID 0, 1, 0+1, 5

Backpanel ports:
1x Gb LAN
1x Firewire
8x USB 2.0
2x eSATA
7.1 analog output
1x SP/DIF optical out


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Accessories:
6x SATA cable with clips
1x 4cm LED fan


BIOS features:
Beta BIOS with OC functions, final features not set for sure yet.

Testbed:
Motherboard:
Intel DX58SO "Smackover" (provided by Intel)
Intel X58/iCH10R

CPU:
Intel Core i7 920  (provided by Intel)
Intel Core i7 965XE  (provided by Intel)

CPU-Cooler:
Thermalright Ultra 120 eXtreme 1366 (provided by Thermalright)

Memory:
Qimonda 3GB Kit PC3-8500U (provided by Qimonda)
Kingston 3GB Kit PC3-10600U KHX1600D3K3/2GX (provided by Kingston)
CL9-9-9-27 CR1T @1.65V

Graphics Card:
Jetway Radeon HD3870 (provided by mec-electronics)

Power supply:
Seasonic S12-II 500W

Harddrive:
Samsung Spinpoint F1 500GB


Case fans:
SilenX iXtrema Pro 14dB(A) (provided by PC-Cooling.at)

Case:
Cooler Master Stacker 831 Lite (provided by Cooler Master)

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