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Intel's Core i7-970 shows up in retail

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Shipping in US and EU

Just as it was rumoured, Intel's Gulftown Core i7-970 has started shipping both around the US as well as the Europe with a price hovering somewhere around €820 to €880 in Europe, depending on the e-tailer/retailer while in the US of A it has a fixed $899.99 pricetag.

This "non-extreme" 32nm six-core Gulftown works at 3.2GHz, has 12MB of L3 cache and, of course, six cores and twelve threads. The new Intel Core i7-970 should be compatible with all LGA 1366 motherboards although you might need a BIOS update.

Newegg.com listing with a US $899.99 pricetag can be found here whereas European listings can be found here.


Last modified on 19 July 2010
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