Core_i7-990X_6-Core_3.47GHz
Intel Core i7-990X 6-Core 3.47GHz

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5
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How well can the Core i7-990X 6-Core 3.47GHz run games
Intel Core i7-990X 6-Core 3.47GHz
Performance Specification
CPU Speed
3.46 GHz
Turbo Speed
3.73 GHz
Physical Cores
6 cores
Threads
12 threads
CPU Codename
Gulftown
TDP (Power)
130W
Lithography
32nm
Mobo Socket
LGA 1366/Socket B
Main Link
Bit Width
64 Bit
Max Temp.
68°C
Memory Channels
3
Maximum memory
24GB
CPU Features
Notebook CPU
Unlocked Multiplier
L1 Cache
384KB
L2 Cache
1536KB
L3 Cache
12KB
Approved
Rating & Price
GD RATING
Unknown
Release price
$1059
Core i7-990X 6-Core 3.47GHz Game Requirement Analysis
Core i7-990X 6-Core 3.46GHz is an extreme CPU based on the 45nm, Nehalem architecture.

It offers 6 Physical Cores (12 Logical), initially clocked at 3.33GHz, which may go up to 3.73GHz and 12MB of L3 Cache.
Among its many features, HyperThreading, Turbo Boost and Virtualization are activated and processor has unlocked multiplier.

The processor DOES NOT integrated any graphics and has a rated board TDP of 130W.

Its performance is very good and sufficient for extreme gaming.
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Release period
13-Feb-2011