Intel X38 and 45nm Yorkfield Overclocking

Posted on Thursday, Sep 20 2007 @ 01:30 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
This year at IDF, all the buzz is surrounding the 45nm processors and Intel is showing off a number of systems with the Intel X38 Express chipset and these new 45nm processors in an overclocked environment. The processor we saw being overclocked was the quad-core version of Penryn, codenamed Yorkfield.

"The good news is that this 3.87GHz Yorkfield beast is air cooled with a heat sink that is 'normal', which means overclocks like this should be easy to reach with aftermarket cooling. The bad news is that the test system was only running in single channel mode, which seemed a bit strange..."

Check it out at Legit Reviews.


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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