DV Hardware - bringing you the hottest news about processors, graphics cards, Intel, AMD, NVIDIA, hardware and technology!
   Home | News submit | News Archives | Reviews | Articles | Howto's | Advertise
DarkVision Hardware - Daily tech news
March 29, 2020 
Main Menu
News archives

Who's Online
There are currently 191 people online.


Latest Reviews
Ewin Racing Flash gaming chair
Arctic BioniX F120 and F140 fans
Jaybird Freedom 2 wireless sport headphones
Ewin Racing Champion gaming chair
Zowie P-TF Rough mousepad
Zowie FK mouse
BitFenix Ronin case
Ozone Rage ST headset

Follow us

Intel adds quad-core Sandy Bridge-E

Posted on Tuesday, February 14 2012 @ 21:27:02 CET by

The Tech Report noticed Intel has released the Core i7-3820, a quad-core Sandy Bridge-E with a price tag of $294.
When those two chips launched late last year, Intel promised another addition to the family: a quad-core Core i7-3820 due in early 2012. With a 3.6GHz base clock speed, the 3820's cores run a little faster than those of its siblings. However, the chip's Turbo peak is capped at 3.8GHz, which is the same ceiling as the Core i7-3830K. The quad-core model is also limited to 10MB of cache, and it lacks a fully unlocked upper multiplier. Despite having fewer active cores, the 3820 still has a 130W TDP.

How much will this neutered version of Sandy Bridge-E cost? $294, according to Intel's freshly updated official price list. That's half the price of the next rung up the LGA2011 ladder and slightly less than the cost of not only the Core i7-2700K, but also the 2600K. Those last two CPUs slip into cheaper LGA1155 motherboards, of course.



DV Hardware - Privacy statement
All logos and trademarks are property of their respective owner.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2002-2019 DM Media Group bvba