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    News - ASRock blatantly displays Intel's unreleased six-core Core i7 980X chip at CeB

    The six-core, 12-threaded Core i7 980X doesn't officially exist, if you ask Intel. It's very real on ASRock's CeBIT 2010 stand.
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    Re: News - ASRock blatantly displays Intel's unreleased six-core Core i7 980X chip at

    I want one! I want one. A i7 980X would just go nicely in my rig
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    Re: News - ASRock blatantly displays Intel's unreleased six-core Core i7 980X chip at

    Don't we all. It is going to be like £1000 though.

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    Re: News - ASRock blatantly displays Intel's unreleased six-core Core i7 980X chip at

    Quote Originally Posted by Infinite View Post
    Don't we all. It is going to be like £1000 though.
    6 Cores, 12 Threads @ 3.33GHz, I'm not shocked in the slightest.
    Gonna be an amazing CPU

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    Re: News - ASRock blatantly displays Intel's unreleased six-core Core i7 980X chip at

    I know of people who picked up ES versions on ebay for £800-ish, despite the whole 'Intel own all ES chips' etc.

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    Re: News - ASRock blatantly displays Intel's unreleased six-core Core i7 980X chip at

    Guess I'll need a small mortgage if I want one.

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    Re: News - ASRock blatantly displays Intel's unreleased six-core Core i7 980X chip at

    That's decidedly less than 50% more performance, which you might hope for - given the similar clock speeds and 50% more cores.

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