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    Reviews - Intel Core i7 980X Extreme Edition review - wicked-fast performance

    Six cores, 12 threads, and 12MB L3 cache on one chip. Read on to see how fast it is.
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    Re: Reviews - Intel Core i7 980X Extreme Edition review - wicked-fast performance

    some very impessive stats there.. but i dont see anyone needing this in there system unless they are looking for gloating statistics or breaking benchmark records.

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    Re: Reviews - Intel Core i7 980X Extreme Edition review - wicked-fast performance

    impressive data, but I think I'll save my money for the AMD Thuban...
    Me want Ultrabook


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    Re: Reviews - Intel Core i7 980X Extreme Edition review - wicked-fast performance

    Will be interesting to see how the AMD magny cours chip compares to this in the encoding benchmarks.

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    Re: Reviews - Intel Core i7 980X Extreme Edition review - wicked-fast performance

    Quote Originally Posted by jonny4288 View Post
    some very impessive stats there.. but i dont see anyone needing this in there system unless they are looking for gloating statistics or breaking benchmark records.
    Those working with video will make the money back in no time purely due to time saved.

    That's massively quick.

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    Re: Reviews - Intel Core i7 980X Extreme Edition review - wicked-fast performance

    Good work Hexus, nice to finally see the solid numbers - and my that's an absolute beast!

    So what does this mean for the 975? Presumably they have to slash the price or no one's gonna buy them when they can get 50% extra performance for more or less the same money... Mind you, it's all academic to the vast majority of consumers - myself included - who could only ever dream of spending this much on a CPU!
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    Re: Reviews - Intel Core i7 980X Extreme Edition review - wicked-fast performance

    We have some awesome things planned with this CPU

    Nice review

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    Re: Reviews - Intel Core i7 980X Extreme Edition review - wicked-fast performance

    It's just fun to turn on Task Manager and see 12 threads being processed.
    I prefer the 16 threads I have Looks a lot nicer in task manager. Though I'd like to drop a couple of these in, go up to 24.

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    Re: Reviews - Intel Core i7 980X Extreme Edition review - wicked-fast performance

    Numbers look great, I look forward to the slower and lower multi versions of this

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    Re: Reviews - Intel Core i7 980X Extreme Edition review - wicked-fast performance

    would be nice to see how high an overclock you got if you dialed the multiplier down to 20/21

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