Intel’s New Core i7 Extreme 975 and Core i7 950 comes out unannounced

Intel's new Core i7 processors

Even Intel hyped its Octal-core Nehalem-EX this week with its announcement as oppose with it is the quiet entries of two new Core i7 CPUs –Core i7 Extreme 975 and Core i7 950. Its apparent surfaced on retail sites gives early details on the new Core i7s chips ahead of Intel’s official launch.

The quad-core Core i7 Extreme 975 runs at 3.33 GHz, with 8MB of shared L3 cache. It is priced at US$1,129 on PCs For Everyone and Provantage price the processor between $1,100 and $1,250.

The Core i7 950, runs at 3.06GHz and includes 8MB of shared L3 cache. It is priced at $649 on PCs For Everyone.

Like the Nehalem-EX both processors are based from Nehalem micro-architecture, PCWorld claims that these Core-i7s chips can be ultimately replaced by codenamed Gulftown, a 32-nanometer processors that will be part of upcoming Westmere family. This series of 32-nm processors is said to be more efficient and faster than the Core i7s chips.

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