The Intel Core2 Extreme processor QX6700 is the worlds first desktop quad-core processor, delivering the latest in cutting edge processor technology with four independent processing cores in a single package. Based on Intels Core Microarchitecture, it brings unprecedented performance across a wide range of benchmarks and applications, providing significant improvements in multi-threaded and parallel computing.These are 64-bit processors that maintain compatibility with IA-32 software. The processor also supports several Advanced Technologies including Intel Virtualization Technology (Intel VT), Execute Disable Bit and Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology.
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Extreme dominance built-in. You've battled your enemies in this world and beyond, but never like this. With an Intel Core 2 Extreme processor, you'll have the best desktop PC experiences for years to come. Bar none. Experience performance second to none on highly-threaded apps and get in the game like it was meant to be played with the Intel Core 2 Extreme quad-core processor QX6700 -- the world's first quad-core desktop processor. Let them challenge you and let the annihilation begin.
When "Extreme" is an understatement.
It's not about playing the game. It's about dominating and winning the game. Designed for extreme power, the Dual-Core and Quad-Core Intel Core 2 Extreme desktop processors feature the latest arsenal of performance-rich technologies, and only from Intel:
- Intel Wide Dynamic Execution, enabling delivery of more instructions per clock cycle to improve gaming execution time and energy efficiency
- Intel Intelligent Power Capability, designed to deliver extreme energy-efficient performance
- Intel Smart Memory Access, improving system performance by optimizing the use of all available data bandwidth
- Intel Advanced Smart Cache, providing a higher-performance, more efficient cache subsystem. Optimized for industry leading multi-threaded games
- Intel Advanced Digital Media Boost, accelerating a broad range of applications, including ultra-realistic game physics and human-like artificial intelligence for an intense gaming experience unlike any other
Warning: Graphics may appear to be too real.
The new Intel Core 2 Extreme processor has the power for incredible visual experiences. Get inside amazingly complex HD games and applications with the incredible performance from Intel's most advanced gaming desktop processor ever.
Energy-efficient performance? Rage on.
The Intel Core 2 Extreme processor was designed to enable energy-efficiency so you can run red hot. Plus, the added energy efficiency allows systems to run quieter so you only hear what you want to hear -- the sounds of sweet victory perhaps?
What's in the Box:
CPU, heatsink, fan, user guide.