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Intel announces ‘Yorkfield’ Core 2 Extreme

Posted June 15, 2007 by admin in CPU & Motherboards

The unnamed Core 2 Extreme CPU’s utilizing Intel’s new 45nm Yorkfield core will include a 1333MHz FSB and support technologies such as Intel VT, Enhanced SpeedStep and Execute Disable Bit technologies. DailyTech suggest that the CPU will be clocked higher than 3.0GHz.

Intel has also revealed slim details about their low-end Core 2 Duo E4600 which should be unleashed in Q4. According to DailyTech the E4600 clocks in at 2.4 GHz and remains on an 800 MHz front-side bus.

Aside from the speed bump, the Core 2 Duo E4600 is no different from other Core 2 Duo E4000-sequence models. Intel plans to debut the Core 2 Duo E4600 at a $133, per unit in 1,000 unit quantities, price point. The existing Core 2 Duo E4500 will drop down to a $113, per unit in 1,000 unit quantities, price point when the Core 2 Duo E4600 debuts.


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