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Intel Plans to Launch New Core 2 Extreme CPU

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  1. malware New Member

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    Intel is planning to launch a new desktop processor for its upcoming Skulltrail motherboard, a high-end dual CPU enthusiast and gaming platform. The US$1,499 new quad-core Core 2 Extreme QX9775 will be clocked at 3.2GHz with 1600MHz FSB, and will utilize the server-based socket 771. The new CPU will be based on the Intel Xeon server family with SMP technology to enable two quad-core CPUs support for Skulltrail desktop platform. However, with the cost of a Skulltrail platform and two supporting CPUs reaching several thousand US dollars, Skulltrail is expected to break benchmark records, rather than sales ones, although the platform may be popular in the workstation market.

    Source: DigiTimes
     
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    now if only money grew on trees! :slap:
     
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    What is skulltrail?

    ...I'm assuming a new chipset, but haven't heard that codename yet.
     
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    Just a renamed Stoakley as far as I can tell.
     
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    Skulltrail stands for this:

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    desktop gaming platform with two CPUs.
     
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    THX - Wow, I guess we'll be connecting our PC's to central air in the near future.
     
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    If I had the money, you can bet your bum Id be off and running getting one of these. I mean, how cool would that look, SKULLTRAIL mobo in your system specs ::drool::
     
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    That's going to be amazing....
     

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