Santa Clara, Calif.Intel Corp. advanced its enthusiast-level quad-core processor family with the Intel Core 2 Extreme processor QX6800, the company's twelfth quad-core processor offering.
The QX6800 runs at 2.93-GHz, the fastest native clock speed yet
reached with the Intel Core microarchitecture for the quad-core
desktop. The Intel Core 2 Extreme processor QX6800 is suitable for gamers, digital design professionals and enthusiasts who require the highest performing computers.
According to the chip maker, the Intel Core 2 Extreme quad-core processor QX6800 is up to 65% faster than the Intel Core 2 Extreme dual-core processor X6800 on video encoding. This is a key capability as more households are recording and editing high-definition video.
The Intel Core 2 Extreme processor QX6800 is produced using 65-nm process technology, which enables the large 8-Mbyte cache. The QX6800 supports a 1066-MHz system bus.
For more technical information, click here.
Intel Corp. (408) 765-8080, www.intel.com