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Core i7 965 may breach 5 GHz with extreme cooling

LN2 cooling, no less

| Posted: Sep 19, 2008 5:16 pm

We reported on claims of the particular overclocking potential harnessed by Intel's upcoming Core i7 920 offering, yesterday.

 

Core i7 965 may breach 5 GHz with extreme cooling

 

Whilst it was briefly surmised that there are high expectations surrounding the Core i7 Extreme Edition 965 too, today, Fudzilla has offered some pearls of wisdom on that score as well.

 

It is being claimed that the 3.2 GHz Bloomfield Extreme Edition part should exceed the 4 GHz threshold, yet even have potential to reach heights of 4.5 GHz, utilising air cooling and under the right circumstances, of course.

 

More adventurous enthusiasts should also be able to dabble with clock speeds in excess of 5 GHz, as long as they call upon the aid of trusty LN2 cooling.

 

The other side of the equation (and there always is one), is that memory speeds may disappoint, particularly when compared to Intel's current X48 flagship platform.

 

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