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Intel Core i7 Extreme 965 unboxing photos

Flagship 3.2GHz offering in the flesh
By: Steve Dougherty | Posted: Sep 23, 2008 3:19 am

Some nicely presented pictures of Intels upcoming Core i7 Extreme 965 being unboxed have made their way onto the interweb, courtesy of


Intel Core i7 Extreme 965 unboxing shots


The plain box itself isn't what the end-user will see when throwing $1,000+ over the counter but all the goodies inside are what's to be expected. The cooler is certainly quite an impressive looking beast with its mixture of copper and aluminum fins, not to mention the sheer size of the thing.


Intel Core i7 Extreme 965 unboxing shots


Touching on the 965s specs once again, it features four cores running at 3.2GHz, 8MB of L3 cache and triple channel DDR3 integrated memory controller. You can see below the size of the new LGA1366 processor (left) against existing LGA775 (middle) and Socket 478 processors (right).


Intel Core i7 Extreme 965 unboxing shots


You can view the rest of the shots here. Aaaaah, that pleasant smell of Nehalem is getting stronger; just five to six weeks left folks.


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