New Core i7 CPUs Listed For Purchase

Intel not launching them till 31st.

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Published Thu, May 28 2009 12:53 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:36 PM CST
Two new Core i7 models have managed to pop up for sale on a few sites, including Intel's new flagship, the Core i7 Extreme 975.

New Core i7 CPUs Listed For Purchase



Intel doesn't plan on launching the new processors until May 31st, but that doesn't mean that you can't get a preorder in to secure one as soon as Intel lets them start shipping. Both PCs For Everyone and Provantage have the Core i7 975 listed for sale but the chip is going to set you back around $1100. PCs For Everyone also has the Core i7 950 listed and it will cost $650.

For those unfamiliar with the two chips, the Core i7 975 is set to take place of 965 and will become the flagship quad-core chip. It runs at 3.33GHz and features an 8MB L3 cache. The Core i7 950 is also a quad-core chip, however it runs at 3.06GHz with 8MB of L3 cache as well.

Zac provides professional IT support by day, but plays the role of enthusiast by night. He's been building high-end custom computer for the nearly fifteen years and writing PC hardware reviews for the better part of a decade. Aside from computers, he also dabbles in quite a bit of home A/V equipment. Throughout the years, Zac has picked up an extensive knowledge of power circuitry and leverages this to provide the PSU reviews. When not found testing or writing, you can often find him speeding through the winding countryside on his motorcycle.

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