With faster, intelligent, multi-core technology that
applies processing power where it's needed most, Intel® Core™ i7
processors deliver an incredible breakthrough in PC performance. They
are the best desktop processor family on the planet.
You'll multitask applications faster and unleash
incredible digital media creation. And you'll experience maximum
performance for everything you do, thanks to the combination of Intel®
Turbo Boost technology and Intel® Hyper-Threading technology (Intel® HT
technology), which maximizes performance to match your workload.
Features and benefits
Go to the next level of multi-core performance.
Intel Core i7 processors deliver an incredible breakthrough in
quad-core performance and feature the latest innovations in processor
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
maximizes speed for demanding applications, dynamically accelerating
performance to match your workload—more performance when you need it the
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology enables highly
threaded applications to get more work done in parallel. With 8 threads
available to the operating system, multi-tasking becomes even easier³.
Intel® Smart Cache provides a higher-performance, more efficient cache subsystem. Optimized for industry leading multi-threaded games.
Intel® QuickPath Interconnect is designed for
increased bandwidth and low latency. It can achieve data transfer speeds
as high as 25.6 GB/sec with the Extreme Edition processor.
Integrated memory controller enables three channels
of DDR3 1066 MHz memory, resulting in up to 25.6 GB/sec memory
bandwidth. This memory controller's lower latency and higher memory
bandwidth delivers amazing performance for data-intensive applications.
Intel® HD Boost significantly improves a broad
range of multimedia and compute-intensive applications. The 128-bit SSE
instructions are issued at a throughput rate of one per clock cycle,
allowing a new level of processing efficiency with SSE4 optimized