Conquer the world of extreme gaming with the fastest performing processor on the planet: the Intel Core i7 processor Extreme Edition. With faster, intelligent multi-core technology that accelerates performance to match your workload, it delivers an incredible breakthrough in gaming performance.
But performance doesn't stop at gaming. You'll multitask 25 percent faster and unleash incredible digital media creation with up to 79 percent faster video encoding and up to 46 percent faster image rendering, plus incredible performance for photo retouching and editing.
In fact, you'll experience maximum performance for whatever you do, thanks to the combination of Intel Turbo Boost technology and Intel Hyper-Threading technology (Intel HT technology), which activates full processing power exactly where and when you need it most.
Thermal solution is not included and may be ordered separately.
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 technologies.
Intel smart cache
It provides a higher-performance, more efficient cache subsystem. Optimized for industry leading multi-threaded games!
Intel QuickPath interconnect
It is designed for increased bandwidth and low latency. It can achieve data transfer speeds as high as 25.6 GB/sec.
Integrated memory controller
It enables three channels of DDR3 1066 MHz memory. This memory controller's lower latency and higher memory bandwidth delivers amazing performance for data-intensive applications.
Intel HD boost
It 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 level of processing efficiency with SSE4 optimized applications.