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Core i7 950 3.06GHz LGA 1366 Boxed Processor

Overview

SKU:
935320
Mfr Part #:
BX80601950
UPC:
735858208451


The Intel Core i7 3.06GHz processor is the latest in cutting edge processor technology for the desktop PC. Based on the new Intel Nehalem microarchitecture, the Intel Core i7 processor delivers four complete execution cores within a single processor along with the rebirth of Intel HyperThreading Technology, delivering unprecedented performance and responsiveness in multi-threaded and multi-tasking business and home use environments and the ability to simultaneously process up to 8 sep8rate threads

Intel® Core™ i7 950

What could you do with more processing power? Could you solve one of our most important scientific mysteries, create the next great animated film, engineer the world's next super structure? With the Intel Core i7 950, you don't have to wonder, you can put this bad boy to work on all of your mission critical projects and watch your ideas come to life.

From its turbo boost technology giving you increased speed for demanding tasks, to its higher processing throughput and virtualization capability, this feature-rich processor is just waiting to tackle your most intensive multi-tasking challenges and get the jobs done.

Featuring many of Intel's brightest technologies, this high-performance processor is near the top of Core i7 line but it won't break your budget. It's the perfect choice for any home or office requiring the best possible processing resources at an affordable price.

 

Specifications

Product Information
SKU935320
Mfr Part#BX80601950
UPC735858208451
Technology
IntelĀ® Technology Intel Hyper-Threading Technology; Intel Hyper-Threading Technology; Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x); Intel 64; Idle States; Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology; Execute Disable Bit
Specifications
Processor Core i7 950
Operating Frequency 3.06GHz
Turbo Speed 3.33GHz
Number of Cores Quad-Core
Number of Threads 8 Processing Threads
Smart Cache 8MB
CPU Voltage 0.80V - 1.375V
Thermal Power 130W
Processor Architecture 45nm SOI
Processor Data Width 64-Bit
Socket Type Socket 1366
Front Side Bus QPI 4800 MT/s
Memory Specifications
Maximum Memory Supported 24GB
Memory Types Supported DDR3-1066
DDR3-800
Memory Channels Supported 3
Maximum Memory Bandwidth 25.6GB/s
ECC Memory Support No
What's in the Box
What's in the Box Intel designed thermal solution (Fan, Heatsink)
Manufacturer Warranty
Parts 3 Years
Labor 3 Years

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More on the Intel® Core™ i7 950

The Intel Core i7 3.06GHz processor is the latest in cutting edge processor technology for the desktop PC. Based on the new Intel Nehalem microarchitecture, the Intel Core i7 processor delivers four complete execution cores within a single processor along with the rebirth of Intel HyperThreading Technology, delivering unprecedented performance and responsiveness in multi-threaded and multi-tasking business and home environments, and the ability to simultaneously process up to eight separate threads.

Cache
With Intel Smart Cache you benefit from increased data access because the cache is shared between the cores from a single access point and optimized by workload demand. That means your system is making maximum use of its resources, enhancing multi-threading, and reducing storage redundancy.

Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Turbo Boost Technology increases speed as needed for demanding tasks. According to Intel, "Turbo Boost, automatically allows processor cores to run faster than the base operating frequency if it's operating below power, current, and temperature specification limits."

Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel's hyper-threading technology means you'll get peak performance for your multithreaded applications thanks to higher processing throughput. To put it simply, each core of the processor is capable of working on multiple tasks at the same time.

Intel Extended Memory 64 Technology
Take advantage of 64-bit computing when using 64-bit compatible software. This architecture enables systems to access more than 4GB of virtual and physical memory. Also known as EM64T, it is fully compatible with 32-bit operating systems giving you the flexibility to upgrade to a 64-bit OS when ever you're ready. Intel's 64 architecture works on servers, workstations, desktops, and mobile platforms.

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Now get even more performance enhancing, energy conserving benefits from Intel. With SpeedStep technology, your processor simultaneously switches voltage and frequency to high or low levels depending on processor load. Enhanced SpeedStep technology performs voltage and frequency changes separately so the system performs better with reduced latency due to system unavailability.

Execute Disable Bit
Reduces your system's exposure to viruses and mal-ware attacks, and the chances of self-executing and propagating software from taking down your system or network. That can save you costly repairs, lost productivity, and revenue.

Intel Virtualization Technology
Consolidates multiple environments into a single server or PC. It provides greater user flexibility that can help reduce costs, improve security, and increase resiliency regarding contingency planning.

Warranty & Support

Vendor Warranty:

  • Parts: 3 Years
  • Labor: 3 Years

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