Friday, November 2, 2007

Cheapest Yorkfield Based Quad Core To Sell For $319

In January Intel plans to introduce a few more new Yorkfield based quad cores and the cheapest of them, powered with 12MB of cache memory will cost $319. It is branded as Core 2 Quad Q9450 processor and it works at 4x2.66GHz and supports FSB 1333MHz.

Naturally, this CPU uses LGA775 and it will work in all the motherboards that can cope with 45nanometre Penryn based processors.

The current sweet spot is the Q6600 quad core that works at 2.4GHz and sells for $270 in USA and between €220 and €230 in Euroland. This baby has 8MB of total cash memory while the new one has SSE4 and more cache.

The new Q9450 comes out in January.


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