Intel Core i7 990X Hexcore 1366

SiSoft Sandra

Intel Core i7-990X 

SiSoft Sandra

Processor Arithmetic

I think it's pretty obvious what is going to rule the roost throughout our testing, but in the Processor Arithmetic test the 2600K manages to make a good fist of things. Naturally the 980X is there or thereabouts and the older architecture and fewer cores of the i7-950 really hurt it.

Processor Multi-Media

Once into the Multi-Media test any potential smugness of the "buy a cheap 2600K" brigade is erased as the 990X is an atom bomb in a world of spears.

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28-02-2011, 06:36:55

Today we look at possibly the last hurrah for the LGA1366 socket, the Intel 990X. Did you win the lottery this weekend? This is for you.

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28-02-2011, 06:42:49

I want one but too expensive for me, even the 970 is still lol but overall good review and a good chip Quote

28-02-2011, 06:44:37

Watched the video before bed last night and it does look like a beast, i'll never afford one though Quote

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