Intel Core i7-980X Processor Details Revealed

Today feels reminiscent of an old-school Macworld Expo Keynote, buzzing with speculation and leaks.

A report from PCOnline.com.cn has unveiled details about Intel’s upcoming Core i7-980x Processor, which might be featured in future Mac Pros.

The processor, known as “Gulftown,” is a 32nm, six-core i7-980X and will be marketed as the i7x or “Extreme Edition,” rather than the anticipated i9.

This marks Intel’s first foray into dual-socket, six-core processors.

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