Intel Core i7-875K and 655K

Intel is reported to be planning to unveil two processors in its "K" range at Computex at the beginning of June. To recap, this range has a completely unblocked multiplier, which facilitates overclocking which remains of course possible via the BCLK on basic models. Intel had already launched the Pentium "K"s but had reserved them for the Asian market. Two models are reported to be planned: "Core i7-875K" (2.93 GHz, Turbo 3.60 GHz, 8 MB of L3, 95W) and "Core i5-655K" (3.20 GHz, Turbo 3.46 GHz, 8 MB of L3, 73W). Above and beyond the unlocked multiplier, nothing distinguishes therefore the i7-870 and i5-650, which are, to recap, a 45nm quad core and a 32nm dual core respectively, but they could come with a comparable cooler to that on the i7-980X box.


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