Monday, September 21, 2009

Photos of 6-nuclear Intel Core i9

First look at the processors Intel Core i9 we did just over a month ago, when a computer enthusiast could get engineering samples of Core i9 (Gulftown) and gave some information about him and the first photo.


Now the resource PCGH published more descriptive photos of these interesting Enthusiast 6-core processors, known under the codename Gulftown.


Features:

* 32-nm process (HKMG)
* 6 cores, 12 threads
* Socket 1366
* 6 × 256 KB L2-cache, 12 MB L3
* Support for Intel X58 chipset
* Supports Hyper-Thread and Turbo Boost
* Built-in 3-channel memory controller, DDR3-1066
* QPI bus
* 130-watt TDP


Gulftown will relate to a series of processors Core i9, but according to some sources, says the source, it will be attributed to a series of Core i7.

Also, several expected date of release of these processors, we previously reported that the expected output Gulftown is already in 1 square. 2010, but now shows that the output of the CPU is scheduled for the first half of next year.

Sources: http://en.inpai.com.cn/, http://www.pcgameshardware.de/