Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 comparison

Product name
Price $649 at 1 store
CNET editors' rating
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.7 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 5.0 stars out of 4 reviews
Release date November 14, 2006
The Bottom Line If you thought dual cores were over the top, get ready. Intel presents the Core 2 Extreme QX6700, a single CPU with four distinct processing cores. At $999, the first quad-core CPU will remain an enthusiast part for a while, but as a glimpse of the future, it's clear that clock speed is out and core counts are in.

Basic specs

Features See What's the Same or What's different
Features Execute Disable Bit capability
Intel Wide Dynamic Execution
Intel Smart Memory Access
Enhanced SpeedStep technology
Intel Advanced Smart Cache
Intel Virtualization Technology
Intel Advanced Digital Media Boost
Intel 64 Technology
Bus Speed 1066 MHz
Packaged Quantity 1
Compatible Slots 1 x Processor - LGA775 Socket
Manufacturing Process 65 nm
Processor Qty 1
Product Description Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 / 2.66 GHz Processor
64-bit Computing Yes
Product Type Processor
Compatible Processor Socket LGA775 Socket
Clock Speed 2.66 GHz
Number of Cores Quad-Core
Processor Type Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700
Manufacturer Warranty 3 years warranty
Full specifications Full specifications
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