The original Core i7-920 is the best selling high-end CPU, but as it's now nearing its 18-month birthday Intel has decided it's due for retirement. We check out its replacement, the i7-930. Clocked at 2.8GHz, it's only 133MHz faster than the i7-920 - but thanks to overclocking, it's still the chip to buy.
Asus challenged us to test the fact that its P6TD Deluxe can overclock a Core i7-920 D0 to 4GHz - and run it overclocked, all day, everyday. We put its claims to the test, and show you BIOS settings so you can get the same results at home.
First look at the new six-core CPU from Intel - will it be a Core i9? Who knows...
High-performance computing specialist Tilera has announced the creation of the world's first 100-core processor, aimed at providing a simpler cloud computing platform.
COMPUTEX 09: Despite Intel giving us the smiles yesterday, bit-tech has seen confirmed roadmaps of the future of Core i7.
COMPUTEX 09: Intel makes the claim that the popular Core i7 920 won't be discontinued and what Lynnfield WON'T be called.
COMPUTEX 09: Intel is planning to discontinue a number of Core i7 CPUs almost as soon as it releases Lynnfield on September 1st.
With everything else tested, we put our math cap on and cracked out the calculators to work out which platform is the best punt for your pound. Does the supreme Core i7 performance warrant the extra cost it demands? Read on to find out!
We've seen the raw numbers but what about the overclocking potential? How much value does this add to an expensive platform? Equipped with the latest performance motherboards we strapped in an i7 920 under a huge Thermalright heatsink to find out.