Intel will launch its Core i7
processors at a press event in San Francisco on the 17th of this month and already we have pricing estimates sliding off whispering lips. Distributors buying in bulk will pay a modest $284 for the 2.66GHz Core i7-920, $562 for the 2.93GHz 940, and $999 for the 3.2GHz Extreme 965 -- consumers will pay more of course, but we don't know exactly how much. Even the 920 squarely defeated the Core 2 Quad Q9650 in benchmarks
, and we'll admit we had fun playing with the 965
over the weekend. As for those of you who haven't been so lucky
, your chance to run up that credit card debt is fast approaching.
[Via TG Daily