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Chip Shot: The Highest-End Desktop PCs Get Even More “Extreme”

Tech reviewers in their secret labs around the world have had their hands on Intel’s new “Ivy Bridge Extreme” processor for weeks and it has torn through some of the toughest tests and benchmarks out there. Worldwide online reviews are being published as we speak. Available for sale timed with Intel’s Developer Forum next week, the Intel® Core™ i7-4960X processor and family will get the blood pumping for hardcore gamers, 3D artists, video geeks and anyone who uses their computer to the max.  With up to six processing cores / twelve processing threads (brains that chew through your applications) and fully unlocked capabilities for PC modders and overclockers, this CPU family has the desktop enthusiast in mind first and foremost. Read more here.