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Intel Core 2 Extreme X7900

The Intel Core 2 Extreme X7900 was the fastest laptop CPU in 2007 and is based on the Merom core. The power consumption is higher than other Core 2 Duo processors and as all Extreme series CPUs the X7900 offers a free multiplicator (for easy overclocking).

Compared to CPUs of 2009, the X7900 is on a level of the cheaper Core 2 Duo P9600 / T9550 featuring 2.66 GHz.

SeriesIntel Core 2 Extreme
CodenameMerom
Clock Rate2800 MHz
Front Side Bus800 MHz
Level 1 Cache128 KB
Level 2 Cache4096 KB
Number of Cores / Threads2 / 2
Max. Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)44 Watt
Manufacturing Technology65 nm
Features1.1 - 1.375 V
Max. Temperature100 °C
SocketSocket P 478 Pin
FeaturesSSE3, Virtualization, Enhanced Speedstep
64 Bit64 Bit support
Hardware VirtualizationVT
Starting Price $851 U.S.
Announcement Date09/01/2007

Benchmarks

3DMark 06 - CPU -
0% 100%
min: 2449      avg: 2485 (28%)     median: 2485 (28%)     max: 2521 Points
3DMark 06 - CPU - Standard 1280x1024
0% 100%
min: 2412      avg: 2412 (58%)     median: 2412 (58%)     max: 2412 Points
PCMark 05 - Standard 1024x768
0% 100%
min: 6802      avg: 6802 (43%)     median: 6802 (43%)     max: 6802 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
0% 100%
min: 2859      avg: 3022 (45%)     median: 3022 (45%)     max: 3185 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
0% 100%
min: 5475      avg: 5764 (17%)     median: 5764 (17%)     max: 6053 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M -
0% 100%
min: 19      avg: 19 (12%)     median: 19 (12%)     max: 19 Seconds
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) -
0% 100%
min: 17987      avg: 17987 (14%)     median: 17987 (14%)     max: 17987 MFLOPS
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card

#0 Did not recreate cache, as it is less than 5 days old +0.001s ... 0.001s

#1 min, max, avg, median took 0.00011301040649414s +0.219s ... 0.22s

#2 return log +0s ... 0.22s

Reviews for the Intel Core 2 Extreme X7900 processor

Gateway P-171XL (NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTS, 17.1")
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Other CPUs of the series Intel Core 2 Extreme

» Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9300
   2.53 GHz / 12 MB
» Intel Core 2 Extreme X9100
   3.06 GHz / 6 MB
» Intel Core 2 Extreme X9000
   2.8 GHz / 6 MB
» Intel Core 2 Extreme X7900
   2.8 GHz / 4 MB
» Intel Core 2 Extreme X7800
   2.6 GHz / 4 MB

Surrounding CPUs

- Intel Core i3 2330M
   2.2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
- Intel Core i3 2328M
   2.2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
- Intel Pentium 2030M
   2.5 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
- Intel Pentium 3550M
   2.3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
- Intel Core i7 660LM
   2.27 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core 2 Extreme X7900
   2.8 GHz / 4 MB
+ Intel Core 2 Quad (Desktop) Q6600
   2.4 GHz / 8196 KB
+ Intel Core 2 Quad Q9100
   2.26 GHz / 12268 KB
+ Intel Core i5 3317U
   1.7 GHz / 512 KB + 3072 KB
+ AMD Kaveri A8-7200P
   2.4 GHz / 4096 KB
+ Intel Core 2 Duo P9600
   2.66 GHz / 6134 KB
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Author: Klaus Hinum (Update: 2012-05-26)