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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
Level 1 Cache128 KB
Level 2 Cache4 MB
Number of Cores / Threads2 / 2
Max. Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)44 Watt
Features65 nm1.1 - 1.375 V
Max. Temperature100 °C
SocketSocket P 478 Pin
FeaturesSSE3, Virtualization, Enhanced Speedstep
64 Bit64 Bit support
Starting Price$851 U.S.
Announcement Date09/01/2007

Benchmarks

Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
min: 2859     avg: 3022     median: 3022 (41%)     max: 3185 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
min: 5475     avg: 5764     median: 5764 (12%)     max: 6053 Points
3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 2449     avg: 2485     median: 2485 (20%)     max: 2521 Points
3DMark 06 - CPU - Standard 1280x1024
2412 Points (58%)
PCMark 05 - Standard 1024x768
6802 Points (43%)
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Reviews for the Intel Core 2 Extreme X7900 processor

Gateway P-171XL (NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTS, 17.1")
» Gateway P-171XL - External Review

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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 Carrizo A8-8600P
   1.6 GHz / 2048 KB
+ AMD Carrizo Pro A8-8600B
   1.6 GHz / 2048 KB
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2012-05-26)