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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
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
Architecturex86
Starting Price$851 U.S.
Announcement Date09/01/2007

Benchmarks

Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
min: 2859     avg: 3022     median: 3022 (27%)     max: 3185 points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
min: 5475     avg: 5764     median: 5764 (10%)     max: 6053 points
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 2412     avg: 2461     median: 2449 (14%)     max: 2521 Points
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Reviews for the Intel Core 2 Extreme X7900 processor

Gateway P-171XL (NVIDIA GeForce 8800M GTS, 17.10")
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Other CPUs of the series Core 2 Extreme

» Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9300
   4x 2.53 GHz
» Intel Core 2 Extreme X9100
   2x 3.06 GHz
» Intel Core 2 Extreme X9000
   2x 2.8 GHz
» Intel Core 2 Extreme X7900
   2x 2.8 GHz
» Intel Core 2 Extreme X7800
   2x 2.6 GHz

Surrounding CPUs

+ Intel Core i3-2330M
   2x 2.2 GHz
+ Intel Core i3-2328M
   2x 2.2 GHz
+ Intel Pentium 2030M
   2x 2.5 GHz
+ Intel Pentium 3550M
   2x 2.3 GHz
+ Intel Core i7-660LM
   2x 2.27 GHz - 3.07 GHz
» Intel Core 2 Extreme X7900
   2x 2.8 GHz
- Intel Core 2 Quad Q9100
   4x 2.26 GHz
- Intel Core i5-3317U
   2x 1.7 GHz - 2.6 GHz
- Intel Celeron N5105
   4x 2 GHz - 2.9 GHz
- Intel Celeron N5100
   4x 1.1 GHz - 2.8 GHz
- Intel Pentium Silver N5030
   4x 2 GHz - 3.1 GHz
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2012-05-26)