Intel Releases Core i7-2700K Processor

The i7-2700K is now the performance king on the LGA-1155 platform (until the release of the Ivy Bridge processors), replacing the i7-2600K. The i7-2700K is clocked at 3.5 GHz (100 MHz higher than the 2600K), has four cores (8 threads), 8MB of L3 cache, a TDP of 95W, and integrated Intel HD 3000 graphics. The release costs is $332, which $15 more than the i7-2600K (based on 1,000 units).

Intel has adjusted the prices of the Core i3-2120, Pentium G850 and G630 by roughly 15% across the board.

ModelCoresThreadsFrequencyL3 cacheOld priceNew price
Core i3-2120243.3 GHz3 MB$138$117
Pentium G630222.7 GHz3 MB$75$64
Pentium G850222.9 GHz3 MB$86$75
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  • win7guru
    I have my i2600 running at 4.2ghz stable but could probably push it further. Intel more than likely just pushed the same chip and relabeled it.
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  • SteelCity1981
    intel is actually dropping prices on their cpu's............
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  • acadia11
    Come on now, it's not even a battle anymore, if AMD had been ontime with Bull dozer, in 2009, they'd be back on the map, but they wer e2 years late and this is what they get.
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  • crisan_tiberiu
    marketing...
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  • Anonymous
    And you can't buy it anywhere.
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  • de5_Roy
    hey bulldozer, get ready to get bulldozed again by the new(with 30w less tdp) pricy performance cpu!
    i read somewhere that intel used the best yields for 2700k chip, may be this one will oc even higher....
    can't wait for a 2700k vs 2600k vs 2500k vs bullwhatever performance comparison. :)
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