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Intel Quad-Core benchmarks unleashed on the Net

The outside of the Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 looks similar to the Core 2 Duo.

The outside of the Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6700 looks similar to the Core 2 Duo.

Back of the two processors, Core 2 Extreme is on the left.

Back of the two processors, Core 2 Extreme is on the left.

The processor with the cap removed

The processor with the cap removed

The guts of the processor

The guts of the processor

The 'Kentsfield' is basically two Conroe chips in one package. Each chip has two cores and a shared 4 MB of L2 cache.

The ’Kentsfield’ is basically two Conroe chips in one package. Each chip has two cores and a shared 4 MB of L2 cache.

Voltage under normal conditions.

Voltage under normal conditions.

Voltage under load.

Voltage under load.

Heat under normal load is around 32 Celsius or 89 Fahrenheit

Heat under normal load is around 32 Celsius or 89 Fahrenheit

Kentsfield running at 2.66 GHz with a 8X multiplier and 1333 MHz FSB.

Kentsfield running at 2.66 GHz with a 8X multiplier and 1333 MHz FSB.

Kentsfield overclocked to 3.33 GHz with a 10X multiplier and 1333 MHz FSB. No voltage change was necessary.

Kentsfield overclocked to 3.33 GHz with a 10X multiplier and 1333 MHz FSB. No voltage change was necessary.