Additionally, the first mobile extreme processor, the Core 2 Extreme X7800 is making an appearance. It’s a fully unlocked Merom, allowing OCers to try their hands at pushing it to the limits.
The only problem is that we can’t get them yet, but we can see them here, and read about the C2D and the C2Q.
The Intel Core 2 Extreme X7800 mobile processor, running at 2.6 GHz with 4 MB of L2 cache, is available to OEMs now at a cost of $851. Notebook systems will appear on the market within the next two weeks. The new Intel desktop processors are also shipping to OEMs now, with product available to end users within the next two weeks. Pricing and specifications for the new desktop processors are as follows:
Processor Frequency Front Side Bus L2 Cache Price in 1,000-Unit Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6850 3.0 GHz 1333 MHz 8 MB $999 Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700 2.66 GHz 1066 MHz 8 MB $530 Intel Core 2 Duo E6850 3.0 GHz 1333 MHz 4 MB $266 Intel Core 2 Duo E6750 2.66 GHz 1333 MHz 4 MB $183 Intel Core 2 Duo E6550 2.33 GHz 1333 MHz 4 MB $163