“Details are leaking out about new Intel processors, too. The folks at the XtremeSystems forums have found a Gigabyte BIOS support list that mentions an unannounced Core i7-875K processor.
Puzzlingly, the listing says the chip has a 2.93GHz clock speed, 8MB of L3 cache, a 95W thermal envelope, and a 45-nm Lynnfield architecture—pretty much the exact same specs as those of the Core i7-870, which retails for around $550 today. So, what warrants the different model number?”
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Source: The Tech Report
There is a piece of news and links to some speculation about a little something that was spotted in a Gigabyte BIOS support list, the Core i7-875K. Its specs parallel the Core i7-870 and since Intel seems to have already settled on a naming scheme for its six core processors it is unlikely to be an i7-870 with an extra pair of cores. The current belief is that like the Core 2 Duo E6500K which had a very limited release, that it will be an unlocked processor, making K the equivalent to an AMD Black Edition CPU. Drop by to find out all that is known about this CPU.