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Reviewed on October 28, 2007 The CPU market is due for a lot of upheaval over the next 12 months, so you might be wise to wait for a clearer picture before plunking down $1,000 or so on Intel's new Core 2 Extreme QX9650 quad-core desktop processor. But if you want to claim ownership of the fastest multicore CPU around today, look no further. CNET review: 8.3 Excellent Check prices$892.58
Reviewed on November 1, 2006 If you thought dual cores were over the top, get ready. Intel presents the Core 2 Extreme QX6700, a single CPU with four distinct processing cores. At $999, the first quad-core CPU will remain an enthusiast part for a while, but as a glimpse of the future, it's clear that clock speed is out and core counts are in. CNET review: 8.7 Excellent User rating: 10.0 Perfect Check prices$279.18-$649.00
Reviewed on July 13, 2006 AMD's Athlon 64 FX line has worn the desktop CPU performance crown for over a year. The king is dead. Intel's new flagship Core 2 Extreme X6800 not only hands AMD a defeat on all of our benchmarks, but it's also a more efficient, better designed chip overall. CNET review: 8.7 Excellent User rating: 9.0 Spectacular Check prices$182.51-$267.76
Reviewed on July 17, 2007 The quad-core Core 2 Extreme QX6850 keeps the desktop CPU performance belt tied firmly around Intel's waist at a price that helps offset the lack of sizable performance gains. New products at the end of the year may outclass this new chip when they arrive, but for now, the QX6850 reigns supreme. CNET review: 8.3 Excellent User rating: 5.0 Average Check prices$299.57-$1,495.95
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