Fastest processor-world record set by
Intel Core i7
SANTA CLARA, Calif., USA -- Intel Corporation introduced
its most advanced desktop processor ever, the Intel® Core™
i7 processor, which speeds video editing, immersive games
and other popular Internet and computer activities by up to
40 percent-setting the world record for the Fastest
Broadly heralded by the computing industry
as a technical marvel, the Intel® Core™ i7 processor holds
a new world record of 117 for the SPECint_base_rate2006* benchmark
test that measures the performance of a processor. This is
the first time ever for any single processor to exceed a score
of 100 points.
"Intel has delivered the fastest desktop
processor on Earth to the most demanding users on Earth, the
ones who are using their PCs for video, gaming and music,"
said Patrick Gelsinger, senior vice president and general
manager of Intel's Digital Enterprise Group.
"When you couple what is Intel's biggest
leap in chip design with other incredible innovations like
Intel's solid state drives, the Core i7 processor has redefined
the computer of tomorrow."
A smarter way to work and play -- With faster,
intelligent multi-core technology that applies processing
power dynamically when needed most, the new Intel® Core™ i7
processors deliver an incredible breakthrough in PC performance.
They’re the best desktop processors on the planet.
Multitask applications faster and unleash incredible digital
media creation. Experience maximum performance for everything
you do, thanks to the combination of Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
and Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology, which maximizes performance
to match your workload.