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Essentials

Product Collection
Vertical Segment
Processor Number
Status
Launch Date
Lithography
Recommended Customer Price
Product Collection
Intel® Core™ i7-880 Processor (8M Cache, 3.06 GHz)Legacy Intel® Core™ Processors Intel® Core™ i7-970 Processor (12M Cache, 3.20 GHz, 4.80 GT/s Intel® QPI)Legacy Intel® Core™ Processors
Vertical Segment
Intel® Core™ i7-880 ProcessorDesktop Intel® Core™ i7-970 ProcessorDesktop
Processor Number
Intel® Core™ i7-880 Processori7-880 Intel® Core™ i7-970 Processori7-970
Status
Intel® Core™ i7-880 ProcessorEnd of Interactive Support Intel® Core™ i7-970 ProcessorEnd of Interactive Support
Launch Date
Intel® Core™ i7-880 ProcessorQ2'10 Intel® Core™ i7-970 ProcessorQ3'10
Lithography
Intel® Core™ i7-880 Processor45 nm Intel® Core™ i7-970 Processor32 nm
Recommended Customer Price
Intel® Core™ i7-880 ProcessorN/A Intel® Core™ i7-970 Processor$594.00

Performance

# of Cores
# of Threads
Processor Base Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
Cache
Bus Speed
TDP
VID Voltage Range
# of QPI Links
# of Cores
Intel® Core™ i7-880 Processor4 Intel® Core™ i7-970 Processor6
# of Threads
Intel® Core™ i7-880 Processor8 Intel® Core™ i7-970 Processor12
Processor Base Frequency
Intel® Core™ i7-880 Processor3.06 GHz Intel® Core™ i7-970 Processor3.20 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency
Intel® Core™ i7-880 Processor3.73 GHz Intel® Core™ i7-970 Processor3.46 GHz
Cache
Intel® Core™ i7-880 Processor8 MB SmartCache Intel® Core™ i7-970 Processor12 MB SmartCache
Bus Speed
Intel® Core™ i7-880 Processor2.5 GT/s DMI Intel® Core™ i7-970 Processor4.8 GT/s QPI
TDP
Intel® Core™ i7-880 Processor95 W Intel® Core™ i7-970 Processor130 W
VID Voltage Range
Intel® Core™ i7-880 Processor0.6500V-1.4000V Intel® Core™ i7-970 Processor0.800V-1.375V
# of QPI Links
Intel® Core™ i7-970 Processor1

Supplemental Information

Embedded Options Available
Datasheet
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Core™ i7-880 ProcessorNo Intel® Core™ i7-970 ProcessorNo
Datasheet
Intel® Core™ i7-880 ProcessorView now Intel® Core™ i7-970 ProcessorView now

Memory Specifications

Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
Memory Types
Max # of Memory Channels
Max Memory Bandwidth
Physical Address Extensions
ECC Memory Supported
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
Intel® Core™ i7-880 Processor16 GB Intel® Core™ i7-970 Processor24 GB
Memory Types
Intel® Core™ i7-880 ProcessorDDR3 1066/1333 Intel® Core™ i7-970 ProcessorDDR3 800/1066
Max # of Memory Channels
Intel® Core™ i7-880 Processor2 Intel® Core™ i7-970 Processor3
Max Memory Bandwidth
Intel® Core™ i7-880 Processor21 GB/s Intel® Core™ i7-970 Processor25.6 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions
Intel® Core™ i7-880 Processor36-bit Intel® Core™ i7-970 Processor36-bit
ECC Memory Supported
Intel® Core™ i7-880 ProcessorNo Intel® Core™ i7-970 ProcessorNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Configurations
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
PCI Express Revision
Intel® Core™ i7-880 Processor2.0
PCI Express Configurations
Intel® Core™ i7-880 Processor1x16, 2x8
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Intel® Core™ i7-880 Processor16

Package Specifications

Sockets Supported
Max CPU Configuration
TCASE
Package Size
Processing Die Size
# of Processing Die Transistors
Low Halogen Options Available
Sockets Supported
Intel® Core™ i7-880 ProcessorLGA1156 Intel® Core™ i7-970 ProcessorFCLGA1366
Max CPU Configuration
Intel® Core™ i7-880 Processor1 Intel® Core™ i7-970 Processor1
TCASE
Intel® Core™ i7-880 Processor72.7°C Intel® Core™ i7-970 Processor67.9°C
Package Size
Intel® Core™ i7-880 Processor37.5mm x 37.5mm Intel® Core™ i7-970 Processor42.5mm X 45.0mm
Processing Die Size
Intel® Core™ i7-880 Processor296 mm2 Intel® Core™ i7-970 Processor239 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors
Intel® Core™ i7-880 Processor774 million
Low Halogen Options Available
Intel® Core™ i7-880 ProcessorSee MDDS Intel® Core™ i7-970 ProcessorSee MDDS

Advanced Technologies

Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® vPro™ Technology
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® 64
Instruction Set
Instruction Set Extensions
Idle States
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Intel® Demand Based Switching
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-880 Processor1.0 Intel® Core™ i7-970 Processor1.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-880 ProcessorYes
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-880 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-970 ProcessorYes
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Core™ i7-880 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-970 ProcessorYes
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Core™ i7-880 ProcessorYes
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Core™ i7-880 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-970 ProcessorYes
Intel® 64
Intel® Core™ i7-880 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-970 ProcessorYes
Instruction Set
Intel® Core™ i7-880 Processor64-bit Intel® Core™ i7-970 Processor64-bit
Instruction Set Extensions
Intel® Core™ i7-880 ProcessorSSE4.2 Intel® Core™ i7-970 ProcessorSSE4.2
Idle States
Intel® Core™ i7-880 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-970 ProcessorYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-880 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-970 ProcessorYes
Intel® Demand Based Switching
Intel® Core™ i7-880 ProcessorNo Intel® Core™ i7-970 ProcessorNo
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel® Core™ i7-880 ProcessorNo Intel® Core™ i7-970 ProcessorNo

Intel® Data Protection Technology

Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Core™ i7-880 ProcessorNo Intel® Core™ i7-970 ProcessorYes

Intel® Platform Protection Technology

Trusted Execution Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Trusted Execution Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-880 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-970 ProcessorNo
Execute Disable Bit
Intel® Core™ i7-880 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-970 ProcessorYes

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