A few specialist hardware sites have now had the chance to put Intel’s Core i7-990X Extreme Edition Processor through its paces and found it to currently be the fastest consumer processor available. However whether its the best processor for a home system and budget is another question.
But with a price tag to match its performance what do you expect for extreme cutting edge hardware? During the tests by sites Tech Report and Tom’s Hardware Intel’s new Core i7-990X Extreme edition processor with a default speed of 3.46GHz default speed was capable of being Turbo Boosted to 3.73GHz straight out of the box.
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