Intel Core 2 Extreme X7900: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core 2 Extreme X7900

Summary

Intel started Core 2 Extreme X7900 sales 1 September 2007 at a recommended price of $851. This is Merom architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 2 threads, and is based on 65 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2800 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is a Socket P 478 Pin processor with a TDP of 44 Watt. It supports DDR1 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 5.24 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen 9 3900X.

General info

Of Core 2 Extreme X7900 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
Intel Core 2 Extreme
 
Achitecture codename
Merom
 
Release date
1 September 2007
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$851
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Core 2 Extreme X7900's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core 2 Extreme X7900's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
2
 
Number of threads
2
 
Maximum frequency
2.8 GHz
 
of 5
FSB
800 MHz
 
of 6400 (Core i7-990X EE)
L1 cache
128 KB
 
of 768
L2 cache
4 MB
 
of 16384
Manufacturing process technology
65 nm
 
of 7
Die size
143 mm2
 
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Core 2 Extreme X7900 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
of 8
Socket
Socket P 478-pin
 
Power consumption (TDP)
44 Watt
 
of 1055 (Core i9-10900KF)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core 2 Extreme X7900. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
AMT
+
 

Security technologies

Core 2 Extreme X7900 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core 2 Extreme X7900.
Supported memory types
DDR1
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core 2 Extreme X7900. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

5.24

3DMark06 CPU

2449

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

3022

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

5764

Passmark

1681

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core 2 Extreme X7900 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Core 2 Extreme X7900 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core 2 Extreme X7900 from AMD is Turion 64 ML-40, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 2 positions in our rating.

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