Intel Releases Core i7-2700K Processor

The i7-2700K is now the performance king on the LGA-1155 platform (until the release of the Ivy Bridge processors), replacing the i7-2600K. The i7-2700K is clocked at 3.5 GHz (100 MHz higher than the 2600K), has four cores (8 threads), 8MB of L3 cache, a TDP of 95W, and integrated Intel HD 3000 graphics. The release costs is $332, which $15 more than the i7-2600K (based on 1,000 units).

Intel has adjusted the prices of the Core i3-2120, Pentium G850 and G630 by roughly 15% across the board.

ModelCoresThreadsFrequencyL3 cacheOld priceNew price
Core i3-2120243.3 GHz3 MB$138$117
Pentium G630222.7 GHz3 MB$75$64
Pentium G850222.9 GHz3 MB$86$75
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  • silver565
    So.. it's 100mhz faster? Surely there must be another benefit?
  • Nihilis
    Damn it Intel! Ohh how I enjoyed being top of the pile with my 2600k, and you have to take that from me for a measly $15 extra?! :P