The new Intel K series offers unlocked CPUs at a fraction of the cost of an extreme CPU. The bloke at Pcper got the 655K to 4.8ghz and the 875K to 4ghz. Sounds like a great piece of hardware!
Intel Core i7-875k:
Speed - 2.93ghz (3.6ghz w/turbo)
Cores - 4 cores with Hyper Threading
Memory - Dual channel
Cache - 8mb
TDP - 95w
RRP - $342 USD
Intel Core i5-655k:
Speed - 3.2ghz (3.46ghz w/turbo)
Cores - 2 cores with Hyper Threading
Memory - Dual chanell
Cache - 4mb
TDP - 73w
RRP - $216 USD
Edited by smakme7757, 29 May 2010 - 10:37 PM.