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Intel to Launch Sandy Bridge-E on November 15

According to news reported by DonanimHaber, Intel will be launching its new high-end desktop/server platform, Sandy Bridge-E (Enthusiast), on November 15. It was previously slated for December 2011.

Intel will have three Sandy Bridge-E processors and two Sandy Bridge-E desktop motherboards for sale on the launch day. Processors include the Core i7-3960X Extreme Edition 6-core Unlocked, Core i7-3930K 6-core Unlocked , and Core i7-3820 4-core. Core i7 3960X Extreme Edition is expected to be 1.2% faster on average as compared to Intel’s current flag ship processor, Core i7-990X Extreme Edition.

Intel X79 Express is the desktop chipset that is suspected to drive Sandy Bridge-E offerings. Two Sandy Bridge-E compatible motherboards based on Intel X79 Express that will be available on launch are DX79SI and DX79TO. Most probably, motherboard vendors will also have their LGA2011 offering stocked by then.

Source: DonanimHaber

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