The CPU first introduced at Game Developer Conference in San Francisco few week ago. Feature highlight for this CPU as below;

  • New “Gulftown” platform featuring the Intel® Core™ i7- 980X processor Extreme Edition, Intel’s first 32nm, six-core processor with 12 computing threads.
  • New version of Intel® Graphics Performance Analyzers Suite introduced, enhances developer capabilities.
  • Intel® GPA helps PC game developers analyze and optimize game performance on Intel® Architecture-based platforms

The CPU also reviewed by motherboard.org. Head over to the review here.