Apple Mac Pro: Intel Core i7-980x processor upgrade on March 16th – Rumor

By Alan Ng - Mar 11, 2010

We have some interesting news for Mac fans now, as we are hearing rumors that Apple may be preparing to give the Mac Pro a most welcome upgrade next week. Anyone fancy some Core i7 processors?

According to this report from BGR, their sources have told them that future Mac Pro systems will be upgraded with Intel Core i7-980x processors, the latest version of the Core i7 series.

Specific features of the Core i7-980x include 6 cores consisting of 3.33GHz with TurboBoost to 3.6GHz, 12 threads of processing power, a 32nm architecture, Socket LGA1366 and 130W TDP.

Those are some frightening specs you have to agree, so lets hope the March 16th date is real. Let us know your thoughts on this.

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