October 30, 2009

Gaming Laptops with Core i7 Processors

Gaming Laptop Computers - What are Core i7 Quad Core Processors?

The best gaming laptops are now using the Intel Core i7 processors, so what is core i7? It is a series of Intel 64-bit x86-64 processors used in desktops and laptop computers. They are the first processors that use the Intel Nehalem microarchitecture and follow on from the Intel Core 2 family. For detailed technical info see - Wikipedia

Alienware M15x Gaming Laptop Computer with Core i7

The core i7 is described by Intel as being "brilliantly fast" that "applies processing power where it is needed most ... They are the best desktop processor family on the planet."

(Alienware M15x Gaming Laptop Computer)

You get maximum performance due to the combination of Intel® Turbo Boost and Hyper-Threading technology.

Core i7 Data and Figures

3.06 GHz, 2.93 GHz, and 2.66 GHz core speed
Eight MB of Intel® Smart Cache
Eight processing threads with Intel® HT technology
Three channels of DDR3 1066 MHz memory

All current core i7 models are quad core processors.

The Lynnfield model uses hyperthreading and the Clarksfield is the mobile verson of the Lynnfield. Hyperthreading technology means that they can handle a maximum of 8 threads at the same time.

The i7 processor has been described as the biggest leap forward since 2006 and dual cores. If you are looking for gaming power you will still need a powrful graphics card.

Gaming laptops to look out for that use Core i7 are the MSI GT640 (15") and GT740 (17") both use the nVidia GeForce 250M GPU - see here - fastest gaming laptop computer - for further information on the MSI GT740.

Alienware m15x and m17x- Toshiba Qosmio X505-Q830 18.4-Inch Gaming Laptop Computer - Asus G60J and G51J and ASUS G51J-A1 15.6-Inch Gaming Laptop Computer
- Sager - NP8760

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