Can the Intel Core i7 2600k @ 5.1ghz slay its 980x Goliath?

The worlds fastest desktop processor is the 6 core, 12 thread, Intel Core i7 980 Extreme Edition which comes purring out of its box at 3.33GHz. Costing more than£800 from UK stores, its a monster in terms of raw processing power.

Upon opening the latest shipment of second generation Intel Core processors, KitGuru was fascinated to know just how far the£250 model would clock and, once clocked, how would it fair against the worlds fastest chip? Sirens were sounded, blast-proof lab doors shut and another 75p dropped in the electric meter.

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