Sep 7, 2011

Intel Core i7-2640M Sandy Bridge Review

Intel s an American multinational technology corporation headquartered in Santa Clara, California, United States and the world's largest semiconductor chip maker, today Intel Corporation launched Intel Core i7-2640M Sandy Bridge.

Intel Core i7-2640M Sandy Bridge have 64 bit Data width and 2 number of cores. Intel core i7-2640M is the successor to Intel Core i7-2630M bumbing its base and the turbo frequency by 100 MHz. Intel Core i7-2640M performance with its integrated GPU. The integrated GPU of this processor take a quantum jump in performance as compared to the 1st generation core i7 processors. The GPU has a base clock of 650 MHz and with turbo, its frequency can ramp to 1.30 GHz.

Intel Core i7-2640M Features:
  • MMX instruction set
  • SSE
  • SSE2
  • SSE3
  • Supplemental SSE3
  • SSE4.1 
  • SSE4.2 
  • AES instructions
  • Advanced Vector Extensions
  • Extended Memory 64 technology (EM64T)
  • Execute disable bit
  • HyperThreading technology 
  • Turbo Boost technology 2.0
  • Virtualization technology (VT-x / VT-d)
  • Trusted Execution technology

On-chip peripherals

  • Dual-channel DDR3 memory controller
  • Direct Media Interface
  • PCI Express 2.0 interface
  • HD 3000 graphics controller