What is the most expensive cpu

dysphunktion

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i7-975 Extreme is pretty pricey at about 1k

Then there is the server offerings from Intel like the Xeon X7560 which is over $3,000
You could always buy a Cray?
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loneninja

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The most expensive processors for desktop computers using X86 would be Intel's Extreme Edition processors, the I7 980X I believe is their most powerful, but even older outdated Extreme Edition chips will sell new for close to $1,000 like the new ones.
 
isnt there a cpu from ibm that runs > 5ghz stock?
that would be hellishly expensive and more importantly, expensive to run and cool.
I think that was the Power6 series. I believe the Power7 went torwards more cores at the expense of clockspeed, though the fastest are still 4+ GHz.
 
You won't see this for another 20 years assuming AMD can pick up its competition. :p


 
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The 3 best processor are the:
AMD Opteron 6174
Intel Core i7 990x
and the Intel Xeon X7560
I don't know what is the best:D (The best is when you have all that three) :bounce:
 

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Why do you want the most expensive when that one maybe is´nt the best and fastest for your purpose? What are you gonna do with it? If you really want the most expensive you may should consulting US Army NORAD center...
 

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Better question is why was this thread revived after one year and 4 months?

Patrik's statement is awfully dated, considering he just posted info. New server chips, new extreme edition processors, and maybe new opteron's (?).