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The chart below shows official prices of Intel Core i7 Mobile Extreme Edition i7-2920XM, i7-3720QM, i7-3740QM, i7-3820QM, i7-3840QM and i7-4800MQ processors:
Q: Is it possible to upgrade my i7-3740QM CPU?
A: Probably yes. Processor compatibility is determined by your motherboard. Please check CPU-Upgrade.com website for CPU support list for your board.
Core i7-3740QM Overclocking
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processors were manufactured on 22nm technology, and featured
such enhancements as greater number of CPU cores, higher clock speeds,
beefed up graphics unit, not to mention an out-of-order
microarchitecture, that improved per-clock CPU performance by up to
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was followed in November by Burst-enabled models, that offered even
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: At the beginning of September Intel added three Core i7 and two
mobile Celerons to official price list, and later published
specifications of a Pentium B980 in their ARK product database. All six
CPUs were part of a bigger refresh of performance and budget mobile
market segments, that was scheduled for the end of Q3 and/or beginning
of Q4 2012. This week Intel introduced six more mobile SKUs,
thus completing the refresh.
Intel adds pricing for new mobile processors
Sep 03, 2012
we expected, Intel just launched large number of Celeron,
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about these processors appeared in official Intel price list, that was
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Details of Core i7-3740QM, i7-3840QM and i7-3940XM CPUs
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Unreleased Intel Core i7-3740QM and i7-3840QM CPUs sighted
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: The first wave of Ivy Bridge mobile processors, introduced last
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whereas the rest were OEM-only. It appears that Intel plans two
additional retail SKUs, Core i7-3740QM and i7-3840QM. Box part numbers and S-Spec numbers
of these chips surfaced in Material Declaration Data Sheets (MDDS) database in the last two days.