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LIT Show 2011 : Intel To Display Sandy Bridge E Chips

Intel will demonstrate a working system build with its "next generation enthusiast-focused platform" called Sandy Bridge E at the forthcoming London International Technology Show 2011.

What's more the components of the computer will be immersed in a casing, the Armari XCP, that contains a non-conductive liquid for better cooling.

The Sandy Bridge E is expected to be extremely overclockable and will come with official "performance overclocking" support thanks to the use of the Intel X79 Express chipset.

The cheapest of the three Sandy Bridge E CPUs - with a starting price of $294 - is expected to sport four cores and be clocked at 3.6GHz while the two remaining will contain six cores and run at 3.2GHz and 3.3GHz respectively.

The 22nm die shrink of Sandy Bridge, called Ivy Bridge, which was originally announced for the end of the year, will be pushed towards the end of Q1 2012, possibly because Intel has decided to slow down the pace and dedicate more resources to taking on ARM (rather than AMD).

You can find more about the inaugural London International Technology Show (LITS) 2011, which will take place in London between the 21st and 23rd of October, by visiting the website here (opens in new tab).

Désiré Athow

Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Following an eight-year stint at where he discovered the joys of global tech-fests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. Previously he was a freelance technology journalist at Incisive Media, Breakthrough Publishing and Vnunet, and Business Magazine. He also launched and hosted the first Tech Radio Show on Radio Plus.