"Times are changing; Intel has listened to its hard core users and has produced a totally unlocked processor. The 2nd Generation Intel Core Processor, codenamed “SandyBridge” (specifically the K- Series) offer a fully unlocked core multiplier, power and memory ratios (DDR 3), as well as an unlocked graphics multiplier. Graphics Multiplier? Yes you read correctly, the new “SandyBridge” processors come with Intel’s newest DirectX 10 HD Graphics (3000) on the same chip, which can reach dynamic frequencies up to 1350 MHz."
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