"The sample was a 2.93GHz Bloomfield which will be in the mid-range of the three desktop Bloomfield expected by the end of this year.
The first thing you'll notice is that the new chip is actually lighter than the previous Core 2 Quad (Compared with a Q6700) although it is slightly bigger. For such a reason, previous LGA775 heat sinks will not be compatible with the new Socket LGA1366. Some manufacturers may produce a new mounting bracket to make it work with the LGA1366 although I personally doubt many companies will do that."
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