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Old 02-08-2010, 01:07 AM   #11 (permalink)
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the i7 870 is a faster version of the i7 860, we'll compare them here

adobe CS4
870 slight advantage


Video encoding using popular Divx format
advantage 870- BECAUSE of it's higher clock speed, take note of the 920 at same clock speed


MS Office 07 excel
advantage 860, with pure numbers clock speed and threads advantage becomes apparent


gaming, no advantage




now lets see how they compare when clocked at similar speeds

Processor: Intel Core i5 750 210.5x20 4210MHz
Processor: Intel Core i7 870 191x22 4200MHz


Office 2007 Excel Big Number Crunch:This test takes a 6.2MB MIcrosoft Excel speadsheet and performs about 28,000 sets of calculations that many of the most commonly used calculations in Excel.


gaming: again, no advantage
Crysis Warhead

Far Cry 2


personally, I don't see the socket 1156 i7 as having significant edge over the i5 750
but ultimately it is up to you how to spend your money

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@Fat.Clown Thanks for all the graphs and tables lol. Thanks for advice
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