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Intel i7-870 Lynnfield reviewed

by on15 September 2009



Review: Expensive high-end for Socket 1156

This article is also available in German.

One week ago we reviewed the i5-750 which is a nice addition to the desktop CPU market. While we think the i5 will prevail, the i7-8xx series, is a different story. For some reason this CPU, which is faster than the i7-920, is called "870". Of course Intel states the numbers have nothing to do with performance - of course not - it merely differentiates features supported by the CPU. As if any average customer would care about those things. 


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