Lower Thermal Output.
Dual Channel Memory Support.
Excellent Overclocking Potential.
Different CPU cooler Needed.
Requires New LGA 1156 Motherboard.
Supports dual-channel, not triple-channel, memory architecture.
By ImpulseGamer on October 20, 2010
Intel continue their dominance in the CPU industry with two new CPU's, the Intel Core i5 570 and Intel Core i7 870. Moving away from just raw GHz power, Intel continue to maximise their CPU's and unlike their previous Core releases, these two...88
By Techworld on June 22, 2010
A significant price drop with a minor performance loss against Intel's top-line CPU makes this 45-nanometer, quad-core model an excellent...-
By ITP.net on March 29, 2010
If you’ve got heavy performance demands and have cash to spare the Core i7 870 is a monster that’s ready to serve....100
By DigitalVersus on December 17, 2009
Intel's Range The Core i7 800 series was introduced in September 2009 with two models: the 860 and the 870. Both are quad-core CPUs with hyper-threading (see main text) as wel as a Turbo mode, which increases their basic frequency by 266, 533 or 666...100
By The Inquirer on November 03, 2009
The arrival of less expensive socket LGA1156 Intel Core i5 and i7 chips changed that a bit. They are cheaper, but slightly slower than the top level Intel 975XE CPU. The system cost is also about on a par with the AMD top CPU bins. Yet, trying to put...-
By Techgage on September 24, 2009
When Nehalem launched, we received processors that were more powerful than anything we used before, and the brand-new architecture was a lot of fun to experiment with. But as I said before, there were a few reasons why people either chose to go with...-
By TweakNews on September 24, 2009
In my opinion, the new Lynnfield Core i7 processors are a very good step in the right direction. Through testing and benchmarking, when compared to a Nehalem system, the new Intel i7-870 packs a lot of punch for the dollar. Performance differences...-
By Tech2 on September 17, 2009
Lynnfield has one more surprise in store: Windows 7 is tweaked to work with its multiple cores and threads. Core Parking is a new technique to not only help applications make better use of available threads, but also prevent apps from jumping between...100
By The Inquirer on September 16, 2009
Not bad at all, but how will it perform when tuned up, compared to its cheaper relative, the i5? Well, I used exactly the same setup this time too, except that I slightly tweaked the DRAM timing to CL7-7-7 at DDR3-1600, which Kingston DIMMs do...90
By Fudzilla on September 15, 2009
Diesen Artikel gibt es auch auf englisch.Letzte Woche haben wir den i5-750 getestet, ein gutes Angebot für den Desktop-Markt. Der i5 wird sich sicher durchsetzen, bei der i7-800er Serie darf das bewezifelt werden. Aus Gründen, die nur Intel...-