Why i7 870 is so expansive compared to i7 860? Tags: CPUs Intel i7 Product Last response: December 7, 2009 1:19 PM in CPUs Share lkn118 December 7, 2009 12:05:16 PM I recently saw the price of new i7 at newegg.com. i7 860 (2.8GHz)-$289.99 (Ringgit Malaysia 1004) i7 870 (2.93GHz)-549.99 (Ringgit Malaysia 2289) They have no differences between each other except for the clockspeed. Why the differences are so big? More about : 870 expansive compared 860 warmon6 a b à CPUs December 7, 2009 1:15:56 PM best way to put it, Intel likes major price jumps. It like asking why is there a $700 difference 920 and 975 when there only 600 MHz and a 1.6 GT/s QPI difference. Intel just likes the price difference. m 0 l LePhuronn a b à CPUs December 7, 2009 1:19:05 PM Because Intel price them that way. The same can be said for the i7 920 and the i7 950. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources GTX 860M on i7 vs GTX 870M on i5 Forum SolvedI7 870 @ 2.93 and I7 860 @ 2.80 What's the Difference? Forum SolvedDifference between i7 860 and 870? Forum I7 870 vs i7 860 ..best value for money processor for gaming???? Forum Core i7 860vs870 --> 211$vs.244$ Forum Core i7 860 or 870 Forum I7 870 , 860 and i5 750 difference Forum why is a i7 860 clone so hard to cool Forum SolvedWhy my i7 860 can only get to 2.93Ghz? Forum SolvedUpgrading i5 750 to i7 870 Forum SolvedIs Intel Core i7 870 still good for gaming? Forum SolvedI7 870 SuperOverclock Forum SolvedOverClocking i7 870 & GTX 650 Ti Forum SolvedGood Motherboard for Intel Core i7 870 Forum Solvedi7 -870 vs FX 6300 Forum SolvedGTX 770 or 780 or just wait till 8xx series (I7 870 CPU) Forum SolvedOld i7 870 or upgrade to AMD8350 Forum Solvedi7 870: Overclocking vs. Upgrade Forum Solvedintel i7 870 without graphic card Forum SolvedI Currently have a core i7 870 with a bad motherboard. I can't find a replacement motherboard anywhere since that socket is no Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !