Solved I7 2.8 VS. i7 2.66 Tags: CPUs Intel i7 Product Last response: January 5, 2010 12:53 PM in CPUs Share LAG269 January 5, 2010 1:00:20 AM I am completely confused.. Why is the 2.66 more expensive than the 2.8? More about : question XD_dued January 5, 2010 1:32:34 AM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... are you referring to these? The 2.66ghz one is based on socket 1366, which is better than the 1156 socket of the other one. In reality though, the 1156 one is usually better because of turbo mode. m 0 l panamaniacs January 5, 2010 2:09:26 AM the i7 920 (bloomfield) has tri channel memory support, the socket based 1366 supports 16x sli/crossfire. thr i7 860 (lynnfield) has dual channel support, sli only in 8x modes, has less memory bandwith this is what i know m 0 l Related resources I5 3.3 vs i7 2.66 - Forum 2.8GHz core i5 Quad-Core vs 2.93 core i7 Quad-Core - Forum Phenom II x4 965 BE vs LGA1156 Core i7 2.8GHz - Forum Quad core xeon e5410 2.33 Ghz VS i7 920 2,66 GHz - Forum I7 2.66 and ATI 4890 vs AMD 3.2 ATI 4870 X2 :S - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer LePhuronn a b à CPUs January 5, 2010 12:25:00 PM LAG269 said:I am completely confused.. Why is the 2.66 more expensive than the 2.8? It's not. Either the same price (look at those NewEgg links) or the i7 860 is more expensive http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CP... http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CP... m 0 l Best solution panamaniacs January 5, 2010 12:53:50 PM the i7 860 has higher turbo boost and is a little bit faster, but if u want a futureproof system the x58 platform (i7 920) offers more advantages than the p55 platform (i7 860) Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Intel Core i7 940 Nehalem 2.93GHz VS 2.66ghZ Forum Solvedwhich is better intel i7 with 2.4ghz or i5 with 2.8ghz Forum SolvedIs my processor good enough for gaming online? [i7 2600s 2.8Ghz] Forum SolvedUpgrade for 1156 Socket -Currently have i7 860 @ 2.8ghz Forum SolvedAny need to OC i7 930 @ 2.8GHz? Any recommendations for upgrades? Forum Low FPS using R9 290, i7 860 (2.8) Forum 2.8 ghz intel i7 860 quad core Forum SolvedWhich is better among intel i5 processor with 2.8GHz and i7 with 1.6Gh Forum Value of ex58-udr3 - i7 920 2.66ghz - 4GB ddr3 - cooler Forum SolvedI3 540 3.06 ghz for i7 920 2.66 ghz Forum i7 920 @ 2.66Ghz 90°C at idle - how worried should I be? Forum 2.8GHz Dual-core Intel Core i7, Turbo Boost up to 3.3GHz which one is better and why Forum SolvedOverclocking i7 920 2.66GHz with stock cooler. Forum SolvedI7 at 2.66GHz or 3.00GHz Forum Old I7 860 2.8ghz, could anybody pretty please recommend me a decent upgrade? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !