My i5-750 reads as an I7 in CPU-z

I was running CPU-z when I got a weird error, it said I had an i7. It's not the first time it's done it. Some attempted OC's did that during unstability, but Now I'm running at stock speeds, and it randomly did it.

I wonder if the i5-750 is no more than a stripped down i7-860?
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  1. bvzxa34 said:
    I was running CPU-z when I got a weird error, it said I had an i7. It's not the first time it's done it. Some attempted OC's did that during unstability, but Now I'm running at stock speeds, and it randomly did it.

    I wonder if the i5-750 is no more than a stripped down i7-860?


    i5-750 has the same die as the i7-870, it's just clocked a little different and has hyperthreading disabled at the end of the production process.
  2. As Crashman said, BTW crash good to see you are still alive :P, its basically the same as the i7-860/870.

    Its just like say a Pentium Dual Core was basically a low end Core 2 Duo. Same die, same process just labled differently.

    If anything it might be a bug in CPUz.
  3. yeah..I thought so...just didn't want to mess up my chip.
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