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I7 870 @ 2.93 and I7 860 @ 2.80 What's the Difference?

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October 2, 2010 4:04:40 AM

Can somebody explain the difference between the 2 processors listed in the thread title? Is there really a good performance difference? Thanks in advance...

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October 2, 2010 4:06:16 AM
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Simply, ones clocked 133Mhz higher due to binning.
The real-world difference is pretty negligible.
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October 2, 2010 4:07:12 AM

0.13 GHz = 5%
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October 2, 2010 4:10:57 AM

Damn, that was fast lol. Does 5% sound worth 10 extra dollars?

UPDATE:

NVM...I should be answering that question myself...
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October 2, 2010 4:20:18 AM

5% more performance for 3.6% higher price. Worth it for people that do not overclock.
October 2, 2010 4:23:54 AM

Well. I was planning to overclock anyways... probably with the intel turbo boost though...
October 2, 2010 4:51:21 AM

+1
October 2, 2010 5:58:21 PM

Best answer selected by juicycrapachino.
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