Solved I7 870 @ 2.93 and I7 860 @ 2.80 What's the Difference? Tags: CPUs Performance Intel i7 Processors Last response: October 2, 2010 5:58 PM in CPUs Share juicycrapachino 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... More about : 870 860 difference | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Best solution Timop CPUs Authority October 2, 2010 4:06:16 AM Simply, ones clocked 133Mhz higher due to binning. The real-world difference is pretty negligible. | Report abuse rolli59 CPUs Master October 2, 2010 4:07:12 AM 0.13 GHz = 5% | Report abuse juicycrapachino 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... | Report abuse Related ressources I7 860 == Unpredictable Blue Screen of Death == Windows 7 64-bit - Forum Why my i7 860 can only get to 2.93 Ghz? - Forum Difference between i7 860 and 870 ? - Forum Why i7 870 is so expansive compared to i7 860 ? - Forum I5 760 or i7 870 - Forum Ask the community Publish rolli59 CPUs Master October 2, 2010 4:20:18 AM 5% more performance for 3.6% higher price. Worth it for people that do not overclock. | Report abuse juicycrapachino October 2, 2010 4:23:54 AM Well. I was planning to overclock anyways... probably with the intel turbo boost though... | Report abuse taran95 October 2, 2010 4:51:21 AM +1 | Report abuse juicycrapachino October 2, 2010 5:58:21 PM Best answer selected by juicycrapachino. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>CPUs>I7 870 @ 2.93 and I7 860 @ 2.80 What's the Difference?> Related ressources: ForumI5 750 or i7 860 which one is better and y ForumCore i7 860 or 870 ForumI7 920 vs i7 860 Gaming/OC which one is best? ForumI7 920, i7 860 , or i5 750? ForumI5 vs i7 Feeling ripped off? ForumI7 870 , 860 and i5 750 difference ForumI7 920 or 950.... Forum$1600 gaming / photoshop I7 - 860 build ForumI7 870 or i7 930 ForumUpgrading i7 870 ForumPSU Help ForumWhat happens if cooling is not attached? ForumWhat are the reason why the cd rom link cannot detect? ForumWhat Is Overclocking and How To Overclock? Forum[Solved] What to Upgrade to ? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !