Sandy Bridge Core i7 mobile vs desktop Tags: CPUs Mobile Performance Sandy Bridge Desktops Intel i7 Last response: February 13, 2012 3:59 PM in CPUs Share darkstar845 February 13, 2012 9:20:59 AM Does the Core i7-2960xm @2.7 Ghz have the same performance of a Core i7-2600k downclocked to 2.7Ghz? Almost everything about the two chips is the same except for the TDP. More about : sandy bridge core mobile desktop samuelspark a b à CPUs February 13, 2012 9:35:41 AM Theoretically, yes. IntelEnthusiast a c 188 à CPUs February 13, 2012 3:59:43 PM Yes they should perform about same as long as the mobile Intel® Core™ i7-2960XM wasn't on battery and was cool. They do share the same microarchitecture with the simple change of the mobile have instuctions for saving power when on battery. Christian Wood Intel Enthusiast Team Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumSandy Bridge Core i7 mobile vs desktop ForumCore i7 Bloomfield/Gulftown or Core i7 Sandy Bridge ? ForumIvy Bridge vs Sandy bridge . Wait or not ForumMobile sandy bridge versus Core 2 Duo? ForumYorkfield vs . sandy bridge ForumFor software Development: Sandy Bridge or core i7 extreme ed? ForumAMD Phenom II X4 955 vs Intel Core i7 2600K sandy bridge / ForumAMD Phenom II X4 965 vs Intel Core i3-2100 Sandy Bridge 3.1GHz for new build ForumSandy Bridge vs . Previous Gen.? ForumIvy bridge or sandy bridge ForumBest Cpu cooler for ~40 ForumCore 2 Duo or Quad? ForumCore 2 duo & gts450 ? Forum[Solved] Core 2 Quad Q9550 or Core 2 Duo E8600 for my Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3L? Forum[Solved] INTEL CORE i3 2100 3.10Ghz (3MB CACHE) Good enough ? ForumNew Build Ivy or Sandy? ForumHow to solve desktop problem Forum[Solved] Should i wait ofr the ivy bridge? ForumCore Duo 800 fsb work with ddr3 1600 More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !