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. m 0 l IntelEnthusiast a c 190 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 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Sandy Bridge Core i7 mobile vs desktop Forum SolvedI5 vs. 6 Core Sandy Bridge E i7 for Gaming Forum AMD Phenom II X4 955 vs Intel Core i7 2600K sandy bridge/ Forum SolvedMobile sandy bridge versus Core 2 Duo? Forum SolvedWill the new Intel Core i7 Sandy Bridge 6 core CPU work with my Asus Sabertooth X79 Mobo? Forum SolvedCore i7 Sandy Bridge Engineering sample - Best motherboard? Forum SolvedFor software Development: Sandy Bridge or core i7 extreme ed? Forum SolvedSandy Bridge i7 vs Ivy Bridge i7 Forum Want to Buy: Sandy/Ivy Bridge i5 or i7 Desktop Processors Forum SolvedAMD Phenom II X4 965 vs Intel Core i3-2100 Sandy Bridge 3.1GHz for new build Forum Solved(new laptop) Intel Core i3 (Arrandale) vs Intel Pentium (Sandy Bridge) Forum SolvedAMD FX-8150 Eight-Core vs i5-2500k sandy bridge Forum SolvedI7 950 vs i5 760 vs waiting for sandy bridge Forum How much would Sandy Bridge Mobile CPU cost vs i7-940XM? Forum Intel Core Sandy Bridge i7 2600k Overclock Help! Forum Solvedi7 Mobile dual core vs i3 Forum Solved2 Cores on an i7 Sandy Bridge Forum I7 2700K Sandy Bridge core temps false? Forum Sandy Bridge-E core i7 3960X Engineering Sample - worth it? Forum Is the Intel i7 Core 2600k Sandy Bridge good? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !