Sandy Bridge Core i7 mobile vs desktop Tags: Power Supplies Mobile Performance Sandy Bridge Desktops Intel i7 Components Last response: February 15, 2012 8:10 AM in Components Share darkstar845 February 13, 2012 9:25:12 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 | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove neiroatopelcc February 13, 2012 12:09:02 PM I don't have one myself to test, but I'd say more or less. It's got a slower GPU part, but it's one of the few mobile cpu's you can officially pair with ddr3-1600 memory. | Report abuse rufus_22 Power supply Expert February 15, 2012 12:29:10 AM desk tops live longer and dont incur the heating/cooling probs of laptop countertops . covenience /mobility vs. longevity/performence | Report abuse amuffin Power supply Master February 15, 2012 8:10:41 AM About the same. http://www.notebookcheck.net/Intel-Core-i7-2960XM-Noteb... Not worth it though. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Components>Sandy Bridge Core i7 mobile vs desktop> Related ressources: 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 ForumThermaltake 850w PCI-E question 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 Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !