Old i7 vs New i7 Tags: New Build Overclocking Intel i7 Systems Last response: December 6, 2011 12:24 AM in Systems Share hmims December 6, 2011 12:08:20 AM Friend of mine offered me his rig for 700 hundred bucks...1st gen i7 If i'm not planning on overclocking a 2nd gen i7, is there any point in getting one? More about : question inzone a c 138 K Overclocking December 6, 2011 12:24:08 AM Could you be a little more specific with the i7. i7 980 , i7 980x , i7 990x , i7 960 , i7 2600 , i7 2600k , i7 2700 , i7 2700 , i7 950 , i7 870 , i7 960. m 0 l dish_moose a b K Overclocking December 6, 2011 12:24:11 AM Clock for clock - Sandy Bridge CPUs are more efficient/faster. Tell us what "rig" contains. -Bruce BTW they do OverClock better as well. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Old workstation Vs new i7 Forum SolvedWill new 1336 Socket Mobo's work for old i7? Forum SolvedVideo card upgrade old system i7 first generation ok or shell out tons of $ build new system. Forum SolvedGetting a motherboard for an old i7 or MB + new CPU Forum Can the old Intel i7 950 work together with the new GTX 780 SLI? Forum is my old i7 920 bottlenecking my new gtx 770? Forum SolvedHow about this cpu(Xenon) vs i7 and fx 8350 for my search for a new cpu/ Forum SolvedUsed older Dell Precision T5500 vs new i7 12gb ram 2gb graphics for 3D renderings and graphics Forum Can the old Intel i7 920 (2.66Ghz, 8mb cache) work together with the new GTX 780? Forum New GPU for old i7 dell. 7850? Forum I7 vs old i7 vs C2Q Forum SolvedNew laptop: i7 Sandy vs A8-3510MX Forum SolvedQuad core i7 vs dual core i5 (looking for advice for new laptop) Forum New or old i7 Forum SolvedNew Build Opinions-i5 vs i7? Forum NEW CASE FOR old i7 LAN BOX? Forum Old-time builder seeks advice on new i7 gaming (mostly) rig Forum SolvedHelp choosing between refurb i7 920 vs new i7 860 Forum SolvedI7 920 vs i7 860 now that a new gigabyte mobo supports 16x 16x SLi Forum Using Old Hard Drives on a new i7 Windows 7 Machine Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !