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 | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove inzone Overclocking Master 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. | Report abuse dish_moose 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. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>Old i7 vs New i7> Related ressources: ForumOld workstation Vs new i7 ForumI7 vs old i7 vs C2Q ForumOld -time builder seeks advice on new i7 gaming (mostly) rig ForumUpgrade Dilemma I7 vs new MB ForumI5 3570k vs i7 3770k vs wait for haswell ForumI7 3770k with Z77 mobo VS i7 3820 with X79 rigs. ForumI7 3930k vs . i7 3770k Forumdual core i7 vs a quad core i7 ForumI5 670m vs i7 660m ForumSandy Bridge i7 vs Ivy Bridge i7 ForumI5 Sandy vs i7 Ivy ForumQ6600 vs Core i7 ForumI7 3770K vs 3930K ForumHP DL580 G4 vs . Core i7 SB Quad ForumChecking for PC Upgrade ForumOld build < New build? (Upgrade) ForumNew Pc Build Using Old Parts As Base ForumOld monitor. New computer ForumNew Build on Old Parts, Comp Boots to Black Screen. Forum[Solved] New System with Snap for Old User More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !