Under Core i7's Hood: Comparing The C0 And D0 Steppings

Benchmark Results: Sandra 2009, PCMark Vantage, 3DMark Vantage

Although the stepping upgrade wasn’t supposed to introduce better performance, it actually did to a slight degree. Most benchmarks show noticeable benefits for the new D0 stepping.

SiSoftware Sandra 2009

PCMark Vantage

3DMark Vantage