Highest validated clock was 5.103 MHz [so called "CPU-Z suicide shot"], but benchmark scores were posted with as high as 5.006 MHz - SuperPi 32M calculation completed in 7 minutes, 31 seconds and 220 milliseconds.
What was impressive seeing Core i7-870 at 4.2 GHz smashing the 30,000 marks barrier in PCMark 2005 [30,045 PCmarks]. All in all, it looks like Intel's Performance team will have a lot to celebrate once that Lynnfield-based Core i5 and i7 finally make a legal appearance in stores.
First Intel Core i7 870 benchmarks are up
Posted on Monday, Aug 24 2009 @ 11:46 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck