Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Intel Core i5 750, Core i7 870 Linux Benchmarks

Filed under
Hardware

Now that we have provided a brief overview of the Intel P55 and how it functions under Linux, our larger area of concentration is looking at the Linux performance of the P55 with the new Core i5 750 and Core i7 870 processors. We have a number of benchmarks in this article along with more information on these Lynnfield processors.

The key features that Intel highlights for its new Core i5 processor family is quad-core processing, Intel Turbo Boost Technology, 8MB Intel Smart Cache, Integrated (DDR3) Memory Controller, and Intel HD Boost. The inaugural Core i5 processor is the 750 model that is clocked at 2.66GHz, has 8MB of smart cache, up to 3.20GHz for its Turbo Boost frequency, four threads (the Core i5 lacks Hyper Threading), and an integrated dual channel DDR3-1333MHz memory controller. The Core i7 800 series processors share many features with the Core i7 900 series that have been out on the market for a while with X58 motherboards, except for lower clock frequencies, a dual channel DDR3 memory controller instead of a triple channel controller, and a LGA-1156 socket versus LGA-1366. Lynnfield also uses DMI (Direct Media Interface) rather than QPI (QuickPath Interconnect) as found on the Core i7 900 series.

full story




Intel Core i5-750 and Core i7-870

reghardware.co.uk: We published an in-depth look at Intel's 45nm 'Lynnfield' processors - aka the quad-core Core i7-870 and Core i5-750 - last week. Unfortunately, the chip giant's non-disclosure agreement (NDA) prevented us from including full performance figures.

Intel officially launched the new chips yesterday morning, so we're now free to present the results of our benchmark tests in full.

rest here

Overclocking Intel's Core i5-750 & i7-870

techgage.com: We found out earlier this week that Intel's Lynnfield-based processors are fast, but who said that cranking the clocks to make them even faster was a bad idea? In this article, we take both the Core i5-750 and i7-870 for an overclocking joyride, and the stable overclocks we were able to achieve is nothing short of impressive.

Full Story

Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.

More in Tux Machines

Open source empowers city archive Hospitalet

Open source has modernised the archive of the Catalan city of Hospitalet de Llobregat (Spain). The software helps manage the administrative records, but also allows easy access to historical records. This facilitates research and education, and enables public information dissemination. For its historical records, the Hospitalet city archive implements ICA-Atom, a web-based and open source archive solution. Read more

2015 X.Org Elections Get Underway For Board Members, SPI Merger

The election process is beginning for selecting new X.Org Foundation board members and for allowing X.Org members to vote on whether they would like to proceed with joining SPI to become a sub-project of that organization so that they'll take care of the business and administrative tasks. Read more

OEMs Adapt To The Decline In The Market For PCs

ACER, for instance, is even diversifying ChromeBooks, cranking out small, medium and large sizes. Meanwhile, Qualcomm is rumoured to be shipping a 14nm, 8-cored, LPDDR4 RAMed monster “for mobiles”, and other processors with clocks in the 2-2.5gHz range, in late 2015. If you don’t think desktops/notebooks/tablets/smartphones will all shine with such power, you are living in a deep hole. OEMs will find a way to integrate ARM into every aspect of IT. We are no longer living in a time when */Linux or ARM were just “barely good enough”. They are perfect for many purposes. Consumers want them. OEMs will supply them. Shipped by the millions, these new solutions will cost much less than Wintel’s monopolistic prices. Read more

How open source can be a gateway to your next job

By my observation, the demand for people in open source is at an all-time high. Open source technologies such as programming languages, libraries, and tools are now mainstream. Participating in an open source community can help you learn those tools, and when you go on job interviews you can not only discuss your shiny new degree, but you can point to things you've actually done that made a difference. Read more