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Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.93GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.93GHz can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

Is the Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.93GHz Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. [More ...]

Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.93GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA1156

Clockspeed: 2.9 GHz

Turbo Speed: 3.6 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 8

Typical TDP: 95 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 4 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 4 x 32 KB
L2 Cache: 4 x 256 KB
L3 Cache: 8 MB

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) CPU 870 @ 2.93GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 870 @ 2.93GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 870 @ 2.93GHz, Intel Core i7 CPU 870 @ 2.93GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q3 2009

CPUmark/$Price: 17.83

Overall Rank: 2279

Last Price Change: $175.18 USD (2024-05-27)

Average CPU Mark
rating
3124

Single Thread Rating: 1385
Samples: 2623*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 5,073
Thread: 1,322

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.93GHz

Integer Math17,001 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math7,323 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers21 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting9,257 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption583.3 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression68,075 KBytes/Sec
Physics355 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions1,874 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,385 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 27th of May 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.93GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 24th of May 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 24th of May 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$176.18 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 28th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,312
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,386
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,183
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,629
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,029
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,908
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,312
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,764
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,486
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,182
Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.93GHz
3,124
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 28th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
206.58
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
153.63
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
140.96
Intel Core i9-12900K
139.36
Intel Core i9-13900K
124.87
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.67
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
52.62
Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.93GHz
17.83
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Single Thread Rating
As of 28th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,633
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,171
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,034
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,926
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,837
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,701
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
3,471
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,361
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,932
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.93GHz
1,385
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.93GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2107824 - May 23 2024
3617
BL2096974 - May 09 2024
3284
BL2094903 - May 06 2024
3481
BL2094813 - May 06 2024
2948
BL2090821 - May 01 2024
3464
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.93GHz
As of 28th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.93GHz
3,124
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T vs Intel Core i7-870
3,758 (+20.3%)
AMD A10-7850K APU vs Intel Core i7-870
3,417 (+9.4%)
Intel Core i7-950 @ 3.07GHz vs Intel Core i7-870
3,203 (+2.5%)
Intel Core i7-875K @ 2.93GHz vs Intel Core i7-870
3,093 (-1.0%)
AMD Phenom II X4 940 vs Intel Core i7-870
2,345 (-24.9%)
Intel Core i5-2320 @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core i7-870
3,662 (+17.2%)
AMD Phenom II X6 1100T vs Intel Core i7-870
3,852 (+23.3%)
AMD A10-7890K vs Intel Core i7-870
3,522 (+12.7%)
Intel Core i7-960 @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i7-870
3,333 (+6.7%)
Intel Core i7-860 @ 2.80GHz vs Intel Core i7-870
2,990 (-4.3%)
Intel Core i7-930 @ 2.80GHz vs Intel Core i7-870
2,963 (-5.2%)
Intel Core i7-920 @ 2.67GHz vs Intel Core i7-870
2,835 (-9.3%)

Is the Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.93GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 28th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,584
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,270
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,064
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,558
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,400
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,147
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,005
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,882
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,793
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,535
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,527
Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.93GHz
783