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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: 31.21

Overall Rank: 2206

Last Price Change: $100.00 USD (2023-02-12)

Average CPU Mark
rating
3121

Single Thread Rating: 1387
Samples: 2600*
*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 Math17,017 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math7,337 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers21 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting9,285 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption582.6 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression68,139 KBytes/Sec
Physics354 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions1,863 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,387 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 25th of February 2024.

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

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 23rd of February 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 23rd of February 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$100.00 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 25th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,429
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,356
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,668
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,589
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,013
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,916
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,354
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,775
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,384
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,186
Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.93GHz
3,121
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 25th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
212.90
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
153.70
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
140.12
Intel Core i9-12900K
117.16
Intel Core i9-13900K
104.27
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.76
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
32.48
Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.93GHz
31.21
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 25th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,643
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,176
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,040
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,933
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,840
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,705
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,360
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,933
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,661
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.93GHz
1,387
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.93GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2026730 - Feb 17 2024
3031
BL2026692 - Feb 17 2024
2709
BL2022316 - Feb 12 2024
3568
BL2020063 - Feb 09 2024
779
BL2017862 - Feb 07 2024
3516
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 25th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.93GHz
3,121
Intel Core i7-920 @ 2.67GHz vs Intel Core i7-870
2,832 (-9.2%)
Intel Core i5-750 @ 2.67GHz vs Intel Core i7-870
2,530 (-18.9%)
AMD Phenom II X6 1035T vs Intel Core i7-870
2,980 (-4.5%)
Intel Core i5-760 @ 2.80GHz vs Intel Core i7-870
2,626 (-15.9%)
AMD Phenom II X4 965 vs Intel Core i7-870
2,612 (-16.3%)
AMD Phenom II X4 B97 vs Intel Core i7-870
2,539 (-18.7%)
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T vs Intel Core i7-870
3,756 (+20.4%)
AMD Phenom II X6 1100T vs Intel Core i7-870
3,843 (+23.2%)
AMD Athlon X4 880K vs Intel Core i7-870
3,659 (+17.3%)
AMD A12-9800 vs Intel Core i7-870
3,567 (+14.3%)
AMD A10-9700 vs Intel Core i7-870
3,533 (+13.2%)
Intel Core i7-960 @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i7-870
3,336 (+6.9%)

Is the Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.93GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 25th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,261
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,074
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,560
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,409
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,178
Intel Core i9-14900F
8,080
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,029
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,863
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,799
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
7,602
Intel Core i9-14900T
7,584
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,539
Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.93GHz
783