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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: 31.28

Overall Rank: 2303

Last Price Change: $100.00 USD (2024-05-28)

Average CPU Mark
rating
3128

Single Thread Rating: 1385
Samples: 2631*
*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 Math17,010 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math7,326 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers21 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting9,254 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption584.4 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression68,124 KBytes/Sec
Physics355 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions1,882 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,385 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 23rd of June 2024.

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

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 21st of June 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 21st of June 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 23rd of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,289
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,408
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,167
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,627
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,035
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,902
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,300
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,758
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,514
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,176
Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.93GHz
3,128
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 23rd of June 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
230.66
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
162.42
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
161.17
Intel Core i9-12900K
141.87
Intel Core i9-13900K
129.96
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.66
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
54.30
Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.93GHz
31.28
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 23rd of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,631
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,166
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,034
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,922
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,837
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,698
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
3,470
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,361
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,931
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,567
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
BL2127195 - Jun 19 2024
3559
BL2126841 - Jun 19 2024
3360
BL2126791 - Jun 19 2024
3159
BL2126688 - Jun 19 2024
3540
BL2119597 - Jun 09 2024
3278
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 23rd of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.93GHz
3,128
Intel Core i7-950 @ 3.07GHz vs Intel Core i7-870
3,209 (+2.6%)
Intel Core i7-920 @ 2.67GHz vs Intel Core i7-870
2,835 (-9.4%)
AMD Phenom II X6 1035T vs Intel Core i7-870
3,000 (-4.1%)
AMD A8-6600K APU vs Intel Core i7-870
3,016 (-3.6%)
Intel Core i5-760 @ 2.80GHz vs Intel Core i7-870
2,633 (-15.8%)
AMD Phenom II X4 965 vs Intel Core i7-870
2,624 (-16.1%)
AMD Phenom II X4 B97 vs Intel Core i7-870
2,539 (-18.8%)
Intel Core i5-661 @ 3.33GHz vs Intel Core i7-870
2,466 (-21.2%)
Intel Core i5-2400 @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i7-870
3,866 (+23.6%)
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T vs Intel Core i7-870
3,758 (+20.1%)
AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-870
4,644 (+48.5%)
AMD Phenom II X6 1100T vs Intel Core i7-870
3,852 (+23.1%)

Is the Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.93GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 23rd of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,395
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,274
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,042
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,540
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,392
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,131
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,010
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,884
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,792
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,540
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,529
Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.93GHz
783