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Intel Core i5 750 (BX80605I5750)

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Intel Core i5 750 Processor Review

TechSpot
8 February 2014
  • Conclusion: This left AMD to battle the existing Core 2 series and to their credit they soldiered on with the Phenom II . But trouble is ahead for AMD with the release of the Core i5 750. As things stand today, the Phenom II X4 945 costs around $170 , the 955 sells for $199 , and the 965 $245 . The Core i5 750 is set to launch at $199 and as we anticipated in our review of the Phenom II X4 965 , a price cut is in order for AMD to remain competitive.
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Intel Core i5 750 CPU review

Elite Bastards
25 March 2012
  • Conclusion: Ever since Intel launched their Nehalem CPUs, the question on everybody's lips was "when will mainstream users get to see this kind of performance?", and after a few delays and false starts that day is finally here. While it's easy to pick up on where Intel's Lynnfield CPUs lack in technical terms compared to their big brother, once you look a little deeper you realise that these design decisions are actually very smart ones indeed - Boasting a triple-channel memory...
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Intel Core i5-750

ITP.net
29 March 2010
  • Excerpt: This isn't the first time we've looked at the Core i5 750. We first looked at it back in October 2009 when Intel first launched its ‘Lynnfield' line. We found the CPU a cracker back then and now, a few months on, the CPU is still firing on all cylinders.
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Expert Review

Tweak Town
20 February 2010

Intel Core i5-750 Processor

APH Networks
21 January 2010
  • Conclusion: As mentioned on Page 2 of this review, because of the integrated PCI Express controller, overclocking at stock voltage didn't prove very successful. Therefore, we went ahead and ran 1.400V through the Intel Core i5-750 at standard Intel-spec vdroop, and began testing for the maximum attainable frequency with Turbo Mode disabled.
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Overall 9
9.4

Intel Core i5 750 2.66GHz Socket 1156 Processor Review

PCStats
16 January 2010
  • Summary: The Intel Core i5 750 processor is a mainstream quad-core CPU that promises enthusiast-level performance for the masses. The Core i5 750 is part of Intel's most recent generation of socket 1156 processors which include not only the Intel Core i5 700-series but also several Intel Core i7 800-series chips, codenamed "Lynnfield".
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Intel Core i5-750 Processor BX80605I5750

Benchmark Reviews
12 October 2009
  • Conclusion: Intel promised Nehalem-level performance with their new Lynnfield platform and they definitely delivered. In nearly all of our benchmarks today, the Core i5-750 had a clear lead over the AMD Phenom II X4 965 and the Intel Core 2 Quad Q9450. In fact, in many tests, it even matched the Core i7-920. Needless to say, the BX80605I5750 kit earns top marks in performance. The Core i5-750 also scores well in construction quality.
  • Pros: Excellent Performance, Turbo Boost Technology, Low Power Consumption, DDR3-1333 Support, 8 MB Shared Cache
  • Cons: No Hyper-Threading, Requires New LGA 1156 Motherboard
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Intel Core i5 750

ITP.net
6 October 2009
  • Summary: Verdict: Excellent performance, great overclocking potential and an aggressive price make the Core i5 750 the best mainstream processors we’ve ever tested. Don’t even consider anything else.
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Expert Review

Tweak News
15 September 2009
  • Excerpt: Intel knows that most people will spring for the cheaper Lynnfield in most cases and enjoy a big upgrade for little money. It's hard to really point out anything wrong with this processor. It's cheap, its performance for the dollar is unrivaled in the industry and at last allows the consumer to upgrade above a socket 775 system without having to re-mortgage the house.
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Intel Core i5 750 Review - Overclocking Phase-Change vs LN2

mad shrimps
13 September 2009
  • Summary: Intel´s latest CPU is put to the test against their own Core 2/Quad and Core i7 series, as well as AMD´s Phenom II. We wrap up the testing with an overclocking session using phase-change and LN2 Cooling. Does the Core i5 and S1156 i7 impress?
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