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Intel Core i7-860
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Intel Core i7-860

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Reviews and Problems with Intel Core i7-860

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Overall 6
6.0

Got a hot chip and a terrible heatsink.

Timothy R., Newegg
8 June 2010
  • Summary: I'm relatively sure that my chip runs hotter than normal, but it's still disappointing to see such terrible thermal performance on such a low clocked Core i7. CPUs shouldn't need aftermarket cooling to be functional without melting down.
  • Pros: As fast as everyone else is claiming, which is ridiculously fast. Eight logical cores. Turbo mode is amazing.
  • Cons: My chip seems to run hotter than the norm, and the stock heatsink failed at cooling. Over 85C after a few minutes of prime95. Bumped it to 3GHz at it hit 100C in prime95. Reseated the heatsink and reapplied Artic Silver 5 several times with the same results. I ended up purchasing the Arctic Coole...
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Overall 6
6.0

Procesador i7 860 2.8ghz Turbo Boost 3.4ghz

CES_FLORESLOPEZ, MercadoLibre
2 April 2011