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SKYMTL January 3, 2011 07:55 AM

Intel Sandy Bridge Core i5-2500K & Core i7-2600K Processors Review Comment Thread
With Intel still adhering to their tick / tock release strategy, it was only a matter of time until a new architecture was introduced and it's name is Sandy Bridge. Today marks the launch of no less than eight new desktop processors based on a highly refined 32nm manufacturing process and ranging in price from $120 all the way up to nearly $350. Their goal is to effectively replace a large portion of the Clarkdale and Lynnfield products while offering up stiff competition against AMD's current and upcoming CPUs.

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jcmaz January 3, 2011 08:02 AM

Awesome Review SKY!!!

Keep it up :)

Arinoth January 3, 2011 08:07 AM

Jcmaz, that was MAC who did the review, Sky is our review editor so he reads over/proofs all reviews before they are posted live.

Inik January 3, 2011 08:10 AM

Great explanations. Thanks :)

Kommie986 January 3, 2011 08:24 AM

Thanks for teh great review!

Deviant January 3, 2011 08:25 AM

Cinebench page is missing 11.5 chart...the benchmark for 10 is posted twice.

MrDiaz January 3, 2011 08:57 AM

Awesome review! Honestly these CPUs are performing a lot better than I expected them to! Imagine if they are running at 4.7GHz on air! What a beauty.

PS: How come you guys only posted 1680x1050 res when benching gamess? :(

_dangtx_ January 3, 2011 09:22 AM

nice review.looking good performance wise.

boo oc limit :)

aristhrottle January 3, 2011 09:44 AM

These processers look great. Thanks for the overclocking explanation.

Also using Deep Fritz as a benchmark was both unexpected and awesome. Now if you only had a Maxwell benchmark..

Sagath January 3, 2011 09:46 AM

I still dont see anything about this (and I'm not even sure who would be responsible); Is some kind of 'optimus' like technology available via Intel/AMD/nVidia to use with these IGP's? Obviously it exists on laptops already...Can/will we be able to do this with desktops for power savings if wanted?

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