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Old August 10, 2009, 01:13 PM
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Originally Posted by artistpavel View Post
How much faster percentage wise is the i7@4.0 compared to Q6600@3.6 in Photoshop CS4 (saving files, filters, etc.)? I had my i7 parts ordered once, but had to cancel the order, because I couldn't justify spending money without having clear picture of performance gains.
According to anandtech's benchmarks at AnandTech Bench (beta): Intel Core i7 920 vs Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600

Being they are 2.4 and 2.66 anyways, the i7 920 is 30% faster, executing the Photoshop task in 17 seconds vs 26.

Couple it with a SSD and "zomgwowbbq" to quote my nephew
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Old August 22, 2009, 03:07 AM
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Oh well Im very happy with the classified, its how it goes right, if you want things fast you pay a premium. Anyways the i5 is a small downgrade so I'll stick with corei7 920 D0 for now it OC nicely too
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