Intel have wasted no time in making sure they are the stars of CES 2011. They decided to lift the wraps on their biggest CPU microarchitecture change since the Pentium Pro a few days before the event. Today we can share with you the performance results of a few of their desktop models – the Core i7 2600K and Core i5 2500K.
There has been an incredible amount of hype behind this launch, so be sure to read on to see if it was warranted! Hint: IT WAS.
We’ll be looking at GPU performance in detail later on, so for now check out our Sandy Bridge CPU Performance Review.
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips