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Intel Core i7-920 Quad 2.67GHz

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2.66 GHz
2.93 GHz
4 cores
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130W
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LGA 1366/Socket B
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Core i7-920 Quad 2.67GHz Game Requirement Analysis

Core i7-920 Quad 2.66GHz is a high-end CPU based on the 45nm, Nehalem architecture.


It offers 4 Physical Cores (8 Logical), initially clocked at 2.66GHz, which may go up to 2.93GHz and 8MB of L3 Cache.
Among its many features, HyperThreading, Turbo Boost and Virtualization are activated.


The processor DOES NOT integrated any graphics and has a rated board TDP of 130W.


It is a powerful Quad Core whose performance is good. It's thus capable of running most applications smoothly without any problem.


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17-Nov-2008
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So I have this CPU. Should i get a better mobo for it, a better cooling solution (water maybe?) and oc it and get a better gpu or just go for a new build? (im thinking ryzen for new build)

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Yeah, My Dad has an old PC with an ASUS motherboard, 6GB DDR3 RAM an Intel i7 920 and a Nvidia GT 710. I'm going to get the Hyper 212 EVO, and overclock the CPU

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I will upgrade the GPU to a GTX 1050 TI, get a total of 8GB RAM, and use the Hyper 212 EVO to OC the 920 to 4 GHZ. It can play pretty much any game *

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  • at 1080p High settings with 60 FPS. I would incourage you to do something similar.

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This CPU vs FX 8350

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of course fx 8350 no doubt

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wrong! xD google games benchs with OC ;)

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Guys i have i7 920 with gigabyte extreme x58 mobo. I want to add radeon r9 380x. Will i be able to get maximum gaming performance out of the gpu @ 1080 res.

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You need to overclock your cpu to atleast 3.6Ghz and even then you will get some slight bottlenecks in cpu intensive games but you should be fine i will go for it if i were you :D cheers

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This CPU came out in 2008 and it's still a great performer. This must've kicked all of the 45 nm core 2 quads at the time.

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of course it will it is more expansive then all core 2 quad

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Will this bottleneck with radeon r9 280x?


Some people say yes some people say no.


I'm wondering of buying a used i7-920 to build a cheap gaming rig.


And what motherboard you suggest to have with both of these cpu and gpu. Thanks.

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it will not bottleneck if you OC it, and you can easily do so to 4ghz. i have 2 of these and they both oc to 4.2 - 4.4 stable, also this cpu will not burn out ever…. 1 of my cpus, the one my gf uses stays for hours at 100ºC and doesnt die.. :)
any good motherboard should be good for OC this and to go with the GPU :

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hahaha still playing all games at ultra with a 970gtx oc as well and no real CPU bottleneck yet! I'm monitoring it so you can trust me :)

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Is this still a great CPU? planing to buy one

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Yeah, i have one. Trying to reach 4.0ghz can be tough, however for me so far the sweet spot would be 3.8ghz. It bottlenecks my current XFX 7850, recently bought a R9 290 i can't wait to see if it can handle it as good.

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try watter cooling, mine does stable 4.4ghz. On air i can only reach 3.8 - 4.0 because of the heat. It really goes until 4.6 stable but it's too hot…….

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For passmark this processor is 11% worst than FX-6300.

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But this CPU came out at 2008. Plus an OC can blow the 6300 away.

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FX-6300 gets 8190 pointes in passmark while overclocked at 5Ghz. :D

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isnt this CPU equal as Xeon w3520?

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Yup, they are the same other than the xeon supporting ecc memory.

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These things oc like a beast, 66% (4.420GHz) oc on water, I wonder how far it would go with DICE or LN2 :P

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Yup, Mines running at 4,3 GHz at the moment! :D

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mine running at 4.4 ghz on water :D it goes stable 4.6 but reachez 100ºC too quickly…..

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can i overclock mine? if i can will it be better than the i7 3770 4-core 3.4GHz and the i5 2500k?

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my mobo is a Dell 0X501H

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You can't overclock it on your current board.


It wouldn't be better then either OC'ed :( The 920 rates around 50 GFLOPS and the other 2 are over 100 GFLOPS. So even OC'ed it wouldn't catch up.


If you do manage to do a software OS ended OC (hard by its self) this CPU is tricky to OC even on a OC board. Actually running OC'ed better on a 19x multiplier instead of the stock 20x with 21x boost.

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thanks for your help buddy and it seems you also have a dell studio XPS 435MT is that right? (other name: Studio XPS 9000)

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Nope. My board and CPU were taken out of a Gateway FX 6800-01e. Nothing else I have currently is stock from that desktop. Alot of places used the same board but rebranded it for their stuff. So if we have the same one or can use the same bios then that's why. Cause x58 boards costed alot to make so everyone used the same board design for lower production costs.

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this CPU OCed will almost give you the same FPS as the 3770k without OC :)
I play GTA 5 on ultra 1080p 70-80fps with my gtx970 oced and no bottleneck, i monitor it :)

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