Core_i7-860_Quad_2.80GHz
Intel Core i7-860 Quad 2.80GHz

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2.8 GHz
3.46 GHz
4 cores
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Lynnfield
95W
45nm
LGA 1156/Socket H
64 Bit
73°C
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16GB
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Core i7-860 Quad 2.80GHz Game Requirement Analysis

Core i7-860 Quad 2.8GHz is a high-end CPU based on the 45nm, Nehalem architecture.


It offers 4 Physical Cores (8 Logical), initially clocked at 2.8GHz, which may go up to 3.46GHz 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 95W.


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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08-Sep-2009
Core i7-860 Quad 2.80GHz vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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FIFA 20 33% 15%
Resident Evil 3 Remake 5% 50%
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Would this cpu bottleneck a Gigabyte gtx 1050 Ti OC ?

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Overclock to 3.5Ghz and you will be fine

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did u test it ? does it bottlemeck ?

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no It does not. that processor is fine as long as you can overclock it….

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I have this CPU and I'm looking to buy a GTX 1060 6GB. Would I be bottlenecking my CPU and wasting my money on the newer card?

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Overclock to 3.8Ghz and you will be fine

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will thIS CPU bottleneck my GTX 960?

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no bottleneck you can get alot more from overclocking this cpu

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It is a good processor. It works perfectly for my friend Ibi. Capable of maxxing out his games

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Yes.

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can overclock to 3.2GHZ

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yes he can

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Would this CPU bottleneck a Gtx 770 2gb?

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Not much

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Thanks! Will wait a bit then, begore upgrading CPU, board…

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welcome :)

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This cpu or my Q6600 Overclocked to 3.2 ?

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Dude you already have fx-8 CPU,don't waste your money on this when you already have an amazing cpu.

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does this cpu bottleneck my gpus ?

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Nah I think you're safe :)

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ok
thanks bro

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No problem :)

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It's an overkill nonetheless. They will never be fully used on that screen

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brate give me d money za veci monitor
CCCC

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no not a bottleneck

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I currently have a GT 430 GPU, but I ordered myself a sapphire hd 7850 2gb, is my cpu gonna bottleneck the radeon?

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Nope, your CPU will be fine.

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Thanks man, can't wait to get my hands on that 7850!

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You should get a great performance increase, just make sure you're PSU can handle it :)

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Huh, no problem :) I'm pretty sure it's over 500w, and even if it's not, I have like 10 15 different psu's, some 500w….

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It's not the wattage, it's the +12V amperage and efficiency ;)

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