Intel Core i7 860S 

Released January, 2010
  • 2.53 GHz
  • Quad core
5.5 Out of 10

CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the Intel Core i7 860S among desktop CPUs (over 75W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

Core i7 860S
5.8
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Core i7 860S
5.9
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Core i7 860S
0.0
Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

Core i7 860S
0.0
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Core i7 860S
6.1
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Core i7 860S
n.d.
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

5.5

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Core i7 860S
5.5

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Intel Core i7 860S

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 860S
8,240
Core i7 860
7,379

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 860S
2,187
Core i7 860
2,065

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 860S
137,300 MB/s
Core i5 2500K
2,530,000 MB/s
Core i7 860
134,600 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 860S
6,831
Core i5 2500K
10,319
Core i7 860
7,260

GeekBench

Core i7 860S
6,831
Core i5 2500K
13,624
Core i7 860
8,959

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Core i7 860S
4,856
Core i7 860
5,092

PassMark (Single Core)

Core i7 860S
1,344
Core i7 860
1,220

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 2.53 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.46 GHz
Cores Quad core
Socket type LGA 1156
Is unlocked No

features

Has a NX bit Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes
Has virtualization support Yes
Instruction set extensions
  1. MMX
  2. SSE
  3. SSE2
  4. SSE4.1
  5. SSE3
  6. Supplemental SSE3
  7. SSE4.2
  8. SSE4
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes

power consumption

TDP 82W
Annual home energy cost 19.75 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 71.83 $/year
Performance per watt 2.81 pt/W
Typical power consumption 66.63W

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in
Memory type
  1. DDR3-1333
  2. DDR3-1066
  3. DDR3
Channels Dual Channel
Supports ECC No
Maximum bandwidth 21,333.32 MB/s
Maximum memory size 16,384 MB

details

Architecture x86-64
Threads 8 threads
L2 cache 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm
Transistor count 774,000,000
Max CPUs 1
Clock multiplier 19
Voltage range 0.65 - 1.4V

overclocking

Overclock popularity 8
Overclocked clock speed 2.53 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.53 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.53 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None

bus

Architecture DMI
Transfer rate 2,500 MT/s
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