Intel Core i7 870S 

Released July, 2010
  • 2.66 GHz
  • Quad core
5.5 Out of 10

CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the Intel Core i7 870S among desktop CPUs (over 75W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

Core i7 870S
5.9
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Core i7 870S
6.2
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Core i7 870S
0.0
Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

Core i7 870S
0.0
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Core i7 870S
6.2
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Core i7 870S
n.d.
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

5.5

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Core i7 870S
5.5

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Intel Core i7 870S

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Core i7 870S
5,052
Core i7 5820K
12,915
Core i7 870
5,490

PassMark (Single Core)

Core i7 870S
1,335
Core i7 870
1,298

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 2.66 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.6 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 2.67 pt/W
Typical power consumption 66.63W

bus

Architecture DMI
Transfer rate 2,500 MT/s

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 20
Voltage range 0.65 - 1.4V

integrated graphics

GPU None

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
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