4GHz Quad Core i5-570 Screenshots

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The crew at Coolaler have posted pictures and screenshots of what they claim to be a quad core 2.67GHz i5-570 running at 4GHz on air. There are plenty of pictures so a translator is only required if you plan on reading the accompanying comments.
 

pxc

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The MSI board he used looks like a production board. I wonder how close LGA1156 launch is.
 

Atl530i

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WTF, why does the US always get the shaft? We always get the new shit last...
 

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Any idea how the i5 compares to the i7? I'm looking for an upgrade over my 9450 and have some fun OC'ing with out breaking the bank.
 

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looks nice
like to see some prices on boards and chips if it has HT i may just go with i5 over an i7
 

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looks nice
like to see some prices on boards and chips if it has HT i may just go with i5 over an i7

Pic shows 4 cores 4 threads, you have to small of a monitor to see that?
 

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What makes you interested in an i5 then? Cause it's supposed to be cheaper?
 

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That and this thread is about the i5, if it out performs my 9450 by alot and ends up being cheap (same with new boards) then I'm moving up to the i5 myself.
 

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Nice, I assume we will see more results soon. That Intel boxed heatsink looks quite tiny. These will be 95w if I remember correctly.
 

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i thought even the i5 was supposed to be HT with the exception of the entry level one? curious...

im taking a shot in the dark here, but did they turn HT off for overclocking?
 

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i thought even the i5 was supposed to be HT with the exception of the entry level one? curious...

im taking a shot in the dark here, but did they turn HT off for overclocking?

No, they renamed alot of the i5's with HT to i7's

Now theres the i7 8xx series which are LGA1156 based chips with HT and i5 7xx series which are LGA1156 chips without HT
 

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if they i5 (and 1566 i7s) are cheap enough, AMD is in trouble...

Newegg just priced the AMD Phenom II 955 (chosen 2x popular award winner) at $199 and just announced they sold out, unlike the Core I7 920 which supposedly sells at $199 at some Microcenters and never sells out.

AMD is probably reducing the price of the Phenom II 955 to make way for the new and faster 965. The release of the 965 is expected next week, unlike the Core i5 (which won't be released until Intel gets the bugs of the CPU and the supporting chipset).

For performance comparisons, people previewing the Phenom II 965 are reporting they can get it to 4.3 to 4.4+ Ghz on air without problems.

http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?t=228711

Other AMD CPUs that unlock and overclock like the Phenom II 550 (~$100) and X3 720 are also going to undercut the I5 because of a good selection of low priced motherboards and the ability to use either DDR2 and DDR3 memory. The Core I5 and I7 lacks a DDR2/DDR3 memory controller and with DDR3 memory starting to rise, a lot of buyers who already have DDR2 memory are very likely to chose an AMD Phenom II system instead of yet another incompatible motherboard and CPU "upgrade" from Intel.
 

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Just because the Phenom can clock to 4.4 GHz isn't close to telling the whole story. There's a whole lot more to performance, so it's unfair to compare the i7 to the X2 955.

The main reason the X2 is a popular winner is mostly because of the price on X58 boards, independent of the price of the i7. IF X58 boards were as cheap as AM2 then the story would be much, much different.

Don't forget also that with 1156 gone are the restrictions on the OEM manufacturers of motherboards, and the price will dramatically decline over the current x58 line. The i7 is a very good overclocking CPU, regardless. If only the MBs just weren't so damn expensive...
 

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It wouldn't surprise me if at least some of i5's are more expensive than the current i7 920. Intel has done that before, introduced a lower-performing part at or above the price point of the higher-performing "last gen" tech. Think Q8400 and Q8200 over the Q6600. We'll see if i5 really is affordable...
 

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And the heatsinks are still using those annoying-as-hell plastic clips. FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU!
 

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And the heatsinks are still using those annoying-as-hell plastic clips. FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU!

You mean those clips that bend motherboards at unhealthy angles, with no mounting bracket at all to support the tension relying solely on the flex of the motherboard itself to provide downward force on the cpu, that a lot of people hate? Hey, why fix something that ain't broken :p
 

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How many of us actually use the stock HSF solution though? All my comps have bolt-thru aftermarket solutions anyway.
 

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i thought even the i5 was supposed to be HT with the exception of the entry level one?
The Core i3 (Clarkdale) will have HT, so the i5 should too. The Pentium versions will not have HT. Take the specs and pricing below with a grain of salt, although the first Core i3 benchmarks on it168.cn did show HT is enabled:

http://www.xbitlabs.com/news/cpu/di...peed_32nm_Process_Tech_Launch_in_Q1_2010.html

http://74.125.19.132/translate_c?hl...le.com&usg=ALkJrhgv1bRjO8SNQiXT9Nmioeb6uoKgHg <-- the Clarkdale Core i3 sample is identified as i5 and HT is enabled.
 

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i want an 8 core computer so i can run dual sockets for a 16 core monster (32 with hyperthreading!!!)
 

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Eh, Made my choice this round... 920 C0 stepping @ 3.5ghz. Get an aftermarket cooler eventually and save for the 6 core I7 when it comes out.

MY GF on the other had will more than likely get an i5 in her rig. Seems like it'll be alot cheaper and almost as fast.

So right for people keeping score it's

i7 in the lead
i5 hot on it's heals
P2 X4 in a tie for 3rd with C2Q
Ph2 X3 leading C2D which is ahead of Ph2 X2s
And Phenom 1 in the pits with a blown engine.
 

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All this talk about processors makes me want to build a gaming rig or something.

Must....... resist.........
 

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It wouldn't surprise me if at least some of i5's are more expensive than the current i7 920. Intel has done that before, introduced a lower-performing part at or above the price point of the higher-performing "last gen" tech. Think Q8400 and Q8200 over the Q6600. We'll see if i5 really is affordable...

There was a post on [H] regarding the pricing scheme of the i5s. Recently a whole bunch of the upper end i5s were promoted to lower end i7s. Thus they will be somewhere in the middle depending on clocked freq.

The Core i3 (Clarkdale) will have HT, so the i5 should too. The Pentium versions will not have HT. Take the specs and pricing below with a grain of salt, although the first Core i3 benchmarks on it168.cn did show HT is enabled:

http://www.xbitlabs.com/news/cpu/di...peed_32nm_Process_Tech_Launch_in_Q1_2010.html

http://74.125.19.132/translate_c?hl...le.com&usg=ALkJrhgv1bRjO8SNQiXT9Nmioeb6uoKgHg <-- the Clarkdale Core i3 sample is identified as i5 and HT is enabled.

It has been decided (I forgot where this was posted) that since all of the i5s which have HT are to be reclassified as i7s that NONE of the i5s will have HT.
 

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It has been decided (I forgot where this was posted) that since all of the i5s which have HT are to be reclassified as i7s that NONE of the i5s will have HT.
i5s will have HT, but this only applies to the dual core cpus, not the quads.
 

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What makes you interested in an i5 then? Cause it's supposed to be cheaper?

I'm interested because i7 motherboards are way too expensive. If the i5 boards come in at under 150 bucks for a good one I'd be taking a very hard look. Pretty much I want to know how much I can save over an i7 while still beating the core2 quad option.
 

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What I think will be interesting, is the performance of quad cores with no HT compared to dual cores with HT at the same clock speed.
 
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