Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Mainstream Quad-Core CPU Performance Comparison

11 Sep 2009   #1
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 
Mainstream Quad-Core CPU Performance Comparison

Quote:
Looking back, quad-core processors have had quite the run already. Intel's first quad-core CPU, the Core 2 Extreme QX6700 was released almost three years ago, with the much more popular Q6600 following up months later at a rather steep $850. As you may recall it was quite the luxury then to have one of these at your disposal.
more..


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
12 Sep 2009   #2
johnwillyums

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Very interesting read, thanks.

I'm seriously tempted to think about an i750 upgrade next Spring.
If I started saving now and the prices drop a bit....

But then I'd need to start thinking about a new GPU so I could enjoy the benefit in games...

Thinking about it I'm beginning to find my case a bit unattractive.

It's a strange addiction but, even though what I have and what I do with it now it's like getting a Ferrari to drive to the corner shop, I just can't help it.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Mainstream Quad-Core CPU Performance Comparison




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Quad Core detected as single core
Hello yesterday i've made a system restore and some apps like Coretemp, CPU-Z and HWMonitor gives me as result Core #0 but in task manager on performance tab it display the four cores working. I read in some other threads about the advanced option in msconfig i've already checked\unchecked the...
Hardware & Devices
Is this good gaming? Intel Core i5-2400S Quad-Core Processor 2.5 GHz 4
Here's a link to what I'm thinking about buying. I've never messed with these "barebones" PCs before. What exactly will I need for it to run games like BF3. Thanks, sorry if I'm being vague, I really don't know too much about this area of PC Intel Core i5 2400S Quad Core Processor 2 5 GHz 4 GB...
Gaming
Quad core processor only running on one core.
I'm having an issue with my CPU. It seems that it is only using one of its cores. This issue first became apparent to me when I was trying to run Blacklight Retribution. It popped up a warning message saying that my computer does not meet the minimum requirements of have at least a dual core. ...
Hardware & Devices
Upgrade from dual core to quad core
First, some keywords to help searchers: QX9650, quad core, task manager, cpu-z, cpu-id, shows showing only 2 two cores. I recently upgraded an Intel E8500 to a QX9650 and had the problem of Windows 7 only showing 2 of the 4 cores. It took a few frustrating hours to find the solution, but I...
Hardware & Devices
Wondering about upgrading from dual core to quad core CPU with Win 7
I am just wondering about the CPU I just ordered from E-Bay new and how it will perform with Windows 7 64 Bit compaired to the one I have now this is the one I ordered: AMD Phenom X4 Quad CPU 9500 AM2+ 2.2 GHz 3600MHz 4MB :D This is the one I have now: AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual core 3800+ 2GHz I...
Hardware & Devices
Quad core or phenom dual core
hey guys im sorta stuck on what chip to get best for gaming could you tell me which one would be best thanks these are the two AMD 640 3.0 Quad core AMD Phenom dual core 550 Black edition thanks
Gaming


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:15.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App