Intel Core i5-750 vs Intel Core i7-870

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Intel Core i5-750 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i7-870
Intel Core i5-750 Intel Core i7-870

CPU comparison

Intel Core i5-750 or Intel Core i7-870 ? In this comparison, we check which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The Intel Core i5-750 has 4 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.20 GHz. Up to 16 GB of memory is supported in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The Intel Core i5-750 was released in Q3/2009.

The Intel Core i7-870 has 4 cores with 8 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.60 GHz. The CPU supports up to 16 GB of memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The Intel Core i7-870 was released in Q2/2010.
Intel Core i5 Family Intel Core i7
Intel Core i5 700 CPU group Intel Core i7 800
1 Generation 1
Lynnfield Architecture Lynnfield
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the Intel Core i5-750 or Intel Core i7-870 can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

4 Cores 4
4 Threads 8
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
2.66 GHz Frequency 2.93 GHz
3.20 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 3.60 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (All Cores) --

Internal Graphics

The Intel Core i5-750 or Intel Core i7-870 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die. A processor with integrated graphics is also called APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).

no iGPU GPU no iGPU
GPU frequency
GPU (Turbo)
GPU Generation
Technology
Max. displays
Execution units
Shader
Max. GPU Memory
DirectX Version

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
No Codec h264 No
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
No Codec AVC No
No Codec VC-1 No
No Codec JPEG No

Memory & PCIe

The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333 Memory DDR3-1066
16 GB Max. Memory 16 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
21.0 GB/s Bandwidth 21.0 GB/s
No ECC No
1.00 MB L2 Cache 1.00 MB
8.00 MB L3 Cache 8.00 MB
2.0 PCIe version 2.0
16 PCIe lanes 16

Thermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

95 W TDP (PL1) 95 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the Intel Core i5-750 or Intel Core i7-870 as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

45 nm Technology 45 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2
LGA 1156 Socket LGA 1156
VT-x, VT-x EPT Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
No AES-NI No
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q3/2009 Release date Q2/2010
213 $ Release price --
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i5-750 Intel Core i5-750
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
539 (100%)
Intel Core i7-870 Intel Core i7-870
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
527 (98%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i5-750 Intel Core i5-750
4C 4T @ 2.66 GHz
1692 (80%)
Intel Core i7-870 Intel Core i7-870
4C 8T @ 2.93 GHz
2124 (100%)
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CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.

Intel Core i5-750 Intel Core i5-750
4C 4T @ 2.66 GHz
251 (100%)
Intel Core i7-870 Intel Core i7-870
4C 8T @ 2.93 GHz
0 (0%)
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CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.

Intel Core i5-750 Intel Core i5-750
4C 4T @ 2.66 GHz
923 (65%)
Intel Core i7-870 Intel Core i7-870
4C 8T @ 2.93 GHz
1414 (100%)
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Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

Intel Core i5-750 Intel Core i5-750
4C 4T @ 2.66 GHz
2496 (82%)
Intel Core i7-870 Intel Core i7-870
4C 8T @ 2.93 GHz
3057 (100%)
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Devices using this processor

Intel Core i5-750 Intel Core i7-870
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