LGA 1155/Socket H2
Rating & Price
Core i7-2600S 4-Core 2.8GHz Game Requirement AnalysisCore i7-2600S 4-Core 2.8GHz is a power efficient CPU based on the 32nm, Sandy Bridge architecture.
It offers 4 Physical Cores (8 Logical), initially clocked at 2.8GHz, which may go up to 3.8GHz and 8MB of L3 Cache.
Among its many features, HyperThreading, Turbo Boost and Virtualization are activated.
The processor integrates weak Graphics called Intel HD i7 2600 (variant of Intel HD Graphics 2000), with 6 Execution Units, initially clocked at 850MHz and that go up to 1350MHz, in Turbo Mode which share the L2 Cache and system RAM with the processor.
Both the processor and integrated graphics have a rated board TDP of 65W.
Compared to Core i7-2600K there's a 14% performance decrease. Its performance is very good and sufficient for any of today's games.
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