Core_i7-2600S_4-Core_2.8GHz
Intel Core i7-2600S 4-Core 2.8GHz

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How well can the Core i7-2600S 4-Core 2.8GHz run games
Intel Core i7-2600S 4-Core 2.8GHz
Performance Specification
CPU Speed
2.8 GHz
Turbo Speed
3.8 GHz
Physical Cores
4 cores
Threads
8 threads
CPU Codename
Sandy Bridge
TDP (Power)
65W
Lithography
32nm
Mobo Socket
LGA 1155/Socket H2
Main Link
Bit Width
64 Bit
Max Temp.
69°C
Memory Channels
2
Maximum memory
32GB
Processor GPU
CPU Features
Notebook CPU
Unlocked Multiplier
L1 Cache
256KB
L2 Cache
1024KB
L3 Cache
8KB
Approved
Rating & Price
GD RATING
Unknown
Release price
$305
Core i7-2600S 4-Core 2.8GHz Game Requirement Analysis
Core 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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Release period
09-Jan-2011