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November 4, 2008

Intel’s Core i7 Passes Muster

Don Clark

The first desktop PCs using a chip family called Intel Core i7 — code-named Nehalem — were found to handle some computing chores 30% to 40% faster than other comparable Intel chips, according to test results published by Web sites that include ExtremeTech, LegitReviews and AnandTech. Performance gains were particularly impressive for tasks such as video encoding and rendering three-dimensional images, the reviewers said.

Full story at The Wall Street Journal