When talk about "SB" What would you think? I think that not many people can know the means of SB,In fact it is a new core hardware.I believe if you are familiar with hardware, youve already known its meaning, Intel next-generation processor,which will come out early next year, code-named - Sandy Bridge.
People have concern for Sandy Bridge very long time, every news about Sandy Bridge will attract a lot of attention. According to the exact sources confirmed, Sandy Bridge will be in CES next year.Although we still need wait more than a month,But we have got a engineering samples of Sandy Bridge, and it is a unlocked high-end Core i7.Base on previous message, Intel has began mass production Sandy Bridge, So we have one is not too strange.Anyway, this will give us a chance to know the performance of Sandy Bridge .
We get this Sandy Bridge core Core i7 processors
Sandy Bridge is codename of Intel next-generation processor, the core architecture will also use in Core i3, Core i5 and Core i7 processor.
Sandy Bridge core Core i7 2600K CPUZ screenshot
From the screenshot of CPUZ, We can see that this processor uses 32nm process and LGA1155 interface, with four core, eight thread, support Hyper-Threading technology ,share 8MB L3 cache, from the specifications we will know it is a high-end Core i7 series processor.
Although Sandy Bridge is new generation Intel processors, but in fact it is base on current Core i7 architecture.If you want to know Sandy Bridge better,The best way is to compare with current Core i7, Core i7 800 series.
From left to right for the Nehalem, Westmere, Sandy Bridge core display
Although weve seen some test of Sandy Bridge before,But the test project is very few,So it natural difficult to fully show the performance of Sandy Bridge.But today we will test detailed and comprehensive as possible, and we will give you some necessary introduction and analysis, so that you can know Sandy Bridge deeply.