Changing for the Future - Intel's Core i7


Results - Lightwave 3D 7.5

Results - Lightwave 3D 7.5

The Core i7 was generally faster than its closest rival, though there were occasions when HT again seemed to be the culprit affecting its performance. For instance in the Tracer-Radiosity test, turning off HT yielded slightly better results for all scenarios, while having it enabled meant that the QX9770 was actually doing better for 4 and 8 threads, even with its 1GB RAM disadvantage.