Imac top processor vs Gulftown 980?

Discussion in 'iMac' started by Mikegs, Jun 16, 2011.

  1. Mikegs, Jun 16, 2011
    Last edited: Jun 16, 2011

    Mikegs macrumors regular

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    Hi guys

    I currently have a PC system with the Intel "Gulftown" 980xtreme processor (hexacore i7, 3.33 Ghz).

    Does anybody know how the fastest iMac 2011 processor (quadcore i7, 3.4 gHz i believe) stacks up against this? Far slower..? A little slower?
     
  2. MythicFrost macrumors 68040

    MythicFrost

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    The i7 is much better than the 980X core vs core, however, if the app uses all cores the 980 will probably come out on top most of the time.
     

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