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the i7 860 has higher turbo boost and is a little bit faster, but if u want a futureproof system the x58 platform (i7 920) offers more advantages than the p55 platform (i7 860)

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the i7 920 (bloomfield) has tri channel memory support, the socket based 1366 supports 16x sli/crossfire.

thr i7 860 (lynnfield) has dual channel support, sli only in 8x modes, has less memory bandwith

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the i7 860 has higher turbo boost and is a little bit faster, but if u want a futureproof system the x58 platform (i7 920) offers more advantages than the p55 platform (i7 860)
 
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