While checking on my system temperatures under load, I noticed that Core Temp was suddenly reading my Lynnfield Core i7 860 as “Intel Core i5 (Lynnfield).” After a few moments of looking back over my 860’s overclocking article, I found out why. See the reason inside

This series is a review of the overclocking limits of the Core i7 860 using stock cooling, and the effects of Hyper Threading on that limit. All parts used in this test are brand new. Each part was carefully selected to work in harmony together. Your results with the Core i7 860 might vary slightly based on your configuration. If you are looking for new system, however, you will be incredibly happy with this particular set of components. Up Next, The Testing Components