Intel Sandy Bridge Hardware Review Roundup

After months and months of speculation, Sandy Bridge is finally here, at least in pre-launch form. The big question on everyone's mind is, does Intel's newest silicon live up to the hype? See for yourself! We answer that question, and more, in both our in-depth "Intel Core i7-2820QM Mobile Processor" and "Intel Core i7-2600K and i5-2500K Processors" articles.

For those of you who want to kick off 2011 the right way -- by blowing off work and doing nothing more than surfing the web getting acquainted with Intel's newest architecture -- you're in luck. We're far from the only ones covering Sandy Bridge, and once you're finished digesting our own evaluations, there are plenty of other articles worthy of a once-over.

  • Intel Core i7-2820QM:  Sandy Bridge for Notebook PCs @ Legit Reviews
  • Intel Sandy Bridge: Upheaval in the Mobile Landscape @ Anandtech
  • Intel Sandy Bridge Microarchitecture Preview @ Xbit
  • Intel Core i7-2600K Sandy Bridge Processor @ Benchmark Reviews
  • Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge GPU Performance @ techPowerUp
  • Intel's Sandy Bridge Revealed: Core i5-2500K & i7-2600K Reviewed @ Techgage
  • Intel's Sandy Bridge Debuts: Core i5 2500K and Core i7 2500K CPUs Reviewed @ TechSpot
  • Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge @ LanOC Reviews
  • Intel's Sandy Bridge | Architecture & CPU Performance @ LostCircuits
  • Intel Core i5 2500K and Core i7 2600K (Sandy Bridge) Review @ Legion Hardware
  • Intel Core i7-2600K and Core i5-2500K (Sandy Bridge) Review @ TweakTown
  • Intel Unveils Sandy Bridge: Core i7 2600K, i5 2500K, i5 2400, i3 2100 @ Legit Reviews
  • Intel Core i7 2600K & i5 2500K "Sandy Bridge" Review @ Neoseeker
  • Intel's 'Sandy Bridge' Core Processors Reviewed @ TechReport
  • Intel Core i7 2600K and Core i5 2500K Review @ OverclockersClub (OCC)
  • Intel Sandy Bridge Core 85 2400, 2500K, and Core i7 2600K @ PureOverclock
  • Intel Core i5/i7 LGA1155 Processors Review @ iXBT Labs
  • Intel 2500K and 2500K @ Technic3D
  • Intel Sandy Bridge i5-2500K, 87-2600K Review @ MBReview
  • Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge CPU Review @
  • Intel Sandy Bridge: Core i5-2500K and DH67BL Motherboard Review @ MissingRemote
  • Asus Maximus IV Extreme & Core i7 2600K - Overclocking on P67 @
  • Gigabyte P67A-UD7 (Intel P67 Express) Motherboard Review @ TweakTown
  • Asus P8P67 and P8P67 Deluxe Intel Sandy Bridge Motherboard Review @ Legit Reviews
  • Asus P8P67 5-Way Motherboard Roundup @ PureOverclock
Gaming and MISC:
  • P67 Sandy Bridge Gaming Performance Analysis @ TweakTown
  • Intel Sandy Bridge Linux Graphics? It's a Challenge @ Phoronix