130°
Submitted by mrbearbear 698d ago | news

Fixed Core-Logic Sets for Intel Core “Haswell” Platforms to Become Available in July.

Intel Corp. has published a product change notification (PCN) document concerning its 8-series chipsets that will support Intel Core i “Haswell” central processing units (CPUs). According to the paper, the company has already fixed the previously discovered USB 3.0 issues and is currently preparing the new stepping of core-logic for mass production. Intel will be ready to ship the fixed version this Summer. (Industry, Intel, Next-Gen, PC, Tag Invalid, Tech)

Credit url: xbitlabs.com
mrbearbear  +   699d ago
and here i was thinking that i was going to be waiting until aug-sept. better start preppin
Gravity_DoGG  +   698d ago
he is doing the little finger
Lone_Man  +   698d ago
hahaha...he wants to pee really bad
sengoku  +   698d ago
sound like hasbeen.
KillrateOmega  +   698d ago
He's fancy
kikoano  +   698d ago
this is much more powerfull than amd
Lone_Man  +   698d ago
wrong post(by me)
#3.1 (Edited 698d ago ) | Agree(0) | Disagree(1) | Report | Reply
Letros  +   698d ago
Yea, AMD has given up trying to compete with Intel on the high end. Intel leads the world in lithography techniques.
vulcanproject  +   698d ago
Haswell is my next platform of choice, time to retire the old faithful LGA1366 Bloomfield!

LGA 1150 USB3.0, PCIe 3.0, TRIM in RAID 0....here I come.

Apparently about 10 percent faster per clock than current Ivy Bridge.

It isn't a massive leap over the 3770k but the performance improvement for me will be significant.
#3.3 (Edited 698d ago ) | Agree(1) | Disagree(1) | Report | Reply
sourav93  +   698d ago
Is your mobo compatible with the Haswell chips?
kneon  +   698d ago
@sourav93

I don't think so, isn't 1150 a new socket?
Johnny_Cojones  +   698d ago
Sticking with my OCd 2500k & GTX 680 SLI until next year's releases, then I'll replace my Mobo, RAM, CPU, & GPUs.
Next console gen will have started gaining some real steam by then, & it'll give devs some slack to make PC games push the hardware further.
0ut1awed  +   698d ago
I'll stick with my 3930k @ 4.8ghz for at least 2 years. Doubt anything will get near maxing that baby out in that time period.
bumnut  +   698d ago
Im running an i7 950 so I will be upgrading, Im going to stick with my SLI 570's until 7XX cards release.
peowpeow  +   698d ago
I still have my i7 920!
Th3 Chr0nic  +   698d ago
2600k still doing the job for me
wishingW3L  +   698d ago
these bastards are going to launch haswell with a bug on the motherboard so I wouldn't buy from the first batch. Another thing is that this upgrade is only beneficial to those that will buy laptops and run them with the integrated card because of the increased 3D capabilities for games and battery life. For PC gamers this upgrade is pointless.
#6 (Edited 698d ago ) | Agree(2) | Disagree(0) | Report | Reply
FlyingFoxy  +   698d ago
Still have a first gen i7 920 and see little reason to upgrade, game benchmarks prove old i7's are still going strong compared to the newer chips. Will wait to see benchmarks but i'm not expecting much, maybe i'll wait and see what Broadwell is like.
wishingW3L  +   698d ago
yeah, when it comes to the CPU part the increase in performance is very little, the real boost comes from the 4600 HD chip but if you're a PC gamer then you'll probably be using a discrete card so there is no reason to upgrade. It's pointless.

The we have this: http://news.cnet.com/8301-1...

And this: http://www.tomshardware.com...
hellvaguy  +   697d ago
Not pointless being that all asus mobo's combine the power of integrated graphics with discrete cards. The guys at Microcenter didn't even know that. I'm liked dudes it says it right here on the box.

http://www.asus.com/Motherb...
ATi_Elite  +   698d ago
Sticking with my OC 2500k and 2600K as Haswell is not a huge jump in performance but still 4 years better than anything AMD can produce.

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
10°

GDC 2015: Vainglory Brings the MOBA Experience to Android Today

9m ago - Hardcore Gamer: Today, Super Evil Megacorp is pleased to announce that Vainglory is coming to And... | Android
30°

Amazon Video Game Deals of the Week: 3/6 Update

14m ago - Amazon updated its video games store heading into Friday with a host of new deals. | PC
20°

MLB 15 The Show Goes to Spring Training

17m ago - PSBlog: As the winter snow melts and we turn towards spring, baseball fans across the world are m... | PS3
10°

Pocket Gamer: Pixel Heroes: Byte and Magic Review

17m ago - Pocket Gamer: Pixel Heroes: Byte and Magic is a hardcore RPG that lets you get straight to the ni... | iPad
Ad

Valve Partners With HTC To Create The Vive Virtual Reality Headset

Now - Valve has formed a relationship with Taiwanese smartphone and tablet maker HTC to help create a virtual reality headset called The Vive, which is p... | Promoted post
10°

Pocket Gamer: Run Bird Run Review

17m ago - Pocket Gamer: Run Bird Run is a sort-of sequel to KetchApp's Don't Touch the Spikes. Here you're... | iPhone