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post #101 of 186
Was hoping it will significantly improve performance significantly, but it's still better than just significantly improve performance barely, and MUCH better than barely improve performance barely. If they're not putting in octo-core CPUs they could have significantly improves other things, significantly.
post #102 of 186
I'd like a company to just troll us for once.

Intel releases troll specs:
Only barely improve performance significantly

Closer to release:
"JKS LOL HERE ARE THE REAL SPECS"
Big improvement over X79.
    
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Doubt we are gonna see major improvements for the desktop workload any time soon, IB/SB are what, pretty recent still? Granted they started everything back in 09, 11/12 release dates. Don't expect much but small improvements, if that. The need for single core performance is going down, we can't continue this more hz/single thread optimization. It's going to stop sooner than later, so we might as well go into markets where we can easily find better optimization.

As for 8C chips, don't see why if the software is barely there. What game, other than Crysis 3, requires the highest rated chips out for optimal play? Sure, some pro grade software might make use of it. Thing is, if you are going into that area you probably aren't building for gaming and are going to make an entirely different rig.
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post #104 of 186
AMD and Intel are putting their R&D into other things than massive performance increases per release cycle. They are both heavily concentrating on mobile.

AMD are investing massive amounts of time and money in their APU's and HSA.
Intel are spending loads of time on their Atom like to put them in phones and tabelts.
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On a side note, the new chips should allow for higher speed memory right? DDR3-2400 & up?
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I wasn't expecting a huge boost (in terms of core performance) but I was certainly hoping for that damned 8 core...
 
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Originally Posted by Oupavoc View Post

I dont see the point of upgrading to a discontinued socket.
cause Intel doesn't play that game of using the same socket for 5 years. The 3770k is the best CPU available now for the price, especially considering what the price and performance of the 4770k will be....

So you don't understand buying the best cpu Available while the socket argument is moot for Intel?
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post #108 of 186
no 8 core?
no party!

my 3770k stays in my case....
post #109 of 186
Just an FYI, you guys aren't going to see an 8 core with Haswell-E either. It's really a business decision more than an engineering one, but there's no real reason for a 8 core consumer cpu, the market is less than 1%.

Frankly I'm annoyed by the conclusion that Ivybridge-E sucks. It has 10% better IPC with 10% better power efficiency. AND the ability to now fit 15 cores in the high-end package. This is a SERVER architecture, and it's a big deal being able to fit more cores with more efficiency running cooler in the same rackspace as before.
Edited by dr/owned - 3/31/13 at 3:14am
post #110 of 186
The world is changing to less performance more power consumption.
Tho hopefully with the power consumption we can push our chips to the limits (with less vcor obviously)
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