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Intel's Haswell, Z87 and the i7 4770K are a good natural progression. We find ourselves sitting in that boat where if you're already on a strong Series 7 setup, you probably won't be in a rush to make the jump like we've seen from previous generation upgrades. Saying that, though, if you're going to build a new system now, we'd recommend that you jump straight on the Haswell bandwagon. It seems a little pointless to buy an older generation system when the new one has launched at a strong price point.
Read more at http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/5522/intel-core-i7-4770k-haswell-4th-gen-cpu-and-z87-express-chipset-review/index11.html#hzwhPBcwW2wH6YuQ.99
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Can they post this?

If NDA was lifted, i would expect fifty articles, not one
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word on the street is that the chip will be for sale tomorrow morning at Microcenter. So it's about due for some more official reviews.
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This is such a poor review, I don't know why I even bother reading Tweaktown's rubbish.
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Yeah NDA lifts at June 2nd 12:01 am. So I think Haswell will be out tomorrow. biggrin.gif
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I thought the official release date was the 3'rd?
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They went with NZ time?? Seems sketchy. Review makes it seem like the chip isn't as bad as previously reported.
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I thought the official release date was the 3'rd?
It is since NDA lifts at June 2nd at like 12:00 AM
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Is that the last minute of the 2'nd, or the first one? :S
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They went with NZ time?? Seems sketchy. Review makes it seem like the chip isn't as bad as previously reported.

but look at temp.. its the hottest intel chip even at stock ph34r-smiley.gif
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