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Maybe this is a stupid question, but right now I got an i3-540 (i know....). Should I get haswell or ivy? Both are an improvement so what you think?
    
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Overall unimpressive. Where's the 100% gain in the integrated graphics?
There is for GT3e.
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Maybe this is a stupid question, but right now I got an i3-540 (i know....). Should I get haswell or ivy? Both are an improvement so what you think?
Ivy likely makes more sense from value standpoint. If you have extra money to burn I would go for Haswell.
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Maybe this is a stupid question, but right now I got an i3-540 (i know....). Should I get haswell or ivy? Both are an improvement so what you think?

Depends on budget and other factors, I'd say the haswell eatx boards probably wont be cheap compared to some ivy boards you can get, but at the same time why not get the latest tech right?
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but at the same time why not get the latest tech right?

True, but still what you think? Im probaly going with a gigabyte atx board if im buying a haswell.
    
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Eh....no.

I own an ISP, and have no connections with Intel, outside of the fact I have family on the engineering team.

I just tend to follow things a little more closely than others, and have realistic expectations of what a product release is going to accomplish. Especially when the company putting out the product, in this case Intel, says "We are focusing on mobile".

It is amazing that the OC community feels that every release of a new CPU or GPU should be bespoke to our needs, and cry in outrage when it doesn't fit our small and narrow definition of what leaps in performance are. It is a bit embarrassing to be honest...

So if your family works for Intel, Then your a Intel fan boy (Troll)))
     
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OT, but anyway look at all the people viewing this thread right now!!!!
 
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Is it just me or Haswell release can actually (vaguely) hint at the possibility of Intel going to the APU market and eventually GPU market as a third competitor? Intel has the funds to support that and more competition can be good. (though they have a long way to go to achieve that)

btw, too bad Intel haven't decided to keep it on 1155 because there could have been more chance of a bigger audience for Haswell. (seeing as Haswell itself isn't too much of an improvement Performance wise ALONE, they could have as well shove the new chipset on 1155. just saying)
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True, but still what you think? Im probaly going with a gigabyte atx board if im buying a haswell.

In your situation, you will be really upgrading and so I say get Hasswell it is the latest and greatest.thumb.gif
     
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Is it just me or Haswell release can actually (vaguely) hint at the possibility of Intel going to the APU market and eventually GPU market as a third competitor? Intel has the funds to support that and more competition can be good. (though they have a long way to go to achieve that)

btw, too bad Intel haven't decided to keep it on 1155 because there could have been more chance of a bigger audience for Haswell. (seeing as Haswell itself isn't too much of an improvement Performance wise ALONE, they could have as well shove the new chipset on 1155. just saying)

I agree!!!
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True, but still what you think? Im probaly going with a gigabyte atx board if im buying a haswell.

All the mobo manufactures so far have came out with awesome boards imo. I think a lot of us had high expectations for haswell, but as postaltwinkie has stated this cpu was really aimed towards the mobile market with low power consumption etc. With that said, doesn't mean its a bad choice for a build, just no reason to build a system if you have ivy or sandy right now.

If it were me, I'd buy haswell if budget isnt an issue.

I'm due for an upgrade anyways so haswell is a win for me.
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