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Hey everyone at OCN,

I would like to discuss Haswell for a bit. I have seen the comparison to Bulldozer a couple of times, but Bulldozer was a whole different story.
Thing is: it's like 5% faster, and the only real improvement is the advanced throtteling. But the CPUs wich really need low power (Celerons and Pentiums) aren't out yet! Do you guys think Intel will launch those later this year, to compete with Steamroller?
Anyway, give your opinions. Thank you.
 
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Bulldozer sucks and so will Steamroller, like the one I left in my toilet this morning. What source did you make up 5% from.?haha
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Opinion of Haswell are all around OCN. Please check for these existing thread:

Here are a few:

Haswell Owners: http://www.overclock.net/t/1398975/official-haswell-owners-thread
Haswell disappointment - http://www.overclock.net/t/1398372/disappointed-with-haswell-when-is-ivy-bridge-e-coming-out
Pre Haswell thread - http://www.overclock.net/t/1386033/poll-who-plans-to-get-haswell-this-year-and-upgrading-from-what
and many more....

Continue discussions in any of those threads, keep it clean and constructive.

I locked this because there are existing threads in which you can continue this discussion of Haswell
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