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Intel is planning to introduce their fourth generation Haswell Refresh platform next month in April. While the new platform is expected to be a slight tweak of the existing Haswell processor family, details from VR-Zone confirm that the K-Series Haswell Refresh processors would feature updated overclocking features and the improved TIM design.




I really hope this is true... thumb.gif i mean, this is the max intel can give us from this refresh.

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Sweet!
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oh baby, cant wait.
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Dang it. I just bought a haswell....... mad.gif
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Intel actually listened to their customers? Are we sure this isn't an April fool's article released early?

Anyway, looking forward to seeing what these can do. Personally I'm perfectly fine with my 4770K, clocks high and with phase change the temps are hardly an issue. But still, will be nice seeing some results over the coming months.
 
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Wait... Soldered processors? Can it be? It'll be hilarious if it can do 5Ghz easily. We'll all want to strangle intel
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About damn time...
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Wait... Soldered processors? Can it be? It'll be hilarious if it can do 5Ghz easily. We'll all want to strangle intel
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Depends what they mean with improved TIM....you know, improved is such a relative word smile.gif.
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Wait... Soldered processors? Can it be? It'll be hilarious if it can do 5Ghz easily. We'll all want to strangle intel

They cant use solder with mainstream Haswell. Chip too small for solder
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They cant use solder with mainstream Haswell. Chip too small for solder

Has Intel ever came out and said that? Confirmation?
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