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I wonder if the Haswell cpu's will prove to be worth the money
Thats weird pricing to me. I could see 329.99 but 327 is just weird.
it is weird pricing but i guess they gonna price it the way they want too
Hmm. I'm wonder how much better these processors are going to be over Ivy Bridge.
This is a tock processor which generally means increases in efficiency, 327 is not a bad price for a solid second gen K processor either, not at all
4770K does not look bad price wise.
"Tick" generally means a process shrinking, so its a minimal gain in performance. Usually developments are made in power draw and temperatures, small things like that.
Haswell will be a "Tock". Tock being the louder of the sounds, usually means a bigger performance jump, with improvements in efficiency, power draw, onboard graphics, large things.
The jump to Sandy bridge was pretty big. then the baby step from sandy to Ivy was as expected, but a little more toned down than most thought. However we did see quite a few more features some out of it.
Most people are thinking that we will see a large jump in performance, however not nearly as much as it was going into Sandy Bridge. Overall I believe you can expect a 10%-15% performance boost.
Personally, I am waiting for ivy-bridge E, because that will be a little more exciting for me :P
10-15% still isn't bad. The question is though is the cost for the Ivy-Bridge E processors worth the performance gains?
I am pretty excited to see what these haswell chips can do in the mobile market... Hopefully they can increase battery life a lot, 5 hours on the surface pro is a little old in my opinion.
Sounds awesome to me. This sounds like a wonderful all purpose CPU. Either for laptops or All in Ones