Enthusiast-class "Ivy Bridge-E" CPUs get priced ahead of launch

By Shawn Knight
Jul 31, 2013
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  1. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,228   +957

    Yeah, DDR4 isnt the feature I Was thinking about for Haswell-E. It was the 8 core :D.
  2. Geforcepat

    Geforcepat TS Rookie Posts: 96   +7

  3. PC nerd

    PC nerd TS Booster Posts: 333   +41

  4. Darth Shiv

    Darth Shiv TS Evangelist Posts: 1,350   +213

    Hoping Haswell-E also has SATA Express... (apparently it is supposed to but we'll wait and see!)
  5. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,228   +957

    If you have the money for Extreme series CPUs, you must have the cash to spare for a PCIe SSD xD.
  6. Boilerhog146

    Boilerhog146 TS Member Posts: 68

    Couldn't wait any longer,had all the rest of the build so I bought the 3930k ,oh well , hope there's not much difference,other than saving a bit of power..
  7. Darth Shiv

    Darth Shiv TS Evangelist Posts: 1,350   +213

    Some yes. I'm after RAID + TRIM support. The OCZ series doesn't do TRIM in Windows due to using SCSI miniport I believe. RAIDR supposedly does but yet to confirm - until they prove it, I'm assuming it is bs.

    It's a bit of a mess. If you want raw speed you go PCIe. If you want best SSD command support you want to go Intel SATA.
  8. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,228   +957

    Wow, that is dumb. I hope Samsung or Intel comes out with a PCIe SSD for consumers.

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