Intel Core i7 4770K

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The Intel Core i7 4770K features 4 cores with 8 concurrent threads when using Hyper-Threading. The 4770K operates at 3.50GHz with a Turbo Boost frequency of 3.90GHz, while the non-K version features the same Turbo Boost frequency with a base clock of 3.4GHz. They are designed to work with DDR3-1333/1600 memory and feature an 8MB L3 cache.

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By TechSpot on

Competition is a good thing and without it, we all lose out. Unfortunately, Intel isn't facing much in the way of competition in the desktop CPU market right now, and they haven't for some time. AMD's year and a half old Piledriver-based FX processors...

By TechSpot on 80

Overall Haswell has further strengthened Intel’s position providing greater performance, efficiency and features. It might only be a mild step up from what we had with Ivy Bridge, but at $339 the Core i7-4770K is roughly the same price as the i7-3770K.

By Ocaholic on

In the past few years, Intel and AMD have spent a lot of resources in improving the performance of their integrated graphics units. Intel has been working hard to make sure their HD graphics becomes competitive with AMDs Radeon units. Today we're going...

By Ocaholic on

Maybe some of you are curious to see how close an AMD A10-6800K APU can come to an Intel Core i7-4770K. Obviously this article should not be seen as some kind of buying advice it's more about illustrating that the CPU isn't the most important piece of...

By Ocaholic on

Especially gamer see themselves confronted with the question which is the best CPU for their system from a performance as well as a price perspective. This is meanwhile the sixth article in our CPU Gaming Performance series of articles, where we compare...

By hardwarebbq.com on

When Intel talked about Haswell during IDF 2012, the chipmaker pointed out that it will have 5%- 15% gains over Ivy Bridge when set on same clocks, but Intel was aiming to gain big gains in lesser power consumption, especially for notebooks and smaller...

By uk.hardware.info on

It has taken just about two years' time, but today the moment has come for Intel to update its high-end consumer platform. The Sandy Bridge-E models Core i7 3960X, 3930K and 3820 will be retired, to be replaced by Ivy Bridge-E, as represented by the...

By techPowerUp! on 89

I would like to thank Intel, Asrock, and EK for providing the review samples. vs. Intel, the world's leading semiconductor company, released a new series of CPUs called Haswell two months ago. The Haswell series succeeds Ivy Bridge, whose most popular...

By Legit Reviews on

So the question you have to ask yourself, “Was the upgrade worth it?” Well, from my personal standpoint, ABSOLUTELY! I use my computer for video encoding, photo editing, and gaming, and I was getting quite frustrated with my old system. The video card...

By InsideHW on

Recently we've tested Intel's first processor based on Haswell architecture and we've come to a conclusion that it didn't bring anything new. A total of 10% increase in performances compared to its predecessor in processor tests, while the only big...

By Techgage on

At this article's outset, we established all of what makes Intel's Haswell architecture so noteworthy. We always expect performance to be improved from one architecture to the next, and of course, we expect the same for power-efficiency. Here, though,...

By wccftech.com on

You may wonder why it took us so long to review the FX-8150? We received the processor last month and had to cover the Haswell Core i7-4770K first along with Computex 2013 which had put alot of load on me. But here we finally have the Bulldozer review...

By uk.hardware.info on

Late May we published a huge round-up of 45 desktop processors , followed by a review of Intel's fourth generation Core processors . Our readers immediately, and understandably, came with the request for a similar group test of laptop processors. It's...

By PC Authority on

It is that time again, when the eighteen month Moore's Law clock hits zero and the next generation of CPU hardware arrives, fulfilling the promise of a doubling of transistors with each cycle. Known until now by the codename Haswell, Intel's...

By FutureLooks on 88

Overall, the new processor provides some decent performance increases in just about every department but Haswell is hot! In fact, it’s making Ivy Bridge look cool, both literally and in many other regards, like making it OK to stay with it for now....

By Missing Remote on

As many in the home theater PC (HTPC) community are aware, madVR produces an unparallelled level of flexibly and performance. Producing results that rival some of the best dedicated video processors available in the market. It was not that long ago that...

By Phoronix on

For the Jacobi Successive Over-Relaxation test in SciMark2, the performance is noticeably superior on LLVM/Clang. For the Himeno scientific workload, LLVM/Clang is slower than GCC and unfortunately with the new LLVM/Clang 3.3 the performance had...

By Missing Remote on

In the recent release of 4 th generation (Haswell) Intel Core integrated processor graphics (IPG), Intel placed significant focus on changes made to Quick Sync transcoding technology included with the HD graphics portion of the chip. As the review...

By ThinkComputers on 90

When a new processor from Intel comes out many people are expecting a huge improvement over the previous generation, but we lately we really have not seen that. If you look at the update cycle of 1 year that cannot be expected. Ivy Bridge only...

By decryptedtech.com on

Intel's new Haswell based Core i7 4770k is a solid CPU, but as we can see from some of the tests not every piece of software will be able to take advantage of what it has to offer. There is also the possibility that motherboard makers will need to tweak...