Intel Core i7 4770K
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.
Intel's latest architecture adds new features. Improved performance.
Better performance and graphics for the same price as Ivy Bridge.
Better Quick Sync
Fastest quad-core consumer chip in the world.
IGP up to 50 per cent faster.
Class-leading power consumption.
Better temperatures than Ivy Bridge series.
Very low power consumption under both idle and load.
More memory overclocking options.
Draws slightly more power than previous designs.
Less headroom for overclocking.
New motherboard required for LGA1150.
Early chips show limited overclocking potential.
Only incremental CPU performance improvements over Ivy Bridge
Still only 16 PCI-E lanes.
By TechSpot on June 01, 2013
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.80
By hardwarebbq.com on September 10, 2013
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By uk.hardware.info on September 03, 2013
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By Legit Reviews on August 06, 2013
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By InsideHW on July 23, 2013
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By Techgage on July 19, 2013
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By uk.hardware.info on July 04, 2013
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By PC Authority on July 02, 2013
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By FutureLooks on June 24, 2013
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By Missing Remote on June 24, 2013
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