Intel 'Haswell' Refresh reportedly coming in Q2

By Scorpus ยท 4 replies
Jan 15, 2014
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  1. Intel is reportedly readying the upcoming 'Haswell Refresh' line of processors for launch in the second quarter of 2014, ahead of a previously anticipated launch at Computex in June. Up to 20 SKUs could be launched as replacements and advancements...

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  2. veLa

    veLa TS Evangelist Posts: 781   +235

    Intel is keeping the same socket for more than one release, absolutely unheard of.
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  3. GhostRyder

    GhostRyder This guy again... Posts: 2,198   +593

    ...??? Sandy Bridge to Ivy Bridge was still LGA 1155, you just needed the new chipset which is still the case here.

    On the Article, the Last line was the part I wanted to hear (The X99 Chipset and Haswell-E)
  4. hahahanoobs

    hahahanoobs TS Evangelist Posts: 2,040   +678

    Broadwell will most likely be my next upgrade from Sandy. Ivy and Haswell didn't impress me enough to get me to part with my money. It did give me a chance to upgrade my peripherals though so it's all good. I ain't mad.
  5. bmaytum

    bmaytum TS Enthusiast Posts: 47

    I've seen anecdotal complaints (e.g. at SETI At Home forums & elsewhere) that current Haswell CPUs have much higher temperatures that pre-Haswell CPUs under extreme CPU loading, due to the on-chip VRM in current Haswell CPUs. AAny info on whether this Haswell Refresh will fix that problem?

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