Tuesday, January 1st 2013

Intel Core "Haswell" Delayed till Computex 2013, No Show at CES

It looks like Intel's Core "Haswell" processor family will miss its anticipated March-May launch window, with the company choosing Computex 2013 as its next launch-pad. According to a leaked document intended for distributors and large retailers, desktop Core "Haswell" processors will launch only after May 27, before June 7, and retailers are told to hold off advertising the launch till June 2nd.

Among the products featuring in the new May 27 - June 7 launch window are the Core i7-4770K flagship product, i7-4770, i7-4770S, i7-4770T, i7-4765T, i5-4670K, i5-4670, i5-4670S, i5-4670T, i5-4570, i5-4570S, i5-4570T, i5-4430, and i5-4430S, all of which are quad-core parts. In addition, socket LGA1150 motherboards based on Intel Z87 (flagship, OC-ready), H87, Q87, Q85, and B85 chipsets, will be launched. In all likelihood, one piece of decoration the CES venue could miss, is the wall of LGA1150 motherboards, which is usually put up by Intel.

There could still be the odd unexpected LGA1150 motherboard backroom-disclosure by manufacturers, but those could be at early stages of development. Given that Intel plans to launch its platform towards the beginning of Computex, CeBIT (March 2013) is a more probable venue for Intel's wall of motherboards.

Moving on to the mobile processors front, the launch window is unchanged from that of the desktop parts, but fewer models will be launched, which are mostly high-end. Among the parts launched will be Core i7-4930MX, i7-4900MQ, i7-4800MQ, i7-4702HQ, i7-4702MQ, i7-4700HQ, and i7-4700MQ; accompanied by Intel QM87, HM87, and HM86 chipsets.Source: VR-Zone
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55 Comments on Intel Core "Haswell" Delayed till Computex 2013, No Show at CES

#1
qubit
Overclocked quantum bit
by: FreedomEclipse
an amazing series in its time and still great for many tasks.
Yes indeed. My old E8500 based PC is now set up as a simple server and works very well with great performance. I basically upgraded it to play my games with faster frame rates and because I wanted a faster PC with more memory, otherwise I wouldn't have needed to.
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#2
Raw
Man, is it just me or what?

by: aussiebear
:wtf: ...You really don't have a pulse on reality. I'm very glad you don't provide investment advice to anyone. :slap:
You have a way with people, eh? Nice comment from a new person on here...way to make friends.

Funny, I saw the humor immediately. And I'm not that bright!

Man, is it just me or what? My nerves are getting shot from reading all this venom lately.
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#3
brandonwh64
Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!
Not really worried about it, Most games still run great on a 2500K... hell a i7-920 is still one hell of a chip for gaming so really no worries about its release.
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#4
Raw
Makes me wonder...

by: brandonwh64
Not really worried about it, Most games still run great on a 2500K... hell a i7-920 is still one hell of a chip for gaming so really no worries about its release.
Makes me wonder...you mentioned MOST games, what games wouldn't run great with a 2500K and the right GPU and ram?
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#5
brandonwh64
Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!
by: Raw
Makes me wonder...you mentioned MOST games, what games wouldn't run great with a 2500K and the right GPU and ram?
Well it was more of a estimation since I have not played EVERY game that is out right now so really I don't know if there is any game a 2500K/I7-920 couldn't play.
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#6
Raw
by: brandonwh64
Well it was more of a estimation since I have not played EVERY game that is out right now so really I don't know if there is any game a 2500K/I7-920 couldn't play.
Well, that's good to hear. I don't think there's anything out (game) there right now that would bring my 2500Ks to their knees.

But of course I use a good gpu and ram along with the cpu.
I don't know much about the I7-920 but I have read a lot of good things about them.

:toast:
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#7
RCoon
Gaming Moderator
by: Raw
You have a way with people, eh? Nice comment from a new person on here...way to make friends.

Funny, I saw the humor immediately. And I'm not that bright!

Man, is it just me or what? My nerves are getting shot from reading all this venom lately.
well he could have presented those facts in a less beligerent manner, but I guess some people are just like that. He didn't have the time to even fill in system specs :/
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#8
radrok
by: brandonwh64
Well it was more of a estimation since I have not played EVERY game that is out right now so really I don't know if there is any game a 2500K/I7-920 couldn't play.
Bloomfield quads still are beasts for gaming, no need to upgrade unless someone needs more cores.
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#9
Widjaja
by: btarunr
Swelling inventories, people being happy with Core 2 Duo.
It's t the stage where Processors since Core 2 have been acceptable for the majority generic 'working' industry for a very long time.

There just isn't any need for anything more powerful.
Bare in mind there is still a ton of businesses who refuse to upgrade to XP since they are using still functional decades old software specifically built for the business.

Ony time they 'may' consdier is when some employee decides to plug in their iPod into one of the PCs which gets the rest of them infected with some virus which OSX does not get infected by.
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#10
johnspack
Not for me, I'm dying for an sb-e system, just can't afford it. Hurry up and release intel! I need used sb-e stuff to come online for cheap.... And yes, that probably means Haswell, and even ib-e needs to get released first. Getting tired of my 1st gen i7! 24Gbs ram just isn't enough anymore....
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#11
Widjaja
by: johnspack
Not for me, I'm dying for an sb-e system, just can't afford it. Hurry up and release intel! I need used sb-e stuff to come online for cheap.... And yes, that probably means Haswell, and even ib-e needs to get released first. Getting tired of my 1st gen i7! 24Gbs ram just isn't enough anymore....
I don't really see Haswell selling on release quickly due to the current performance on the 2nd gen and third gen Intel i series besides to enthusiasts and certain businesses which require cutting edge processing power.

I'm still loving my 2500K.
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#12
johnspack
Yes, horribly, I see a long wait for my sb-e system in my future.....
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#14
radrok
OH MAN :toast:
the company would also give an update to its current sandy bridge-e lineup as the recently launched core i7-3970x (higher clocked 3960x) isn’t enough for consumers. We are looking at faster variants of the core i7-3930k, core i7-3820 and a new extreme edition processor built to replace the core i7-3970x. However this time, intel plans to change the game with the launch of its first 8 core consumer cpu – core i7-3980x.
Time to squeeze this 3930K for the months that I'll be waiting for that 8 core CPU.
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#15
freaksavior
To infinity ... and beyond!
by: brandonwh64
Not really worried about it, Most games still run great on a 2500K... hell a i7-920 is still one hell of a chip for gaming so really no worries about its release.
Yup! I play on a 930 and I may upgrade to a 960/970/980 at some point and keep going on the 1366 series for a while longer. She's got plenty of life left in her.
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#16
mlee49
I've been on 1366 for about 3 years now. Went through two X58 boards and 3 i7 chips and am just starting to feel the need to upgrade.

Looking over the new features in socket 2011, I'm starting to put together a budget on a kick ass new build. I think I'll make the jump in 2013 and probably sustain the 2011 socket for a few years before making another jump.
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#17
Easy Rhino
Linux Advocate
if companies like intel want to boost sales a good way to do it would be to develop videogames that tax the current hardware.
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#18
FreedomEclipse
~Technological Technocrat~
by: Easy Rhino
if companies like intel want to boost sales a good way to do it would be to develop videogames that tax the current hardware.
totally irrelevant as the 'latest' generation of consoles are at least 8 years old and the next generation doesnt fair any better as they are still using low-mid range tech.

There will be a few developers that will specifically target the PC platform for one or two of their releases, but as for the rest - they dont care.

the console community will always brag about how they never need to upgrade to new hardware to play the latest releases but they dont understand that to achieve that they have bought the developers down to 'their level' and even though they dont need to upgrade, the development of games and the ways they are developed and marketed at the audience has suffered exponentially and we are all stuck in a loop where even a mid range PC from 3 years back can run most of todays games quite efficiently apart from those few that were developed specifically for the PC from the ground up like BF3.

You want game driven hardware sales like the good old days of 95'-08'? then kickstart your own console platform and use the latest tech. Sony or Microsoft will never conform to such high standards as they have to keep things to a budget and most importantly affordable to the masses
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#19
Vlada011
Again I'm hit about 100% one or two little delays.
Intel have so many models on the market they can wait until summer 2014 easy.
2500k, 2550k, 2600k, 2700k, 3570k, 3770k, 3820, 3930k, 3960X, 3970X are more than enough for everything now and for two years. Everything this is for 80% of user absolutely OK and these are top models if you look performance, only in peoples mind they need MORE, MORE and every upgrade is only 5-10-15%. Now what 4 models Haswell and soon 2-3 models IB-E. I don't count on other weaker models and people still use i7-920, i7-930, i7-940, i7-950, i7-960, i7-970, i7-980X powerfull like strongest AMD.
Intel can sleep tweo years easy and delay is nothing bad only chance for better CPU.
If you need CPU more than 3 months before next generation no reason to wait. Only if your is weak for what you need. Weak Intel that is now... for what weak...???
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#20
TheHunter
by: ensabrenoir
:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D

http://www.legitreviews.com/news/14815/


8core Glad i invested in x79
Thanks


I knew it, that 6core limit rumor was one big bull..

Guess i'll skip Haswell (although that new architecture info looks juicy) and go for IB-E 8core :D:D
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#21
cadaveca
My name is Dave
Thank god it is not coming so soon. Z77 and IVB hasn't even been out for a year yet, and people want new stuff again?

:twitch:
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#22
radrok
If the 3960x was already true 8 core (like it should have been) people wouldn't be bitching like this :p
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#24
Vlada011
WOW EVGA X79 Dark + 3980X 8 cores.... I want I want I want I want......
Enough smart people to buy Rampage 4 Extreme and 3930K before 15 months will pass excellent.
Now they will sell 3930k and cross on 8cores. Same money like people every year invest in SB +Z68 than IB + Z77 if they buy high end motherboards. Not same but not much bigger.
Memory is guilty because i choose Z77. Bad options and models in Serbia and expensive Quad Channel.
With some Quad 1866 4x4 Dominator Platinum in our retailer shops I would choose X79.
Never mind I wait to EVGA stand up from motherboard knock down and than IO will buy Haswell E 8 core and their mobo.
Because in this situation I must bought ASUS and they never apologize me for 5 months fight because their cards and at the end their return me money for in service confirmed fault cards.
This will be real fight 8cores vs 8 cores 3980X vs FX8350.
Single and multi tread.
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#25
Aquinus
Resident Wat-man
I would be perfectly content with cheaper 6-core CPUs on skt2011. If 8-core i7s drive 6c prices down, I'm all for it. :D I would buy a 6-core IVB for 400 to 450 USD. I don't think I could justify paying any more than that though, even more so since I already have a 3820. Would be a nice upgrade though.
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