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

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  1. Aquinus

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    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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  2. Prima.Vera

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    Depends on what are you using your PC for... ;)
     
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    i allready got 8 cores socket 1366 :)
     
  4. cdawall where the hell are my stars

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    Depends what you are using them for. If gaming would catch up with technology we would be utilizing these new cpu's on both the AMD and Intel side. With heavy multithreading involved the i7 3820 can barely keep even with the 8350. Yet in certain games the 8350 is barely a match for the i3's. I personally would love to see Haswell mop the floor with both Intel and AMD alike it needs to for Intel's stronghold in the heavily multithreaded server industry to stay put as of right now it is diminishing quickly. At the same time I would love more games like Metro 2033 to come out that actually use all the freaking cores available.
     
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    The engine that runs Metro 2033 is actually really god damn impressive. People seem to think the game is "poorly optimized" because it is taxing as all hell, but the opposite is true, Metro 2033 may very well be one of the most well optimized games (when it comes to utilizing CPU's at least) on the market. Threading is--and always has been--a contentious topic. I think AMD is trying to push for more heavily threaded applications the only way they know how, beating Intel in those situations in a cost-effective manner.
     
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    It is a beautiful game. Maxed out my GTX 470's running 3840x1050 with NV surround as well as the Phenom II@4.2ghz. I have not seen very many game load the system down like that I was thoroughly impressed.
     

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