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Intel "Haswell" Quad-Core CPU Benchmarked, Compared Clock-for-Clock with "Ivy Bridge"

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  1. Frick

    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    Naah, the increases are just not here in this instant. And your avarage computer user has no need for more speed. Go back ten years and it was new and hot and cool, now all the action happens on tablets and phones. The jiggahurtz race ended with the Core 2 line.
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    You have to ask yourself, why are Intel (or any tech company) bring out new products?

    Simple answer, to make money.

    I agree most users don't need even the power of today's CPU so why would anyone buy something ever so slightly more powerful than what they have now? They won't, but they probably would buy it if the performance doubled. Yes they still wouldn't need this extra power but they will still like that it is 2x the performance of their current product and put their hand in their pocket to buy it.

    Maybe some of them will find a use for the extra power, maybe they won't but Intel will be happy and so will I.
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    Well you still can buy at newegg a dual G34 with two 16 core opteron processors (or 8 real cores as you wish) and you'll have enough cores FTW. I was planning that but my budged was too tight, I just didn't make it. I got an FX 8320 instead. I still hope AMD to bring more cores to the AM3+ platform...

    I still feel computers today are slow. I mean, not long ago I borrowed a movie and I converted it to DivX, it took some minutes without counting the DVD ripping. I think it could be faster, faster! faster! faster! no waiting! I would pay for a -2x performance- computer If price was OK. But talking about performance, we are ages behind what I could expect for.
  4. cdawall where the hell are my stars

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    Plenty of places support what he said just because most sites don't review the same doesn't make his wrong. Teksyndicate isn't exactly known for being biased...

    Rigged because Intel lost to a $179 cpu in applications Vishera performs well in?
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    Vishera does outperform in applications that support 8 threads (or more), but those are so few and far between, it's not exactly a deciding metric for most people. Unless you play exclusively Metro 2033 and encode videos daily (very few people) it's not necessarily a higher performing CPU.
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    There are a lot of people who transcode videos of what they are playing to youtube. A lot of people do that is video encoding and youtube is full of gameplay videos as far as the eye can see. That is an application Vishera does substantially better in and one that does not make it into many reviews which is sad considering how many people do it.
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    Why would it not?
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    How else would Intel separate the Core i5 and the Core i7 and try to justify the massive price premium for much a small performance increases!
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    I asked why would they not use hyperthreading not why do they use.
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    Woops, meant to quote James888.
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    I'm not sure I agree they would. Would they do it if it happened on a tablet? In a heartbeat. To be honest I don't think people care about PC's enough anymore. This is of course taken from my arse and is pure speculation. :p

    And with cloud computing and all that most personal computing devices will probably be more and more like the terminals of old. It's both good and bad imo.
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    It's good when you have a service like YouTube where you can upload a video from a mobile device where their cloud re-encodes it for you.
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    I use xilisoft to transcode videos I get online. Uses CUDA, so it transcode quite quickly.
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    Exactly!

    It's a direct comparison of base line architecture, meaning unless they prove to clock to 6ghz a high end ivy bridge owner has little to no reason to upgrade considering raw cpu power alone. From the looks of it here anyways.
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    Then how can you explain that my i7 930 at 4Ghz with 130+W TDP at 1.3v needs a corsair H100, 4 fans, and aftermarket thermal past to stay under 80c, while my flatmate's i5 3570K at 4.5Ghz with 70+W TDP and near 1.3v doest go over 55c with a plain H60 and two fans.... I'm just curious cause I can't figure out another reason than TDP...
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    I bet your 920 is consuming at least twice as much power as the 3570k at the same voltage as well, so I suspect that the amount of current your CPU is eating is that much more than a 3570k which is why your 920 is getting hotter. Heat increases exponentially as current draw increases, not voltage. Increasing the voltage only enables current to increase since the impedance in any part of the CPU at any given time won't change (much). A good example is my i7 3820. I have it running at 4.5Ghz @ ~1.4v and I don't see much higher than 65*C fully loaded with a Zalman CNPS9900. For me to get to 80*C I need to pump 1.5v or more through my CPU and at that point I'm too concerned about heat.

    Also, the amount of leakage a chip generates varies from CPU to CPU, so two CPU that are the same could produce different amounts of heat at the same voltages but that is a different topic.

    All in all, your 920 eats more power than an IVB chip. I honestly wouldn't be surprised if it consumed more power than mine at a high voltage as well.
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    You're right

    I bought the i7-960 back in 2010 and I still have no problems with it, everything running fast and smooth. I've been thinking about an upgrade later in the year, but I guess I'll hold off for another year. Maybe just a graphic card and memory, I'll see. It was a great purchase as far as I'm concerned... :) :rockout:

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