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Intel Core i7-3770K Ivy Bridge GPU Performance

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This week saw the release of Intel's new 22 nanometer Ivy Bridge processors. The new CPUs also feature a beefed up graphics core that is faster and includes support for DirectX 11. In our review we test 18 games to investigate whether HD Graphics 4000 can provide a decent gaming experience.

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It's great how CPUs can now be reviewed like graphics cards. :cool:
 
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Thank you for the good assortment of game benchmarks. First site I've seen to include so many. Heck, first one I've seen that includes BF3.
 

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hmm the integrated gpu is faster than the gt 520:Dnice
 
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Any chance for some non game related GPU tests?
 
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I personally think the i5 2400 is the price/perf champ for that market segment, and worth the extra $15 or so dollars for hte extra 300mhz. But totally agree that a core i5 and a 6870 is a great budget concious rig that can handle most games @ 1080P.
 

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Any chance for some non game related GPU tests?
everything non-gaming related and media playback works great. anything specific you have in mind?
 
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The benchmarks are totally fake:



6670 better than 7970??? O.O
I would not like to say the fps i get with my card, seriously.
 
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It is not my fault though.
Both benches say Dragon Age II 1280x800 2xAA.
Why don't you state them on the bench?
writting more makes it harder to understand
 

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It is not my fault though.
Both benches say Dragon Age II 1280x800 2xAA.
Why don't you state them on the bench?
writting more makes it harder to understand


This looks appropriate
 

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great compare to last generation

still sux for igpu


ty wizz! great review :respect: :respect: :respect:
 
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massive review! thanks Wiz!
 
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Looks like the old school AMD APU is spanking Ivy Bridge. Trinity should be exciting.
 
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Meh, no ones buying IB 3770K for igp, when do we get CPU review?
And the people who'll buy IVB for the iGPU (i.e. not enthusiasts) will still be stuck with the crappy HD 2500 :laugh:
 
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Obviously, using AA is kicking the IGP's butt. 1280x800 test should just be without AA. But I guess you do it for consistency when comparing all IGP/GPUs.
 
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i wanna know about virtu mvp test
 
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Nice review. Good to see integrated graphics getting better and better.
 
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Why is the IB CPU overclocked and not the Llano? Wouldn't it have been better just to leave the IB CPU at stock clocks?

Just seems odd to me.

Otherwise very well done. Thanks.
 
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I'm not impressed. I expected much higher performance since the GPU takes 1/3 of the total die area.
 
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Why is the IB CPU overclocked and not the Llano? Wouldn't it have been better just to leave the IB CPU at stock clocks?

Just seems odd to me.

Otherwise very well done. Thanks.
I'm also wondering why the ivy is clocked at 4,7GHz, while everything else is ran at stock(as far as I know).
Or it might simply be a misstype ofc.
 

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Why is the IB CPU overclocked and not the Llano? Wouldn't it have been better just to leave the IB CPU at stock clocks?
fixed. copy and pasted the specs table and forgot to change that
 
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Ivy bridge GPU performance - because CPU performance will end in a lot of facepalms.