Intel Core i7 4770K Haswell Processors in Dutch WebShops

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  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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  2. TheDeeGee

    TheDeeGee Ancient Guru

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    I expected it to be around €500,-

    Extra money now for a good motherboard =]
     
  3. southamptonfc

    southamptonfc Ancient Guru

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    TDP increase? What's the explanation for this? Does that TDP include the GPU, then I could understand it.
     
  4. Darren Hodgson

    Darren Hodgson Ancient Guru

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    I would say that is likely the case but, whatever, it's only 7 W anyway.
     

  5. Denial

    Denial Ancient Guru

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    As I explained in the other thread they moved the VRMs off the motherboard and onto the processor. So instead of having like 75w CPU and 25w on the motherboard you'll have 84w on the CPU and 5w on the motherboard (note these are estimations for example only). So total system power consumption goes down. The other advantage is that the CPU can now switch power states much, much faster. As a result the processor can race to sleep much quicker. The unfortunate part is that this change will increase temps on the CPU. It should be offset a bit by the improved TIM/IHS method they are claiming to be using but who knows. Overall for computing and certain applications it's a huge benefit, for gamers it's probably a negative as it effects thermals.
     
  6. -Tj-

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    Good I was expecting ~ 330€.
     

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