Intel Haswell-E Roadmap Confirms Launch in Q3 2014

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  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    We have talked a lot about Haswell-E in the past already, as it is the next big thing in processor land to happen in 2014. A new roadmap leaked on the Haswell-E is an 8 core CPU series. Conformed now...

    Intel Haswell-E Roadmap Confirms Launch in Q3 2014
     
  2. Corbus

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    At this rate gamers can't complain of the lack of CPU horsepower.
     
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    Think if someone decide to stick 780Ti x 4 and run benchmarks.
     
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    Hmm I'm more interested in broadwell, but DDR4 support on an 8 core haswell is nuts!
     
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    It's a nice step forward. At current I doubt I'll upgrade until Skylake, either way I wont be buying another quad core (Even with HT). Unless AMD up their game I'll probably end up on Broadwell-E if Intel stick to their current release format.
     
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    If this thing is Q3 2014 then Skylake will be almost Q1 2016 in terms of availability for me .. can't wait that long :p Get over here!!! :D
     
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    Time to start saving me thinks. I really dont want to buy another quad core again
     
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    This looks very interesting, glad to see Intel are making CPU's with more cores and the DDR4 memory config looks awesome. Though just because Intel is willing to start manufacturing 8 core CPU's does not make them any more relevant than when AMD manufactured 8 core CPU's.
    Every time I have read reviews of AMDs 8 core CPU's Intel fanboys have always stated that 8 cores are irrelevant because applications are not currently optimized fully for quad core let alone 8 core CPU's.
    Just hoping that those same fan boy's still think that 8 cores are irrelevant and that they are not suddenly the next big thing. (The intel fanboy's I am talking about where not from this website)
    Though this looks very promising the path Intel is taking.
     

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    ^^what?!
     
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    Im already benefiting from all Haswell stuff, its mostly by lower threaded apps, so nothing will change there.. 8threads is plenty too.


    I bet 8core won't OC much, max 4.5ghz. Well not with 16threads.
     
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    This will be my next CPU/RAM/MB upgrade methinks. Just been waiting for a big boost, this is probably it... will see! :hatty:
     
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    How about Sata express support?
     
  15. LesserHellspawn

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    Still way to few PCIe lanes. Quad-SLI will be forced to 4x8, because 4x16 isn't possible. Now add PCIe/SATA express and you'll rather need 80 lanes, twice as much as they offer. Lame. Though a dual Xeon setup would just have those 80 lanes.
     

  16. Koniakki

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    5960X will be the 8-core? Well there my chance of getting a 8-core as I stated in a previous post. :bang:

    Well, thankfully they will drive down the prices of the 4930k by then. And there's Broadwell too.

    I really wanted a 8c/16t cpu by end of 2014 but that X after the cpu means its a no go for me.. :p
     
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    Why 8 cores in particular?
     
  18. Koniakki

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    Why not? Cliche I know. :p

    I never owned(minus a brief six-core for testing but not owned) anything over a 4c/8t so I would had love to own a 8c/16t.

    But a 6c/12t will do fine. Or a 4c/8t Broadwell will probably do too. But its all speculations as of now(Haswell-E/Broadwell).

    And as to why mostly for benchmarks/rendering/editing etc.. Sometimes enough is just not... Enough... ;)
     
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    How so? Multi core support is still not done correctly have the time, and alot games still use single still
     
  20. SLI-756

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    1 don't want another quad -I can completely understand the 5Ghz club quad users in not wanting another.

    2 six cores just doesn't sound right but it would be better than nothing, or better than a quad, and like Koniakki I'm disappointed it's only the 'X' getting the 8 core sauce.

    can't argue with 2133 ddr4 though. (all on a windows 8 platform)
     

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