Articles tagged Haswell
Sunday, November 2, 2014
Intel Core i7-5960X Extreme Edition, Core i7-5930K and Core i7-5820K Processors Review.
Some times ago Intel has announced the new generation CPUs for high performance and high sophisticated PCs. This is Haswell-E. Thanks to it a performance-hungry enthusiasts get the new processor microarchitecture, DDR4 support and eight cores in one chip. Also the platform and processor socket are changing. We take a look at all these essential transformations.
Sunday, September 14, 2014
Intel Core i7-4790K and Core i5-4690K Processors Review.
The Devil’s Canyon processors unveiled this summer push the performance bar to a new level for the LGA1150 platform. What's more, Intel says packaging optimizations make the Core i7-4790K and Core i5-4690K a real treat for overclockers.
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Energy-Efficient Core i5-4670S and Core i5-4670T Processors Review: Haswell Served Cold.
LGA 1150 desktop processors lineup divides not only by families with different performance classes. They have some other grading – by projected power dissipation. Ordinary desktop processors have the most spreading, but there are many models with S and T letters in name which have artificially lowered TDP. Two examples of such CPUs we have reviewed.
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 Mainboard Review: For the Gamers, But Cheap.
The mainboard has comfortable design, good features set and basic bundle. It has good overclocking power and typical performance. The mainboard has many pros, but we found one very bad thing: power consumption of GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 is too high.
Monday, July 28, 2014
MSI Z97 MPOWER Mainboard Review: Inflexible Power.
MSI mainboards don’t seem to have improved much with the transition from Intel’s Z87 to Z97 chipset. Although they have actually got better in some aspects, there are some “buts” that prevent us from calling the tested model perfect
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
ASUS Z97-A Mainboard Review: New Look of LGA 1150 Platform.
ASUS’s new mainboard looks improved with its updated BIOS and modern interfaces. But are all of those improvements really good? And what exactly is the difference between it and the older models? We’ll find the answers right now in this review
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Intel Core i7-4790, i5-4690, i5-4590, i5-4460, i3-4360, i3-4350 and i3-4150 Review. Meet Haswell Refresh!
Intel has updated the list of their Haswell processors. Instead of the old parts it will be offer a new – with slightly increased model numbers and higher frequencies. Does this change deserve our attention? We have tried to understand in this review.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
MSI Z87-G45 GAMING LGA 1150 Mainboard Review: Let's Game!
This model uses a full set of Intel Z87 features. Besides, it provides additional set of MSI brand technologies. Theoretically it looks good, but lets take a look on practical work. How will it operate during nominal mode and overclocking?
Friday, March 28, 2014
What is the best memory for Haswell? From DDR3-1333 to DDR3-2933: performance scaling test.
The development of the new processor microarchitectures goes on and frequencies of contemporary types of DDR3 SDRAM grow as well. Is there any sense in using high-speed memory with modern Haswell processors? To answer this question, we have analyzed DDR3 frequency and timings influence on LGA 1150 platform performance.
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Haswell and LGA 1150 Platform: Right Operation and Overclocking.
This guide is targeted to clear and simplify optimal settings searching when you to be faced with Haswell processors and LGA 1150 mainboards from different manufacturers. We will tell about optimal BIOS configuration for CPU nominal and overclocked modes.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
More on Haswell: Core i5-4670K, Core i5-4670, Core i5-4570 and Core i5-4430 Processors Review.
Let’s meet the entire lineup of fourth generation desktop Core i5 processors based on the new Intel Haswell microarchitecture in our new extensive performance review.
Saturday, June 1, 2013
Intel Core i7-4770K CPU Review. Intel Haswell for Desktops: Ruin of Our Hopes?
After a very long and anxious wait we can finally take a close look at one of the fourth generation Core processors for desktops, which is based on the new Haswell microarchitecture. Significantly higher performance, better energy-efficiency, excellent overclocking – all this isn’t the case. What happened?
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
4th Generation of Core Microarchitecture: Intel Haswell.
In 2013, 4th generation Intel Core processor family based on "Haswell" microarchitecture will bring faster, thinner, lighter, cooler, more secure systems with built-in graphics to mainstream.