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2014 To Bring Intel Haswell-E Series and DDR4

by on17 June 2013 1461 times
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Rumors have it that 2014 will bring us Haswell-E enthusiast CPU.  As many are just getting used to the Haswell CPUs appearing in PCs and notebooks, Intel has plans on releasing an enthusiast class processor with the same name.

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Built on a 22nm 2nd gen Hi-K die, the processor will drop quad core support in favor of 6 and 8 core configurations.  Offering up to 20MB of L3 cache could quite possibly improve enthusiast performance by up to 33-50%.

Releasing with the new CPUs will be a new series of motherboards sporting a new Wellsburg chipset. Featuring support for DDR4 up to 2133Mhz, improving performance over DDR3 by up to 50%.  Connectivity is expected to offer up to 6 USB 3.0 ports, 10 SATA 6Gbps porst and a TDP of 6.5W.

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