Intel flaunts eight-core Excessive Version Haswell with help for DDR4 reminiscence
Since Intel’s subsequent Haswell chips are aimed squarely at fanatics, what higher place to unveil them than on the Recreation Developer’s Convention? Aimed toward energy customers, the 4th-gen Core-i7 Excessive Version CPU will function eight unlocked cores and sixteen threads, trumping the final mannequin’s six cores. It’s going to additionally help the newest DDR4 reminiscence normal for a lot larger switch speeds and decrease energy drain than DDR3. Additionally arriving quickly is an unlocked 4th-gen “Satan’s Canyon” Core chip for overclockers and a “Black Brook” reference all-in-one PC full of tech just like the RealSense three-D digital camera (see the video after the break). Lastly, Intel revealed that its fifth-gen Broadwell 14-nanometer processors will probably be obtainable unlocked and with Iris graphics. Whereas these chips have been delayed, the brand new 4th-gen CPUs will arrive in mid-2014 — so it may be prudent to place off any upgrades.
Replace: Intel has knowledgeable us that the unlocked 4th-gen chips are code-named “Satan’s Canyon,” not the Excessive Version CPU. We have up to date the submit to mirror that.