Intel Core i7-4770K Review

AIDA64

Intel Core i7-4770K Haswell Z87 Review

AIDA64

With a test so reliant upon clock speed rather than taking advantage of all the bells and whistles, it's not a great surprise to see that the i7-4770K is a bit better than its brethren, but not stunningly so. However, the new AES tricks definitely have a benefit far greater than the mere 200MHz clock speed difference would bring. 

Memory is a lot better on the 4th Generation CPU, despite using the exact same kit at the same 1333MHz speed on both systems. We've added the i7-3930K to the graph just to further demonstrate that the X79 Quad-Channel idea ended up with no real performance benefits.

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Memory Benchmarks

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Most Recent Comments

01-06-2013, 10:23:09

AverageNinja
Thanks for the review TTL!
Watching it now!Quote

01-06-2013, 10:38:36

maniac
let the marathon begin....Quote

01-06-2013, 11:10:11

Devastater6194
Can't see any of the graphs on my Galaxy S4. Comes up with plugin not supported message.Quote

01-06-2013, 11:20:57

MrKambo
well! thanks for the review Tom

well Haswell is not as dire as i thought it was gonna be, but from what ive seen and what i do with my rig, im better of sticking with my 3770K and and those wanting to upgrade from Sandy would benefit moreQuote

01-06-2013, 11:22:20

SieB
Not worth the upgrade then if you are already running SB or IB
I really wanted to upgrade but it's not worth the money or hassle to go from my 2500K to Haswell.

My last upgrade was from a Q6600 to my 2500K, and that was a huge! I'm not expecting my next upgrade to be as big as that was, but there is not enough real world difference to go from my 2500K to Haswell.

Haswell would be a good upgrade from an old AMD setup or an Intel 775 or 1366 setup though.Quote
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