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Windows 7: Intel launches 3D Ivy Bridge processor

23 Apr 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 
Intel launches 3D Ivy Bridge processor

Intel is launching it's Ivy Bridge family of processors - the first to feature what it describes as a 3D transistor.

Read more here..............

BBC News - Intel's Ivy Bridge chips launch using '3D transistors'

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23 Apr 2012   #2

 
 

Time to sit back and let the masses stress 'em and decide whether an update is necessary.
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23 Apr 2012   #3

win 7 X64 Ultimate SP1
 
 
Waiting Waiting

Wonder when they will hit the shelves?
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23 Apr 2012   #4

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

I just built a new rig, Ugh next years tax moneys already spent now....
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23 Apr 2012   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

It's probably not worth the upgrade from a performance standpoint for most users, but I'll upgrade simply for the lower power consumption. If the rumors were right, the chip should launch today, however after looking at the above link, those interested may have to wait another week.
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23 Apr 2012   #6

win 7 X64 Ultimate SP1
 
 
Wattage Gains

I am wondering if they are going to deleiver the wattage gains rumored.
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23 Apr 2012   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HammerHead View Post
I am wondering if they are going to deleiver the wattage gains rumored.
I hope so!
Keeping the core speeds up, while dropping the wattage, sounds like a winner.
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23 Apr 2012   #8

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

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23 Apr 2012   #9

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

If you're sitting on a Sandy, say 2500k and up, it's not going to be worth the money for the upgrade. The biggest performance gains will be seen on the onboard video. All other increases are nominal from all reports and testing that I have seen. So, save your money folks.
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23 Apr 2012   #10

Windows 8 Pro (32-bit)
 
 

I'm on a Pentium G620. I intend to get the i5 with HD 4000. The difference will be major
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