Haswell-E and X99 motherboards launch date listed

Haswell-E and X99 motherboards launch date listed

The highly expected arrival of the Haswell-E processor, X99 motherboards and DDR4 memory has been scheduled a bit earlier than expected – the new platform will arrive on August 29, instead of sometime in September and hardware enthusiasts will be able to purchase all of it on the same day.

Intel plans to launch three Haswell-E processors – the most powerful one of them will be the Core i7-5960X, which will have eight Haswell cores with Hyper-Threading technology enabled for a total of 16 threads processed at once, 20 MB of L3 cache and 3.0 GHz of clock speed. The chip is expected to cost more than USD 1000. Next we have the Core i7-5930K with six cores under the hood, Hyper-Threading technology for 12 threads processed at once, 15 MB of L3 cache and 3.5 GHz of clock speed. This processor will sell for USD 500-750. The Core i7-4820K is the final chip of the three – it will have six cores but the rest of the specs are unknown. This one will be the cheapest of them all – it will sell for USD 350-450.

A number of X99-based motherboards and DDR4 memory kits have been revealed by now so given you have the money you can make yourself a nice and shiny new Haswell-E system on August 29, which is next week.

Source: Techpowerup.com

Related posts

Leak reveals Haswell pricing

A leak related to the upcoming Intel Haswell processors, expected in early June 2013, has revealed the expected pricing of the first batch of processors. According to the leak the unlocked flagship Core i7-4770K (4 cores, Hyper-Threading, 3.5/3.9 GHz, 8 MB L3 cache, HD 4600...

Razer announced DeathAdder Left Hand Edition mouse

Razer, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-end precision gaming and lifestyle peripherals, today announced the Razer DeathAdder Left Hand Edition™, the very first gaming mouse designed with the professional left-handed gamer in mind. The Razer DeathAdder Left Hand Edition was created to...

LG presents the X Cam smartphone

LG presents the X Cam smartphone

The X Cam smartphone by LG, which was first leaked back in February, has been presented quietly by the popular South Korean company. The device is a mid-range communicator but despite this it comes with several interesting features, one of which is an integrated dual camera, which is common only...

Leave a comment