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    Reviews - Intel Core i5-4690K Devil's Canyon (22nm Haswell)


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    Re: Reviews - Intel Core i5-4690K Devil's Canyon (22nm Haswell)

    Page 2 - Testing Methodoloy

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    Re: Reviews - Intel Core i5-4690K Devil's Canyon (22nm Haswell)

    These new 'overclocking' chips don't seem to be overclocking very well...
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    Re: Reviews - Intel Core i5-4690K Devil's Canyon (22nm Haswell)

    thanks for testing against AM3+ kit = 9590!

    oh wait.....

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    Re: Reviews - Intel Core i5-4690K Devil's Canyon (22nm Haswell)



    I guess you could say liquid nitrogen is air, just very cold (and you don't need a fan for it)
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    Re: Reviews - Intel Core i5-4690K Devil's Canyon (22nm Haswell)

    So another underwhelming refresh chip from chipzilla. Must be running out of ideas as AMD havent released anything new in a while

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    Re: Reviews - Intel Core i5-4690K Devil's Canyon (22nm Haswell)

    Perhaps you did get a less than average chip there. But either way, compared to Sandy, what followed has been a gradual decrease each time in terms of OC'ability. I tweaked 5,4 out of my 2500K but could only manage 5.0 on my 3770K. No intention of getting a Haswell K. There is no justification whatsoever. Have a Haswell non K and that will do for now.

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    Re: Reviews - Intel Core i5-4690K Devil's Canyon (22nm Haswell)

    A regular non K 4790 is the CPU to go for...4Ghz turbo is plenty fast enough, £50 cheaper and will be more than adequate for any app/game in the next 2-3yrs (probably a lot longer).

    If you feel the need for overclocking speed...replace it with a 14nm Broadwell in Q1/Q2 next year, I would hope the die reduction will finally deliver 5Ghz on air that everyone seems so desperate for.

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    Re: Reviews - Intel Core i5-4690K Devil's Canyon (22nm Haswell)

    Quote Originally Posted by dfour View Post
    So another underwhelming refresh chip from chipzilla. Must be running out of ideas as AMD havent released anything new in a while
    And this is why Intel don't have to try - they just need to update their packaging every twelve months.

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    I wonder if it might be worth trying to include some games that do utilise more cores in these tests? We understand a lot of games aren't highly threaded but more and more will start to so it would be nice to see how these chips perform?

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    Re: Reviews - Intel Core i5-4690K Devil's Canyon (22nm Haswell)

    I was looking forward to this but i might just get the G3258 for some OC fun and save myself some money!!

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    Re: Reviews - Intel Core i5-4690K Devil's Canyon (22nm Haswell)

    "replace it with a 14nm Broadwell in Q1/Q2 next year" will require new MB & RAM.

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    Re: Reviews - Intel Core i5-4690K Devil's Canyon (22nm Haswell)

    Quote Originally Posted by tygrus View Post
    "replace it with a 14nm Broadwell in Q1/Q2 next year" will require new MB & RAM.
    Not according to these sources:

    http://elitegamingcomputers.com/inte...-chips-q4-2014

    http://wccftech.com/intel-broadwell-...consumers-2014

    Broadwell should still be on 1150 & DDR3. Haswell-E supports DDR4, Broadwell should get support for it a year later.

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    Re: Reviews - Intel Core i5-4690K Devil's Canyon (22nm Haswell)

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    Re: Reviews - Intel Core i5-4690K Devil's Canyon (22nm Haswell)

    Any indication that more recent batches OC better?

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