Intel Haswell Desktop CPU Prices Leaked – Flagship Core i7-4770K To Cost $327

Hassan Mujtaba
Posted Apr 22, 2013
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Prices for Intel’s upcoming Haswell Desktop lineup have been leaked by the Chinese publication site of VR-Zone. The Haswell desktop processors which arrive in June would be priced similar to the Ivy Bridge processors which were released in April 2012.

Intel Haswell Desktop CPU Prices Leaked

According to the leaked prices, the flagship Core i7-4770K Haswell Desktop processor is going to cost $327 while the faster Core i5 chip, the Core i5-4670K would be available for $230 US. Compared to the AMD FX CPU lineup, the Core i5-4670K would be $35 more expensive than the FX-8350 but would feature a new Haswell architecture and would ship with HD 4600 (GT2) graphics. Although there are a total of 14 Haswell processors that would ship on launch day, prices for only 8 specific models have been mentioned which can be seen below:

Model
Core/Threads
Base/Turbo(GHz)
L3 Cache
Graphics-Chip
Memory
TDP
Price
Core i7-4770 4 / 8 3.4 / 3.9 GHz 8 MB HD 4600 1200 MHz 84 W $292
Core i7-4770K 4 / 8 3.5 / 3.9 GHz 8 MB HD 4600 1250 MHz 84 W $327
Core i7-4770S 4 / 8 3.1 / 3.9 GHz 8 MB HD 4600 1200 MHz 65 W $285
Core i5-4670 4 / 4 3.4 / 3.8 GHz 6 MB HD 4600 1200 MHz 84 W $209
Core i5-4670K 4 / 4 3.4 / 3.8 GHz 6 MB HD 4600 1200 MHz 84 W $227
Core i5-4570 4 / 4 3.2 / 3.6 GHz 6 MB HD 4600 1150 MHz 84 W $189
Core i5-4570S 4 / 4 3,0 / 3,6 GHz 6 MB HD 4600 1150 MHz 65 W $182
Core i5-4430 4 / 4 3.0 / 3.2 GHz 6 MB HD 4600 1100 MHz 84 W $175

For a complete anaylsis of Intel’s upcoming Haswell desktop and mobile architecture along with details on Haswell’s overclocking features and the 4th Generation HD Graphics, you can see our IDF 2013 article here.

Intel Haswell Core i7 Processors:

The Intel Haswell lineup would include the Core i7-4770K as the flagship processor but it won’t be the only “K” series unlocked chip available. Other Core i7 models are listed below:

  • Core i7-4770T
  • Core i7-4770S
  • Core i7-4770K
  • Core i7-4770
  • Core i7-4765T
  • Core i7-4670T
  • Core i7-4670S
  • Core i7-4670K
  • Core i7-4670

Core i7-4770K runs at 3.5 GHz base and 3.9 GHz Boost clock. The CPU would feature 8 MB L3 cache, HD 4600 (1250 MHz) series graphics and an unlocked design. The chip would have a rated TDP of 84W which is higher compared to 77W on Ivy bridge based Core i7-3770K. Core i7-3770 would also feature the same specifications but a lower base clock of 3.4 GHz and a locked multiplier design.

The low power Haswell CPU lineup comes with various TDP models ranging between 45-65W. The Core i7-4770S is the fastest with 3.10 GHz base and 3.90 GHz boost clock featuring a hyper-threaded design, 8 MB L3 cache and HD 4600 chip running at 1200 MHz with a rated TDP of 65W. The T-Suffix model comes with even low clock speed of 2.50 GHz till 3.7 GHz but has a lower rated TDP of 45W.

Intel Haswell Core i5 Processors:

On the Core i5 forefront, Intel would launch the Core i5-4570K as the flagship and would be the only Unlocked ‘K’ chip of the series. There are a handful of Core i5 models ranging from low power Core i5-4570S and low TDP Core i5-4570T. Full list of the Intel Haswell Core i5 processors can be seen below:

  • Core i5-4570T
  • Core i5-4570S
  • Core i5-4570K
  • Core i5-4570
  • Core i5-4550S
  • Core i5-4550
  • Core i5-4475S
  • Core i5-4470T
  • Core i5-4470S
  • Core i5-4470
  • Core i5-4450S
  • Core i5-4450
  • Core i5-4430S
  • Core i5-4430
  • Core i5-4350P
  • Core i5-4330S
  • Core i5-4330
The Core i5 lineup would consist of four parts, the fastest Core i5-4670K would be a quad core with base clock of 3.40 GHz and 3.80 GHz boost. The chip would not be multi-threaded unlike the Core i7-4770K and would feature 6 MB L3 Cache, HD 4600 iGP (1200 MHz) and a rated TDP of 84W. The i5-4670 is the same model expect that it doesn’t come with Unlocked multiplier providing no overclocking. The i5-4570 has lower frequency of 3.2 GHz and 3.6 GHz and the IGP runs at 1150 MHz while the i5-4430 further pushes the clock speed down to 3.0 GHz and 3.2 GHz with IGP running at 1100 MHz.  Other specification remain the same.

The Core i5-4670S is a quad core with hyper-threaded running at 3.10 GHz stock and 3.80 GHz boost with 6 MB L3 Cache, HD 4600 iGP at 1200 MHz and rated TDP of 65W whereas the 4670T has lower clock speeds but a TDP of only 45W. Other models can be seen in the specifications chart posted above.

Intel Haswell Core i3 Processors:

The listing further reveals the 4th Generation Intel Haswell based Core i3 models which consists of five parts posted below:

  • Core i3-4240T
  • Core i3-4240
  • Core i3-4225
  • Core i3-4220T
  • Core i3-4220

We don’t have any concrete details on the Core i3 lineup but they are to be based on dual core designs with TDP around 35-45W, Expect more details next month.

It should be noted that Haswell Desktop processors would also be available in BGA packages with the Haswell R-Series branding which would come with the fastest GT3e graphics chip featuring an intergrated eDRAM cache module to further boost the graphic capabilities of Haswell processors. In June 2013, Intel would also released Haswell processor for their Denlow server platform consisting of the E3-1200 V3 CPUs while later in Q3 2013, Intel would launch the updated Ivy Bridge-E Core i7-4000 series CPUs for their HEDT LGA 2011 platform.

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