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Intel: Haswell will draw 50% less power than Ivy Bridge

 

 

 

http://www.extremetech.com/computing/156739-intel-haswell-will-draw-50-less-power-than-ivy-bridge

 

Presumably in response to a glut of AMD-related news, Intel has preempted its formal Haswell unveil to announce that its chips will draw “50% less power” than Ivy Bridge on “active” workloads, such as playing a game or watching a movie. This is a dramatic turnaround, considering the latest leaks and rumors had suggested that Haswell was struggling to reach its TDP targets.

Perhaps more importantly, though, Intel also put a figure on its efforts to cut idle power consumption, which is one of key areas that was targeted by the architectural changes between Ivy Bridge and Haswell. According to Intel, Haswell’s idle power consumption is 20 times less than Ivy Bridge. ”This means that the fourth-generation Core-based products will provide the biggest battery life increase in Intel’s history,” the general manager of Intel’s architecture group, Rani Borkar, told reporters yesterday.

 

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This is a dramatic turnaround, considering the latest leaks and rumors had suggested that Haswell was struggling to reach its TDP targets.

 

What puzzles me is why Intel doesn't offer a line of enthusiast chips at initial release w/ a high TDP and no onboard GPU--free up those units for CPU function.   

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