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Is Haswell any better than Ivy Bridge in gaming?

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Is the new Haswell architecture any better than Ivy Bridge in gaming? We answer this question by putting them head to head in the latest AAA titles like Crysis 3, Bioshock Infinite and Metro: Last Light.

System Configuration (Windows 7 SP1)

CPU: Intel Haswell i7-4770K / Ivy Bridge i7-3770K @ 4.6GHz

Motherboard: ASUS Z87-Deluxe / ASUS Maximus V Formula

Memory: 16GB G.Skill TridentX 2400MHz 10-12-12-31 2T

Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition (Catalyst 12.5 Beta 3 with 12.5 CAP 1)

Storage: OCZ Vertex 3 Max IOPS

 bf3

bioshock

crysis3

csgo

metro

sleepingdogs

tombraider

 

I think we can safely conclude… nope.

Lennard Seah
Why can't I have sharks with frickin' laser beams attached to their heads

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