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
I think we can safely conclude… nope.