We all knew it was coming this summer, but now we also know it will only be 3,337,200,000,000,000 more nanoseconds until Haswell officially launches . Our back-of-the-envelope calculations align this countdown with Computex 2013, a show we fully expect to be dominated by Intel powered machines showing off the new architecture.
Numerous leaks have confirmed most of the parts Maximum PC readers will want to keep an eye on, but here it is again for reference :
Haswells focus on battery life and GPU performance might make this tough upgrade to justify for desktop users who’ve already made the leap to Ivy Bridge, but that’s just the way the industry is moving these days. If you’re on the hunt for a new laptop however, or if you are still a few core generations behind, you might want to mark June 3rd on your calendar.