Intel's fourth-generation Core processors, code-named Haswell, racked up several wins in 2013. The first is Intel's 3.4GHz Core i5-4670K, a quad-core chip with 1 MB of Level 2 cache and a top clock speed of 3.8GHz with Intel's Turbo Boost mode. The 22nm chip also comes with 6 MB of Intel Smart Cache and Intel HD Graphics 4600. Launched in the second quarter of last year, the Core i5-4670K is priced at $243.
7. Intel 3.4GHz Core i5-4670K