The latest rumors about the 9th generation of Intel Core ‘Coffee Lake-S’ processors reveal the models that will be released as well as their release dates! And yes, the eight-core i9-9900K is included!
This upgrade to Intel’s ‘Coffee Lake’ line has the great goal of getting the company back into the fight! Rivaling with the second generation of AMD Ryzen processors.
While the current range of eighth-generation processors is still quite competitive, the ninth generation will increase downtime by introducing higher frequencies and more processing cores!
To finally get the multitasking advantage where AMD has reigned with its eight-core Ryzen!
According to the rumor, Intel is expected to announce the new processors for the LGA 1151 platform on August 1! However, it is not yet clear whether they will be immediately available for sale, or whether we will still have to wait a few more weeks.
There is also the possibility of Intel launching high-end models such as the i9-9900K on day 1, with the remaining lower-range models to be phased in the following months.
One thing is certain, Intel urgently needs to get involved in the organization of its generations, which are starting to get too confusing for the end consumer. The 8th generation includes ‘ Kaby Lake ‘, ‘ Coffee Lake ‘, ‘ Whiskey Lake ‘ processors and still 10nm ‘ Cannon Lake ‘ processors .
That said, the true 9th generation will only hit the market in 2020 with the ‘ Ice Lake ‘ processors ! However, Intel plans to release this nomenclature as early as 2018 with the upgrade to the ‘Coffee Lake’ architecture.
Since the company decided to put the new 9th generation processors on the same list as the 8th generation processors Which makes a lot of sense, because the new CPUs will use the same architecture as those currently on the market.
- Intel Core i9-9900K (8 cores / 16 threads)
- Intel Core i7-9700K (6 cores / 12 threads)
- Intel Core i5-9600K (6 cores / 6 threads)
Which includes the Intel Core i9-9900K, the company’s first 8-core processor! What should put AMD in the way again!
This CPU will easily make fun among enthusiasts, players and of course content creators! But there are also news about 6-core processors. Because, apparently, the company will launch hex-core processors capable of reaching the 5.5GHz OC.
That is, it is quite likely that the Intel Core i7-9700K has integrated a soldered heat sink! That will allow to reach higher frequencies with lower temperatures.
In short, we have to wait for more details But it makes perfect sense this date! Even by the fact that the manufacturers have already begun to launch the new BIOS with support to this new line of processors.