Intel is rumored to be introducing its 9th generation processors in October. Whereas Intel’s 10nm Cannon Lake chips have been delayed till 2019, this yr’s refresh shall be primarily based on enhancements to the prevailing 14nm course of. Wccftech stories that Intel will introduce new Core i9, i7, and i5 chips on October 1st that shall be branded as 9th generation processors.
The mainstream flagship processor, Intel’s Core i9-9900Okay, is anticipated to ship with 8 cores and 16 threads. Leaked paperwork present that this would be the first mainstream Core i9 desktop processor, and can embody 16 MB of L3 cache and Intel’s UHD 620 graphics chip. Even Intel’s 9th gen Core i7 processor is anticipated to ship with 8 cores and 8 threads (up from the present 6 cores), with the Core i5 transport with 6 cores and 6 threads.
Intel is reportedly launching its unlocked overclockable processors first, adopted by extra 9th generation processors early subsequent yr. If the October 1st launch is correct, then we should always anticipate to see these processors accessible in quite a lot of machines later this yr. In fact, anybody constructing their very own rig will need to see precisely how Intel’s newest processors examine to AMD’s Ryzen chips in gaming and different duties earlier than elements are picked. We should always begin to see solutions to these questions later subsequent month.