Intel Launches Big
Many were just expecting the launch of Intel's 9th Generation 8-core desktop consumer CPU, but Intel delivered a heck of a lot more than just that.
For starters, they did launch the greatly anticipated 9900K as well as her little brothers, but they also surprised many with announcements about the 28 core CPU that will launch in December of this year and a refreshed 9th Generation of X-series CPUs.
Intel talked about all the new market trends they anticipate making a huge impact on the desktop PC market, and the one that stands out as huge is gaming. They even brought in professional gamers to explain to us the impact and growth of the e-sports market they have witnessed first-hand. However, there are two more growing segments; video content growth and the demand for unlocked Xeon CPUs.
Let's pause for a second and get the new Z390 chipset out of the way. The new Z390 chipset is an addition to the 300-series chipset line up and all 8th and 9th generation CPUs are compatible with all 300-series motherboards (some might need a BIOS update) at the moment. The new chipset offers up a lot of new 10Gb/s USB 3.1 as well as an integrated MAC for WIFI that can go over a Gbit in speed. It also integrates an improved audio processor.
A rumor going around that the 9000 series of CPUs would be soldered turns out to be true. Intel calls it solder thermal interface material (STIM), and as we all know it helps a lot with cooling the CPU. It's probably part of the reason for the frequency gains.
The new Z390 chipset is a maxed out version of the H390 chipset Intel launched earlier this year.
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