Intel unveils new Core X-series processors

The 9th generation

It has been a while since Intel released their last X-series processor and the company has decided to jump from the current 7th generation to the upcoming 9th generation. The new processors will deliver several improvements and changes that will suit both for enthusiast and overclocker users.


One of the most interesting improvements in Intel's 9th gen X-series of processors, it's the use of "solder tim" which should offer users increased overclocking headroom thanks to the better dissipation. Since the 8th gen often needed to be delidded, Intel decided to fix this aspect. On average the Intel's 9th gen offers 200MHz more on both base clock and boost frequency. The entire lineup supports quad-channel DDR4-2666 memory and ship with a TDP of 165W.

At the moment isn't clear if these CPUs will be compatible with current Intel X299 motherboards or if they will require a new chipset. With the 9th gen X-series, Intel has dropped all sub 8-core processors from their lineup, allowing Intel's Coffee Lake lineup to fill that segment.

The CPUs are expected to release this November and below you can find all specifications.




Source: OC3D

News by Luca Rocchi and Marc Büchel - German Translation by Paul Görnhardt - Italian Translation by Francesco Daghini


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