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Intel 8th-gen packaging confirms 6-core desktop processors, new motherboard requirement

Monday morning, in the shadow of the Great American Eclipse, Intel revealed its 8th-gen Core processors. Well, some of them anyway. The initial announcement is limited to low-power laptop CPUs driven by a refreshed version of Intel’s 7th-gen “Kaby Lake” architecture, and the company declined to offer more specifics about 8th-gen desktop processors. But Intel’s updated imagery on its Core i5 and Core i7 pages shined a ... Read More »

Every Intel X299 motherboard revealed: Core i9 and Skylake-X’s companions

Every Intel X299 motherboard revealed: Core i9 and Skylake-X’s companions Intel’s Skylake-X and Core i9 CPUs are here, and you’ll need a new X299 motherboard to use them. Here’s every model announced so far. By Brad Chacos, Senior Editor, PCWorld | Jun 20, 2017 7:20 AM PT Share Slide 1 of 8 All Slides Credit: Intel Meet X299 Coremageddon? Corepocalypse ... Read More »