Intel announces Core i9 and Core i7 - Nigeria Tech Zone

After the long run, during the October 8th event, Intel finally announces its latest 9th Gen chips, along side with Core i9, which is the best gaming processor. During the launch, the company also announced an updated Core X chips and a new 28 Core Xeon processor.

The new Core i9-9900K, Intel says “it is the best gaming processor in the world. Period.” To that extent, the i9-9900K offers eight cores and 16 threads, at 3.6 GHz speed, but thankfully, it can be which can be magnified to 5.0GHz. Which is quite sumptuous.

It wasn’t just the Core i9 that was announced, the new Intel’s 9th Gen Core i5 and Core i7 models were among the list. The Core i5 known as i5-9600K offers six cores and six threads at 3.7 GHz and can be amplified to 4.6 GHz frequency.

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The Core i7, known as i7-9700K arrives with eight cores and eight threads, at 3.6 GHz clock speed and like usual, it can be boosted to 4.9 GHz frequency. We were expecting the next-gen 10nm Cannon Lake chips but unfortunately, this new chips are still established on 14nm process but 9th Gen chips are using Intel’s 14nm++ process.

Intel are extending the next-gen 10nm Cannon Lake chips until 2019. Fortunately, you can pre-order the chips right away as it ship on October 19th. The Core i9-9900K costs $488, Core i7-9700K costs $373, and the i5-9600K at $262. There is the updated Core X-Series processors

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