Monday, 15 October, 2018

Intel claims Core i9 9900K is the "best gaming processor"

035-intel-performance-unleashed-2018-cnet Sarah Tew CNET
Troy Mann | 09 October, 2018, 05:42

For example, the Core i9-9980XE will offer 18 cores (and 36 threads) with a maximum turbo-boost speed of 4.5 GHz for about $1980. "It's the best gaming processor in the world, period", said Anand Srivatsa, Intel's vice president and general manager in the Client Computing Group.

Joining this flagship model are the Core i7-9700K and the Core i5-9600K. The company demonstrated a single PC with a Core i9-9900K running two games in separate virtual machines simultaneously, but gaming while encoding and streaming is a more likely usage scenario.

The supporting act today is the Core i5-9600K, with six cores but no Hyperthreading.

Indeed, even though the Core i9-9900K has the same 95W power draw and even a slightly lower base clock speed compared with the Core i7-8700K (3.6GHz vs. 3.7GHz), it manages to pack in eight cores and 16 threads, compared with six cores and 12 threads in the CPU it's replacing.

Today at Fall Desktop Launch Event, Intel unveiled the 9th-generation Core i9-9900K, i7-9700K and i5-9600K processors for desktops. Switching to solder should make the delicate process of delidding less appealing on these new chips.

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Lunch: Pakistan off to a great start against Australia on day one
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It comes with dual-channel DDR4 and up to 40 PCIe lanes. It has the fastest base clocks of all the new processors at 3.7GHz but its turbo clocks are somewhat lower at 4.3/4.6GHz for all/single cores.

Intel has taken the wraps off three new 9 Gen desktop Core CPUs for gamers and mainstream users, as well as a new range of Core X-Series CPUs and also a Xeon consumer workstation CPU for extremely demanding content creators.

These processors are a direct competitor to AMD's Ryzen 7 line released earlier this year.

The Core i9 part is expected to hit 5GHz out of the box and will use a new solder-based thermal interface material (TIM) between the dies and the heat spreader in order to boost cooling and hopefully overclocking performance, but as far as we know this is the only part of the new family to do so. No word on the rest of the 9th generation lineup, but we expect them to launch at the same time as the i9 processor.

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