Intel has unveiled the 9th Gen of their Intel Core desktop processors.

The lineup includes the new Intel Core i9-9900K, which is the “world’s best gaming processor.”

“Our goal is to deliver leadership performance across all computing segments and product lines,” said Anand Srivatsa, vice president and general manager, Desktop, Systems and Channel, within the Client Computing Group at Intel. “Today’s announcements underscore our ability to do exactly that, including, hands-down, the world’s best processor for gaming. Whether a gamer, a creator or an expert using the most advanced workstation applications possible, Intel and our partners are focused on delivering balanced platforms with real-world leadership performance and robust capabilities that exceed their needs.”

The 9th Gen Intel Core family has up to 8-cores, 16 threads and up to 5.0 GHz of single-core turbo frequency.

You can expect up to 220 FPS in games like PUBG, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Fortnite.

A photo released Oct. 8, 2018, shows a 9th Gen Intel Core processor packages. The processor family is optimized for gaming. (Source: Intel Corporation)

To help unlock the full potential of the 9th Gen Intel Core processors, the company also introduced the Intel Z390 chipset which includes USB 3.1 Gen 2 and integrated Intel Wireless-AC with Gigabit Wi-Fi speed support.

Intel has also announced seven new processors under their Intel Core X-Series with the i7-9800X, i9-9820X, i9-9900X, i9-9920X, i9-9940X, i9-9960X and i9-9980XE.

The X-Series is capable of handling both lightly threaded and heavily threaded workloads for even the most demanding tasks. Each of the X-Series processors offers between 8 to 18 cores and up to 4.5 GHz.

The 9th Gen Intel Core processors and Intel Z390 chipset motherboards are available for pre-order now.

Source: Intel 

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