Coming in quad- and six-core configurations
A leaked slide that was recently spotted revealed full some further details regarding the upcoming Intel 8th generation Core CPU based on 14nm Coffee Lake architecture.
ASRock confirms it
ASRock tweeted from its official account that Intel's forthcoming Coffee Lake processors will not work with existing 200-series motherboards.
Ice Lake taped out as well
Intel has officially announced that its 9th generation Core Cannon Lake CPUs, based on 10nm manufacturing process, are on track as well as that its Ice Lake architecture has taped out.
But AMD-Intel price war may save vendors from supply chain issues
With the global decline in PC shipments finally showing signs of slowing, motherboard vendors are expecting to see a correlated slowing of overall volume in 2017, with some estimates hovering near 10 percent from last year.
Intel is expected to announce Basin Falls, its upcoming High-End Desktop (HEDT) platform based on the X299 chipset, and its Coffee Lake mainstream desktop platform based on the Z300-series chipset, two months earlier than originally scheduled, according to industry sources.
Coffee Lake might bring six cores to mainstream
Chinese tech site BenchLife.info has got its paws on some slides which show details of Intel's 9th generation Core processors.