Not as impossible as Intel said
It appears that running an Intel Coffee Lake on a Z170 chipset motherboard is not as impossible as Intel claimed earlier as a Core i3-8350K was spotted happily running on a Z170 motherboard with modified BIOS.
But Intel wants higher yields
People are harrying Intel for being very late with 10nm which is true, but this does not mean that Intel couldn't ship the 10nm parts today. Intel has delayed the 10nm on purpose, as it wanted to get higher yields before it shifts to a smaller node.
Z370 Classified K, Z370 FTW and Z370 Micro
Following the launch of Intel's new 8th generation Core Coffee Lake CPUs, EVGA has unveiled its full Z370 lineup, including the flagship Z370 Classified K, EVGA Z370 FTW, and the mATX Z370 Micro.
With 16GB DDR4-4600 and 32GB DDR4-4200
Following the official launch of Intel's 8th generation Core Coffee Lake CPUs with the new Z370 chipset based motherboards, G.Skill announced its Trident Z and Trident Z RGB memory kits and modules.
Review Roundup: Good performance, lousy availability and new chipset
Intel's 8th generation Coffee Lake CPUs are now finally "available" and with plenty of reviews around, we get to see what Intel's move to a six-core mainstream lineup has to bring to the table, offering good performance but suffering from lousy availability, a need for a completely new motherboard and the choice to still use TIM.
Couple of SKUs and new Z370 chipset
Intel has officially announced its 8th generation Core Coffee Lake desktop CPUs as well as its newest Z370 chipset, which will be a must for these new CPUs, despite being based on the same socket.
Only for Coffee Lake CPUs
As some of the first Coffee Lake samples have reached reviewers it was just a matter of time before someone tried to run a Kaby Lake CPU with the new Z370 chipset based motherboard, and it does not work, at least not yet.
More cores and higher price tag
There have been plenty of Intel Coffee Lake leaks recently which point out that the October 5 launch date rumors are right on the money and the recent one reveals possible prices of three SKUs in Europe.
Discontinues some Skylake CPUs
According to a recent rumor, Intel's Coffee Lake CPUs may launch on October 5th, alongside the new motherboards based on Z370 chipset.