Intel during its fall hardware event has launched its 9th generation WHISKEY LAKE processors claiming that the i9 9900k is “the best gaming processor in the world PERIOD”
Intel has launched its 9th generation whiskey lake processors, including the new Core i9,Core i7 and Core i5 processors. All the new chipsets are still based upon the company’s existing 14nm++ process of manufacturing. Intel has been using the 14nm++ manufacturing process since the 8th generation Core chipsets.
During the Fall Hardware event Intel revealed their new Core i9-9900k and claimed “its the best gaming processor in the world.Period.“ The i9-9900K offers eight cores and 16 threads, clocked at base frequency of 3.6 GHz, which can be boosted up to 5.0 GHz.
Along with the new Core i9 processor, Intel is also announced the new 9th Gen Core i5 and Core i7 , the i7-9700K with eight cores and eight threads and base clock speed of 3.6 GHz which can be boosted upto 4.9 GHz and the i5-9600K, which offers six cores and six threads at a base clock speed of 3.7 GHz which can be boosted up to 4.6 GHz.
Core i9-9900K is priced at $488 (approximately Rs 36,000), the Core i7-9700K at $373 (approximately Rs 28,000) and the Core i5-9600K priced at $262 (approximately Rs 19,000). All of these processors are currently up for pre-orders, and will start to ship out starting October 19.