Intel has refreshed its desktop processor lineup, and the new processors will be available across the country from October 5. Let’s find out more information about the Coffee Lake processors.
Intel has announced the 8th gen Coffee lake chipsets for the desktop which is enhanced for performance. The Core i7-8700K is the highly refreshed chipset which offers 25 percent more fps in gaming when compared to its last-gen chipset. This will affect the AMD Ryzen processor and leads to the price drop.
One of the notable change is the core count increase but the Core i7 chipset has two cores reduced when compared to Ryzen chipset. The base frequency is reduced by almost 500MHz and the boost frequency is now 200MHz higher than last time. This has also brought the TDPs at the higher end at 95W, which is a 4W increase over the 91W limit.
The Core i3 -8100 and Core i3-8350K features 4 cores and 4 threads. The Intel Core i5 Series also holds two more additional processor like the Core i5-8400 and i5-8600K which features 6 cores and 6 threads. The next-gen desktop processors start from $117 which is Rs 7,606 and will reach maximum of $359 which is Rs 23,338.
In addition to this Intel also announced the Z370 motherboard and the company claims it has improved power delivery over the last models which also supports the DDR4-2666 memory.