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    Intel 13th Gen desktop CPUs launch October 20

    Compatible with existing 600 series motherboards.

    Intel announced its Intel Core 13th Gen desktop processors launch on October 20 with the new flagship i9-13900K CPU.

    Intel 13th Gen features up to 24 cores and 32 threads with the i9-13900K. The i9-13900K boosts up to 5.8 GHz according to Intel. The 13th Gen series features 22 CPUs, and six K series CPUs launch first on October 20 alongside new Intel 700 series motherboards. Additionally, existing Intel 600 series motherboards are compatible with the new series.

    Intel 13th Gen offers roughly 15% better single-threaded performance compared to Intel 12th Gen and Ryzen 5000 series CPUs. Efficiency cores provide up to 41% more multi-threaded performance compared to previous generations according to Intel.

    Specs for the new K series CPUs are available below via Intel:

    i9-13900K – $589 | i9-13900KF – $564
    • 24 Cores (8 Performance Cores +16 Efficiency Cores)
    • 32 Threads
    • 36 MB of L3 Cache
    • 32 MB of L2 Cache
    • Performance Core Base: 3.0 GHz | Performance Core Boost: Up to 5.8 GHz
    • Efficiency Core Base: 2.2 GHz | Efficiency Core Boost: 4.3 GHz
    • 20 Total CPU PCIe Lanes
    • Max Memory Speed: DDR5 5600 | DDR4 3200
    • Max Memory Capacity: 128 GB of RAM
    • Base Power: 125W | Max Turbo Power: 253W
    • Processor Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics (i9-13900K only)
    i9-13700K – $409 | i9-13700KF – $384
    • 16 Cores (8 P-Cores + 8 E-Cores)
    • 24 Threads
    • 30 MB of L3 Cache
    • 24 MB of L2 Cache
    • P-Core Base: 3.4 GHz | P-Core Boost: Up to 5.4 GHz
    • E-Core Base: 2.5 GHz | E-Core Boost: 4.2 GHz
    • 20 Total CPU PCIe Lanes
    • Max Memory Speed: DDR5 5600 | DDR4 3200
    • Max Memory Capacity: 128 GB of RAM
    • Base Power: 125W | Max Turbo Power: 253W
    • Processor Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics (i9-13700K only)
    i9-13600K – $319 | i9-13600KF – $294
    • 14 Cores (6 P-Cores + 8 E-Cores)
    • 20 Threads
    • 24 MB of L3 Cache
    • 20 MB of L2 Cache
    • P-Core Base: 3.5 GHz | P-Core Boost: Up to 5.1 GHz
    • E-Core Base: 2.6 GHz | E-Core Boost: 3.9 GHz
    • 20 Total CPU PCIe Lanes
    • Max Memory Speed: DDR5 5600 | DDR4 3200
    • Max Memory Capacity: 128 GB of RAM
    • Base Power: 125W | Max Turbo Power: 181 W
    • Processor Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics (i9-13600K only)

    “We are raising the standards of PC performance once again with our latest generation of flagship 13th Gen Intel Core Processors,” said Michelle Johnston Holthaus, executive vice president and general manager of the Client Computing Group at Intel. “The 13th Gen Intel Core family is the latest example of how Intel is enabling amazing experiences to happen on the PC – at scale and across all PC product segments. Combine this with an industry-leading partner ecosystem and new solutions like Intel Unison, and together we are showing the world what’s truly possible with the PC experience going forward.”

    Additional details about the rest of the upcoming Intel 13th Gen CPUs are coming at a later date.

    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Deputy Editor in Chief of Final Weapon and a News Writer at Game Rant. With a passion for the Japanese gaming industry, Raul is a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs and fighting/action games. business email: soul@finalweapon.net

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