Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Intel's Core i7-9700K Could Have 8 Cores, 16 Threads

While this is a rumor at best, it's always fun to speculate on upcoming hardware. I took the liberty of translating this quote for you:

 According to the Taiwan motherboard, Intel has just released the 9th-generation Core processor "Cannonlake" model-related information is expected to be available in the second half of 2018, it has been learned that a new generation of mainstream Core i7 processor will be upgraded to 8 Cores / 16 Threads, Core i5 Upgrade HyperThreading to 6 Cores / 12 Threads. Some Core i3s also feature HyperThreading technology to upgrade to 4 Cores / 8 Threads configurations and catch up with their rival AMD Ryzen processors at their core.