Core i7-8086K

According to Baidu, Intel is going to launch another high-end Coffee Lake CPU during next weeks. With the Core i7-8086K, Intel might introduce a special processor for the 40th anniversary of the 8086 processor.


With Optane Memory inside

If you have opened Newegg today, you may have noticed some Intel "Core i+" products. This is a not a typo from the e-tailers, Intel has added the Core i5+ 8400, Core i5+ 8500, and Core i7+ 8700 CPUs. These models simply include a 16GB Optane Memory module in the box. With this SSD, you can cache the contents of a hard drive in order to achieve more performance.


According to Eurocom

In order to reply to AMD's new Ryzen and Threadripper CPUs, Intel is planning to increase the core count on their next-generation desktop platform. According to the latest rumors, Intel might add a eight core CPU regarding their 9th generation of mainstream desktop CPUs.


Raja Koduri is behind the project

Last year we published a news about Raja Koduri, since the Radeon Technologies Boss was leaving AMD. Later in the same month it emerged that Koduri was Senior Vice President, Core and Visual Computing Group, General Manager, Edge Computing Solutions, Chief Architect at Intel. Now, according to NoteBookCheck, Koduri is working to redefine the Arctic Sound discrete GPU to be powerful enough for gaming.


Finally available

A few months ago, Intel has released the Z370 chipset which is compatible with Coffee Lake processors. Intel was supposed to release the H370, B360 and H310 chipsets in the following months as well, however the company has slow down the entire process. During the last week we have published several news about the upcoming motherboards based on this chips and today Intel has officially unveils the mid-range chipsets.


Featuring six-core CPUs

Intel has officially unveiled its first six-core Coffee Lake processors for laptops. With the new series of processors, Intel brings Core i9, Core i7 and Xeon chips to laptops, featuring six cores for the first time on an Intel mobile platform.


During Open Compute Project Summit

Intel has shown their upcoming enterprise Optane SSD with M.2 form factor, planned to be called Optane SSD DC P4801X. At the moment the Optane family includes the flagship Optane SSD DC P4800X, the consumer Optane SSD 900P, and the consumer Optane Memory and Optane SSD 800P M.2 drives.


Finally spotted in 3DMark database

In order to reply to AMD's new Ryzen and Threadripper CPUs, Intel is planning to increase the core count on their next-generation desktop platform. According to the latest rumors, Intel might add a eight core CPU regarding their 8th generation of mainstream desktop CPUs.


This time on a chinese site

A few months ago, an AIDA64 update unveiled a long list of mobile processors that included Coffee Lake-H and Coffee Lake-S processors intended for laptops. The most interesting model was the Core i9-8950HK since this is going to be the first Core i9 processor for laptop.


Another Coffee Lake desktop CPU

According to a rumor which has its roots in the the GFXBench database, Intel might release quite soon more Coffee Lake processors. The CPU's name breaks Intel's naming schemes since it comes as Core i7-86xx. At the moment the 86xx prefix is used for Core i5.


With microcode updated

One of the biggest complains about Coffee Lake processors and their 300-series chipset is the lack of compatibility with older Intel 200-series and 100-series chipset motherboards. Despite this fact, a group of modders have managed to make things work together.


From the folks over at Playwares

Last year, Intel and AMD made a collaboration in order to launch the first chip packing an Intel CPU with an AMD graphics chip. With Kaby Lake-G, Intel packs a quad core CPU together with a RX Vega M GPU with HBM2 memory. A few weeks ago, during CES 2018, we have seen the first processors based on this collaboration and now, finally, there are the first benchmarks.


Embebbed chipsets for 8th Gen Core processors

While we are waiting Intel B360, H370 and H310 chipsets for the consumer market, the embebbed solutions will receive soon new chipsets as well. According to a leak from IBase, the upcoming chipsets compatible with Xeon E and Core processors are just behind the corner.



Six-core chip for notebooks

Although the acclaimed launch date will be somewhen in the upcoming months one leak after another is making it through. This time TheTechReport found yet another leak in the Geekbench database. Like the current Coffee Lake-S series, the mobile chips will feature up to six-cores.


Intel XMM 8000 5G modem is coming

A few weeks ago, Qualcomm has outlined its ambitions for the always connected PC with 5G connectivity and today Intel has announced that the process is complete. Intel is working side by side with several partners like Dell, HP, Lenovo and Microsoft in order to equip upcoming systems with 5G connectivity.



Budget oriented chipsets

A few months ago, Intel has released the Z370 chipset which is compatible with Coffee Lake processors. According to the rumors, Intel was supposed to release the H370 and B360 chipsests in the following months as well. However the company haven't unveiled any other chipsets but, according to the latest rumors Intel might unveils three more chipsets during next weeks.


With optimized game settings for better performance

When we talk about PC gaming we never think of Intel iGPUs since they aren't so powerful. However this integrated graphics appear quite often in Steam hardware survey. In order to help users, Intel has released a new series of drivers that will automatically optimize game settings for better performance.


Based on 10nm manufacturing process

According to a rumor which has its roots in the the SiSoft Sandra database yet again, Intel might release quite soon Cannon Lake series. The first Cannon Lake chips which Intel should launch are the -U and -Y series for laptops.


Coffee Lake-E are on the way

A long list of mobile processors has surfaced online, the list include Coffee Lake-E and Cascade Lake-SP processors intended for laptops. According to the list, Intel is going to release new wave of processors that would include hexa-core parts for laptops. This leak comes from the German tech site ComputerBase.


With Turbo Boost

A couple of weeks ago we have reported a rumor that Intel's Turbo Boost technology could make its first appearance in a Core i3 CPUs. With the Cannon Lake family, Intel unveils the first Core i3 with Turbo Boost enabled.
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