Raptor Lake

In an unexpected move, Intel has announced plans to phase out the boxed versions of its enthusiasts-class 13th Generation Core 'Raptor Lake' processors. According to a product change notification (PCN) published by the company last month, Intel plans to stop shipping these desktop CPUs by late June. In its place will remain Intel's existing lineup of boxed 14th Generation Core processors, which are based on the same 'Raptor Lake' silicon and typically carry higher performance for similar prices. Intel customers and distributors interested in getting boxed versions 13th Generation Core i5-13600K/KF, Core i7-13700K/KF, and Core i9-13900K/KF/KS 'Raptor Lake' processors with unlocked multiplier should place their orders by May 24, 2024. The company will ship these units by June 28, 2024. Meanwhile, the PCN does not...

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5 by Ryan Smith & Gavin Bonshor on 1/8/2024

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9 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/8/2024

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1 by Ryan Smith on 1/8/2024

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29 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/8/2024

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12 by Anton Shilov on 12/12/2023

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57 by Gavin Bonshor on 10/17/2023

Intel Announces 14th Gen Core Series For Desktop: Core i9-14900K, Core i7-14700K and Core i5-14600K

Ahead of tomorrow's full-scale launch, Intel this afternoon is pre-announcing their 14th Generation Core desktop processors. Aptly codenamed Raptor Lake Refresh, these new chips are based on Intel's existing...

30 by Gavin Bonshor on 10/16/2023

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39 by Gavin Bonshor on 4/20/2023

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11 by Gavin Bonshor on 3/24/2023

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23 by Gavin Bonshor on 3/23/2023

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8 by Zhiye Liu on 3/13/2023

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40 by Zhiye Liu on 3/6/2023

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40 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/27/2023

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27 by Ganesh T S on 1/23/2023

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