Even although somebody managed to secure early purchases of a couple of Core i9-12900K CPUs, we nonetheless didn’t have detailed details about Intel’s upcoming line of Alder Lake chips. Now, a sale web page has popped up on Micro Center, suggesting the chips shall be accessible for $669.99 after they launch on November 4th.
The spec sheet reveals this chip could have a 3.2GHz working frequency, able to 5.2GHz in Turbo Mode, with 16 cores and 30MB of L3 cache. As anticipated, the specs reveal it additionally helps DDR5 reminiscence, PCIe Gen 5, and the Intel Z690 chipset motherboards that ought to go on sale on the identical time.
During its Architecture Day 2021 event in August, Intel promised Alder Lake chips with 16 cores utilizing eight efficiency cores and eight environment friendly ones. This leak traces up with the top-end guarantees, proper all the way down to listed help for twenty-four concurrent threads (two every on efficiency cores, one thread at a time on the environment friendly cores) and 125W thermal energy.