Micro Center leaks specs and pricing for Intel’s new Alder Lake Core i9 CPU

Regardless that 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. A (now-removed, however proven beneath) sale web page popped up on Micro Center, suggesting the chips shall be obtainable 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 similar 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 strains up with the top-end guarantees, proper all the way down to listed assist for 24 concurrent threads (two every on efficiency cores, one thread at a time on the environment friendly cores) and 125W thermal energy.

Replace October twenty first, 2:07PM ET: Famous itemizing on Micro Center has been eliminated.


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