Videocardz reports from its sources that Intel plans to launch the 14th Generation of Core CPUs on the 17th of October. Raptor Lake Refresh CPUs have been on the horizon for a while, with their release drawing in closer as each day passes. Intel should officially reveal these CPUs during its upcoming Innovation Event on the 19th this month.
Intel to Launch 14th Generation CPUs on the 17th of October
As is reported, Team Blue will announce a number of different products at its Innovation Event. This includes the likes of Meteor Lake, possibly more Intel Arc GPUs and today’s topic of concern, the Raptor Lake Refresh series.
Videocardz claims that the CPU reviews will go live by the 16th, with the CPUs on shelves by the 17th of October. Videocardz’s sources have been quite accurate in the past, so we can express some confidence in this leak.
- Ad Embargo: October 16, 2023, 6:00 AM PST
- Sales + Reviews Embargo: October 17, 2023, 6:00 AM PST
Notably, we will only see the unlockable ‘K-Series’ revealed first. This includes the kingpin i9-14900K, the mid-ranged i7-14700K and the budget-oriented i5-14600K, all of which can be overclocked. Moreover, the company, as usual, will also unveil the iGPU-less (KF-Series) counterparts of these CPUs.
All CPUs feature a base TDP of 125W, being overclockable. The power-friendly 65W Non-K lineup is scheduled for CES 2024. If you’re interested in knowing the specifications of these CPUs, read our article here.
Alongside Raptor Lake Refresh and the aforementioned products, expect a few hidden surprises. Stay tuned at Appuals for more news and information.
|Feature||Intel Core i5-14600K||Intel Core i7-14700K||Intel Core i9-14900K|
|Base Core Frequency||3.5GHz||3.4GHz||3.2GHz|
|Intel Thermal Velocity Boost Technology||N/A||N/A||YES|
|Intel Thermal Velocity Boost Frequency||N/A||N/A||6.0GHz|
|Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0||N/A||YES||YES|
|Intel TBMT3 Frequency||N/A||5.6GHz||5.8GHz|
|P-Core Max Turbo Frequency||5.3GHz||5.5GHz||5.7GHz|
|E-Core Max Turbo Frequency||4.0GHz||4.3GHz||4.4GHz|
|Intel Smart Cache||24MB||33MB||36MB|