Currently, the US chipmaker builds an 8-core i9 CPU, but the report says Intel may be ready to move to a dual ring bus to assist with cooling. Considering the current high-end Core i9-9900K CPU has been criticised for its thermal performance, it wouldn8217;t be such a surprise for Intel to go down this route.
Unfortunately, there8217;s little else to go on here, but WCCFTech (via Inquirer) suggests that the chip could cost PC-makers around $500 when it eventually goes on sale. That8217;s only if Intel8217;s 14nm supply chain is back under control by then. If not the 10-core chip could be as much as $600.
However, he said it offered underwhelming performance for video games compared with the competition and require a powerful cooler in order top prevent overheating. Ryan also lamented the lack of room for overclocking.
He wrote: 8220;The Intel Core i9-9900K is an absolute powerhouse for video rendering and Photoshop at this price. If you’re a power-crazy media professional this is the processor to plump for. But for gamers? You can find much better value alternatives.8221;
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