Intel has finally announced the 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9900K, the world’s best gaming processor. New processors introduced include the first 9th Gen Intel Core processors, new Intel Core X-series processors and the Intel® Xeon® W-3175X processor.

Intel Unveils 9th Gen Processors, World's best gaming processors

The Intel i5, i7, and i9: Explained

The $488 i9-9900K chip brings an exceptional level of performance to the desktop product line, the company said in a statement late on Monday. All three of the 9th Gen Intel Core processors (i5-9600K, i7-9700K and i9-9900K) enable fast, immersive experience for gamers, with up to 8 cores and 16 threads, up to 5.0 GHz single-core turbo frequency, and 16 MB Intel “Smart Cache”.

i5, i7 & i9 : 9th gen

Our goal is to deliver leadership performance across all computing segments and product lines,” said Anand Srivatsa, Vice President and General Manager, Desktop, Systems and Channel at Intel.

To realize the full potential of the new 9th Gen Intel Core processor, Intel is introducing the new Intel Z390 chipset. Pre-orders for the 9th Gen Intel Core processors and Intel Z390 chipset motherboards began from Monday with prices starting at $262.

Intel Turbo Boost Tech 2.0

With Intel ‘Turbo Boost; Technology 2.0 delivering up to 5.0 GHz single-core frequency, gamers can enjoy their favorite games with up to 10 percent more FPS across popular gaming titles compared with the previous generation.

Ultimate PC Platform for Creators and Experts

Intel also announced seven (i7-9800X, i9-9820X, i9-9900X, i9-9920X, i9-9940X, i9-9960X and i9-9980XE) new Intel Core X-series processors for Intel’s most scalable desktop platform with a variety of core counts and I/O capabilities, as well as details on the Intel Xeon W-3175X processor.

I9 x series

The new Intel Core X-series processors offer scalable options ranging from 8 to 18 cores with premium performance and platform technologies that help creators turn their imaginations into realities. With up to 18 cores, 36 threads, 24.75 MB Intel Smart Cache, and up to 68 platform PCIe lanes, Intel Core X-series processor-based systems enable creators to quickly and simultaneously record, encode, edit, render and transcode.