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September 09, 2017

Intel Rumored To Launch 8th Gen Coffee Lake-S CPU This Coming October 5th

By: Low Chern Lin


As of now, most of us is aware that AMD is leading the game with its Ryzen CPU. The Ryzen 5 1600 as for one, can easily beats Intel's in terms of price over performance, making it the popular choice for enthusiasts and gamers who is planning for the next build.



In response to the threat from AMD, Intel has prepared its up coming 8th Gen Coffee Lake-S CPU as the response to the Ryzen(s) from AMD. Leaked info on Reddit published on videocardz.com hinted that Intel will be launching its 8th Gen Coffee Lake-S on October 5th, 2017, next month.


A number of Coffee Lake-S series CPU made a quick appearance in the list of supported CPU on ASRock's website,  before it was later removed. Whether it is intentional or not, we are able to get some idea on the upcoming 8th Gen Coffee Lake-S CPU based on the hint on videocardz.com:
  • Core i7 - 6 Cores 12 Threads
  • Core i5 - 6 Cores 6 Threads
  • Core i3 - 4 Cores 4 Threads

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