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Intel claims its newly minted Core i9-12900KS Special Edition processor is the world's fastest desktop CPU, though it's not necessarily talking about benchmark performance—the Core i9-12900KS can hit up to a 5.5GHz turbo frequency on one or two cores. That's at stock settings, and of course it didn't take long for... Read more...
There's no more mystery surrounding the release of Intel's Core i9-12900KS Special Edition processor—the flagship Alder Lake CPU officially arrives on April 5, 2022. Intel confirmed the launch date today, and doubled down on its being the "world's fastest desktop processor" and the "ultimate processor for enthusiasts... Read more...
For a brief while, it seemed as though Intel had unexpectedly released its binned 12th Gen Core i9-12900KS processor this morning, because Newegg went live with a product listing and was accepting orders for the part. Instead, it looks like the retailer may have jumped the gun. Newegg pulled the listing a couple hours... Read more...
It's no secret that Intel's Core i9-12900K beats AMD's Ryzen 9 5950X in most benchmarks, even multi-threaded ones, despite having two fewer cores. We demonstrated that ourselves in our review of the CPU. The Ryzen 9 5950X generally puts up a good fight, though. Well, thanks to its extra gear in clock rate, the Core... Read more...
Competition is a good thing, especially when it results in healthy back-and-forth between the competitors. AMD and Intel are duking it out in the CPU space once again, and given that gaming is one of the primary purposes for which anyone is purchasing PCs right now, both companies are keen to claim the title of... Read more...
Intel is releasing a "Special Edition" 12th Gen Core i9-12900KS processor based on its Alder Lake architecture, which ranks as only the second KS chip in the past couple of years (the other one being the 9th Gen Core i9-9900KS we reviewed in October 2019). It's a fast slice of silicon and while not available to buy... Read more...
Alder Lake is barely out the door and Intel is already talking about a new flagship SKU on the horizon. That would be the Core i9-12900KS. Previously rumored to be coming, Intel left no doubt during its CES livestream, during which time it confirmed and briefly demonstrated the upcoming "KS" variant running an... Read more...
Intel has stepped into the Alder Lake era with the launch of its 12th Gen Core processors, which so far consist of six SKUs (and really three base models, each offered with and without integrated graphics). More models are obviously on the way, and if a fresh rumor is to be believed, one of them could be a specially... Read more...