Items tagged with z399

In case you haven't noticed, we are in the midst of a core war, with the enthusiast segment serving as the primary battlefield. It's within the high-end desktop (HEDT) space that AMD and Intel like to flash their biggest and baddest guns, known as Threadripper and Core-X, respectively. With regards to the latter, it's rumored that Intel will introduce a Z399 chipset for its next round of HEDT chips. Z399 would supplant X299 for whatever Intel has on tap after Skylake-X. That's a bit confusing, though perhaps unavoidable at this point since the chipset space has become somewhat of a convoluted mess. The reason Intel is said to be considering Z399 instead of X399 is because AMD has already staked... Read more...