Items tagged with raptor lake

If you follow hardware news, you likely recall the discovery that Intel's 12th generation Core processors, even the ones without the "K" suffix, could be overclocked on fancy motherboards that featured an external clock generator. Well, as it happens, despite the company bragging about it initially, that was... Read more...
Intel Core i9-13900KS - $699 MSRP (Currently $769) A higher maximum turbo frequency of 6GHz makes Intel's special edition Core i9-13900KS the fastest desktop processor to date, but with some caveats.   Blazing Performance Single-Thread Leader Aggressive Pricing Fast DDR5 Memory Support High Power Consumption Need... Read more...
If you know what you're doing and are willing to put in the time and research, overclocking is still a great way to squeeze out some added horsepower for essentially a free performance boost. You also have to be a bit lucky in playing the silicon lottery. To that end, an exhaustive roundup of Intel's 13th Gen Core... Read more...
Back in September, Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger announced Raptor Lake, the company’s 13th generation of Core processors, and teased a chip coming to stores in early 2023 that would be able to hit 6GHz right out of the box. Well, it's now 2023, and Intel launched the world’s first 6GHz CPU this morning. Bearing the name Core i9-13900KS, this speed Read more...
Intel has been teasing the launch of a desktop processor capable of running at up to 6GHz right out of the box for at least the past four months, and that chip is now official. As expected, it carries the Core i9-13900KS branding. The 'Special Edition' SKU supplants the Core i9-13900K (non-S) as the flagship consumer... Read more...
ASUS ROG has showcased an enviable range of new PCs, components and peripherals at CES 2023, but its all-new 2023 lineup of ROG Flow laptops, and its new ROG Azoth gaming keyboard are worthy of some special attention. Read below for our considered highlights of these products and more. Also don’t miss our coverage... Read more...
Despite the two families of processors being closely-related, Intel's extant 13th-Gen desktop processors (codenamed Raptor Lake) are a very solid upgrade over the previous-generation of Intel Alder Lake desktop CPUs. However, these currently released Raptor Lake processors are fairly high-end, powerful chips that are... Read more...
As enthusiasts, it's easy to forget that Intel only launched the "K" series Raptor Lake CPUs when it released its 13th-Gen Core processors late last year. In case you weren't aware, Intel actually sells a whole range of desktop CPUs, not just massive, 200+ Watt beast chips. So here we are: 13th-Gen Intel Core desktop... Read more...
Intel's already-launched 13th-gen CPUs, code-named "Raptor Lake," are fantastically-fast and reasonably-priced, too. They're also pretty hot and power-thirsty. While that's to be expected for hot-clocked enthusiast chips like the "K" series, it's led some to wonder how the architecture will hold up under a more... Read more...
There is evidence that MSI is preparing to launch some next-gen mid-range motherboards that will facilitate overclocking with non-K suffixed Intel Core processors. Hardware leaker Chi11eddog spotted a couple of MSI MAG B760M Mortar Max Wi-Fi motherboards featuring Renesas RC26008 clock generators. With this generator... Read more...
Intel's desktop Raptor Lake processors are insanely fast, to be sure. A significant portion of that speed originates with their sky-high clock rates, and to hit those numbers, it needs quite a bit of power. Rumors have been swirling for a bit that Meteor Lake, fabricated primarily on Intel's next-gen "Intel 4"... Read more...
Intel is expected to flesh out its 13th Gen Core processor lineup with several non-K additions at the Consumer Electronics Show in a couple of weeks. As we inch closer to the unveiling, the leaks are picking up in intensity, the latest one coming from a retailer in Europe. The retailer jumped the gun and has listed at... Read more...
Intel is on the cusp of making history by releasing the first-ever consumer desktop CPU clocked at 6GHz out of the box. The special edition Raptor Lake Core i9-13900KS chip is promised to launch early next year, and we expect an announcement will be made at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) next month. As we wait... Read more...
It's only a matter of time before Intel fleshes out is lineup of 13th Gen Core processors based on Raptor Lake. There's a still a mobile onslaught coming, and on the desktop it's expected Intel will soon unveil its first non-K CPUs within the Raptor Lake range. As we wait, some impressive benchmark results of those... Read more...
If you've been eyeing up a new system based on Intel's 13th-generation Core series (codenamed 'Raptor Lake') but balking at the high prices of Z790 motherboards, don't fret—Intel may have some relief on the way. The B760 chipset is rumored to be coming along early next month, but it might not save you as much as you... Read more...
Some online retail listings may have cast a clearer light onto NVIDIA’s RTX 40 Laptop GPU plans. PC tech Tweeter momomo_us has shared an image outlining multiple configurations of an updated HP Omen 17 laptop featuring the first Ada Lovelace mobile GPUs. The image, which appears to be a screen capture from a Romanian... Read more...
Intel's Raptor Lake on the desktop is a great success, but what's next for the boys in blue? According to the latest leaks, it looks like a Raptor Lake refresh is in the cards for mid-2023. That's just one part of a pretty significant bundle of data from regular leakster HXL (@9550pro on Twitter) that also includes... Read more...
A PC modder has showcased their sense of humor by building a modern PC into a portable gas stove. With the implanted processor as a heat source, no gas will be required, but it might take a bit longer to fry up your breakfast. On a social media site, the PC gas stove build was showcased in a brief video. At the... Read more...
Surgeries don’t often happen in the airport, but one woman was lucky enough to have a "CPU C-section" of sorts, thanks to airport security. In a case of truth certainly being stranger than fiction, a woman in China was discovered pretending to be pregnant in an attempt to smuggle over 200 Intel Alder Lake CPUs and... Read more...
Another of Intel's upcoming 13th Gen Core Raptor Lake (RPL) processors for laptops appears to have broken cover. We have previously seen some powerful HX series mobile RPL chips (55W base power), but this one is apparently from the P series (28W base power), aimed at premium thin and light devices. Despite the lower... Read more...
Intel's had a history of experimenting with different types of voltage regulation when attempting to optimize the efficiency of its processors. The 4th-generation Core CPUs codenamed "Haswell" used a fully-integrated voltage regulator (FIVR) that was then dropped in the 6th-generation Skylake chips because it was too... Read more...
It would not have been totally unreasonable to think that Intel would stick to enthusiast desktops for Raptor Lake and skip budget or mobile offerings. After all, Raptor Lake is by some measure a stopgap solution, basically a tweaked Alder Lake with higher power limits. The big shift is coming with its... Read more...
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