It was announced during Computex this year and finally the official announcement was made. Intel introduces its fastest desktop processor yet, the Core i9-9900KS, capable of reaching 5GHz across all cores, at a suggested price of $ 513USD.
Within its characteristics, we have:
- Up to 5.00 GHz turbo frequency on all cores.
- Base frequency up to 4.00 GHz, which allows games to run faster when scaled to more cores for higher frame rates.
- 8 cores, 16 threads, 127 W TDP, 16 MB Intel Smart Cache and up to 40 PCIe lanes.
- Compatible with existing Z390 motherboards *
- Up to 27% faster mega-task when you simultaneously play, stream, and record compared to a 3-year-old PC.
- Up to 35% more frames per second (FPS) compared to a 3-year-old PC.
- 4K video editing up to 17% faster compared to previous generation and up to 78% faster compared to a 3 year old PC.
- One year warranty.
- Confidently overclock with new and improved features such as Intel Performance Maximizer, facilitating dynamic and reliable processor tuning
Price and availability
This Core i9-9900KS (Special Edition) will be available at October 30for one suggested price from US $ 513USDbut in limited quantities as it is only for arrays that reach 5 GHz on all their cores.