The specs of Kaby Lake get published

The specs of Kaby Lake get published

It has been known for quite some time that Intel’s current Skylake processors will be succeeded by a new CPU family called Kaby Lake. The chips are expected in early 2017 but there has been little information on them.

Fortunately the first more detailed news on the new chips has been published. Here’s what we will get in about 6 months time:

Kaby Lake list

As you can see Intel sticks to its well-known CPU practices – Core i7 chips get four cores plus Hyper-Threading and 8 MB of L3 cache and Core i5 get four cores with no Hyper-Threading and 6 MB of L3 cache. There will also be some low power models with TDP of 35W and lower clock speeds. Speaking of this Kaby Lake seems to enjoy a clock speed increase per chip of 100-200 MHz, which is nice. The chips will also use the current LGA 1151 socket, so some users will not need to get a new motherboard.

The Kaby Lake generation will be accompanied by a new Intel Z200 chipset series. We now know that there will be a few chipsets in this line – Z270, H270, Q270, Q250 and B250. There’s no more information on them as of now.

(picture courtesy of Coolaler.com)

Source: Coolaler.com

Related posts

Pioneer Showcases the Worlds First THX Certified Blu ray Disc Player

Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. announces its Elite® BDP-09FD flagship model has become the world’s first Blu-ray Disc® Player to achieve THX® certification and that its Elite® EX Series in-wall speakers have attained THX Select2™ certification. These products complement Pioneer’s current...

Leak describes the RX 470 and RX 460 video cards in detail

Leak describes the RX 470 and RX 460 video cards in detail

An AMD slide has leaked all the tech specs of the upcoming Radeon RX 470 and RX 460 video cards ahead of their launch in early August. Given the origin of the information we can say that the tech specs are official now. The Radeon RX 470 will come with an Ellesmere Polaris 10 GPU just like...

Corsair presents three new gaming keyboards

Corsair presents three new gaming keyboards

Corsair has presented three new gaming keyboards called K70 RGB RapidFire, K65 RGB RapidFire and K70 RapidFire. While they may seem like just another gaming keyboards, they are not – in fact these three devices are the world’s first gaming keyboards to come with Cherry’s all-new MX Speed...

Leave a comment