1.    09 Aug 2017 #1
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    New i7 8th Gen Intel Core Processor Family to Debut Aug. 21


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    On Aug. 21, Intel will unveil the 8th Generation Intel® Core™ processor family (aka: Coffee Lake) on Facebook Live. Watch as two exciting moments align: the Great American Solar Eclipse and the unveiling of Intel’s most powerful family of processors for the next era of computing. Hear from those who are at the center of creating this technology and from creators who are using the power of 8th Gen Intel Core technology in new and exciting ways.

    Eight Reasons to Tune In

    1. Don’t be caught in the dark. Learn how the 8th Gen Intel Core processor family will offer blazing fast performance.
    2. Hear directly from Gregory Bryant, senior vice president of the Client Computing Group at Intel, and others about the details on the latest processor family and what it can help you do.
    3. Discover how immersive experiences will bring you from spectator to participant with 8th Gen Intel Core processor capabilities.
    4. Don’t just take our word for it. See the power of 8th Gen Intel Core technology come to life in the hands of a VR creator and imaging technologist.
    5. Get a sneak peek at some of the amazing system designs based on 8th Gen Intel Core processors.
    6. Start planning for what new 8th Gen Intel Core processor-based device to purchase in the holiday season and even before.
    7. Don’t worry, you won’t miss the solar eclipse. Tune in before it descends upon Oregon and the West Coast and then makes its way across the U.S.
    8. See how the 8th Gen Intel Core processor is designed for today and what comes next.

    When: 8 a.m. PDT, Aug. 21, 2017

    Watch the Live Stream: Tune in live on Intel’s Facebook page or the Intel newsroom

    Press Kit: 8th Gen Intel Core

    Media Contacts Eileen Wong, Intel Global Communications


    Source: Media Alert: New 8th Gen Intel Core Processor Family to Debut Aug. 21 | Intel Newsroom
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  2.    09 Aug 2017 #2
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    Yet another new Intel processor & they still can't touch Ryzen.
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  3.    09 Aug 2017 #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by vgchat View Post
    Yet another new Intel processor & they still can't touch Ryzen.
    Yeah right. I have a Core2Duo - Ryzen is better than that certainly.

    Go for a Power9 - excellent gaming CPU - IBM are the way forward
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  4.    09 Aug 2017 #4
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    Am I wrong for thinking that Intel's 6th, 7th and 8th gen are all really just Skylake? - i.e. Kaby Lake and Coffee Lake are just Skylake with a slightly higher clock set by Intel. But they are all OC chips, so a user could raise the clock himself/herself.

    Also I don't get tying a new product launch to a big Solar Eclipse. I can't make the connection between blotting out the sun and providing great tech to people.
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  5.    09 Aug 2017 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by yu gnomi View Post
    Also I don't get tying a new product launch to a big Solar Eclipse. I can't make the connection between blotting out the sun and providing great tech to people.
    Marketing.
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  6.    10 Aug 2017 #6
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    Quote Originally Posted by vgchat View Post
    Yet another new Intel processor & they still can't touch Ryzen.
    Quote Originally Posted by lx07 View Post
    Yeah right. I have a Core2Duo - Ryzen is better than that certainly.
    Agree, Ryzen is certainly better than my Core 2 Quad Q6600

    Anyway I'm curious to see if these new chips will in fact work with the Z270 (LGA1151) motherboards and what those bench numbers will be vs. the 7700K.

    That said, I've not seen any BIOS updates supporting my board (Gigabyte Z270 Gaming 8) with this chip yet. Example when the Kaby Lake processors were announced, Gigabyte put out BIOS's for those chips to work on their Z170 boards.

    Here's to hoping though.
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  7.    10 Aug 2017 #7
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    Quote Originally Posted by sygnus21 View Post
    Agree, Ryzen is certainly better than my Core 2 Quad Q6600

    Anyway I'm curious to see if these new chips will in fact work with the Z270 (LGA1151) motherboards and what those bench numbers will be vs. the 7700K.

    That said, I've not seen any BIOS updates supporting my board (Gigabyte Z270 Gaming 8) with this chip yet. Example when the Kaby Lake processors were announced, Gigabyte put out BIOS's for those chips to work on their Z170 boards.

    Here's to hoping though.
    Sorry, but you'll need to dole out for a new mainboard too
    Confirmed: ASRock Says Intel's Coffee Lake CPUs Will Require New Motherboards

    Intel's upcoming Coffee Lake CPUs will reportedly require a new motherboard - TechSpot

    Intel's Coffee Lake CPUs won't work with today's motherboards

    LGA 1151 sockets Wont Support Coffee Lake Chips | SegmentNext
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  8.    10 Aug 2017 #8
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    Yes, but I was looking at the article you posted here that supposed Coffee Lake "would" support Z270 boards; however, I didn't believe it then, and seems I shouldn't believe it now

    Oh, well... I get to save my money
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  9.    10 Aug 2017 #9
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    Quote Originally Posted by sygnus21 View Post
    Yes, but I was looking at the article you posted here that supposed Coffee Lake "would" support Z270 boards; however, I didn't believe it then, and seems I shouldn't believe it now

    Oh, well... I get to save my money
    Yep, I was hoping too, but.... oh well

    At least my 6700K is a good overclocker(4.9GHz on air), and when I finally decide which Z270 board(the more VRMs the better) I'm going to buy, then an AIO for the chip, and maaaaaaybeeeee deliding it(but only maybe)....
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  10.    10 Aug 2017 #10
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    I haven't overclocked my 7700K yet, but I really like my Gigabyte Z270 Gaming 8 board. Lots of bling, but also lots of features and performance. I posted about it here, but here's the full specs. Don't know if you're into Gigabyte, but...

    YouTube if interested...



    Later....
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