• Welcome to TechPowerUp Forums, Guest! Please check out our forum guidelines for info related to our community.

More Clarity on 9th Gen Core Processor Pricing Emerges

btarunr

Editor & Senior Moderator
Staff member
Joined
Oct 9, 2007
Messages
36,048 (8.83/day)
Likes
18,460
Location
Hyderabad, India
Processor AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
Motherboard MSI B450 Gaming Pro Carbon AC
Cooling AMD Wraith Prism
Memory 2x 16GB Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4-3000
Video Card(s) Colorful iGame GTX 1070 Ti Vulcan X
Storage Crucial MX500 500GB
Display(s) Samsung U28D590 28-inch 4K UHD
Case Corsair Carbide 100R
Audio Device(s) Creative Sound Blaster Recon3D PCIe
Power Supply Antec EarthWatts Pro Gold 750W
Mouse Razer Abyssus
Keyboard Microsoft Sidewinder X4
Software Windows 10 Pro
#1
Intel is debuting its first wave of 9th generation Core desktop processors with three models later this year - the 6-core/6-thread Core i5-9600K, the 8-core/8-thread Core i7-9700K, and the 8-core/16-thread Core i9-9900K. We've been very curious about how the entry of the Core i9 extension to the mainstream-desktop LGA1151 platform would affect pricing of the Core i5 and Core i7 K-series SKUs, especially given that the i7-9700K is the first Core i7 SKU in a decade to lack HyperThreading. An updated catalog by a major Singapore-based PC components distributor adds more clarity.

Singapore-based PC component distributor BizGram, in its latest catalog, disclosed the all-inclusive retail prices of the three new processors. As Redditor Dylan522p suggests, if you do the SGD-USD conversion and subtract all taxes, you get ominous-looking SEP prices for the three. Intel could price the Core i5-9600K at USD $249.99. The Core i7-9700K could be priced at $349.99. The flagship Core i9-9900K could go for $449.99. These seem like highly plausible pre-tax launch prices for the three chips, and fit into the competitive landscape.



At $250, the Core i5-9600K could blunt the slight price-performance edge the Ryzen 5 2600X has over the current i5-8600K, with its 2-3% performance increment. An early review of the Core i7-9700K is already out, which suggests that it could emerge the ultimate gaming CPU, with multi-threaded performance trading blows with the Ryzen 7 2700X. The Core i9-9900K could entice enthusiasts and quasi pro-sumers with its 16 MB L3 cache and 16-thread multi-threaded advantage. Given that AMD sought $499 for the Ryzen 7 1800X at launch, $450 seems only fair.

View at TechPowerUp Main Site
 
Joined
Jun 19, 2012
Messages
345 (0.15/day)
Likes
76
System Name Off-Brand PC System
Processor 2990WX
Motherboard X399
Cooling Wraithripper
Video Card(s) Vega 64
Benchmark Scores Less than Intel and Nvidia
#2
Under $500 is a steal. 1800x came out at $500 and that was the worst deal of all deals.
 
Joined
Jun 19, 2012
Messages
345 (0.15/day)
Likes
76
System Name Off-Brand PC System
Processor 2990WX
Motherboard X399
Cooling Wraithripper
Video Card(s) Vega 64
Benchmark Scores Less than Intel and Nvidia
#4
That 9900K looks absolutely delicious.
Absolutely the best processor to pair with the 2080 ti to ensure no CPU bottleneck. I've been saying this all the time. It's a match made in heaven. It's so good, I've already pre-preordered it mentally.
 
Joined
Apr 3, 2010
Messages
539 (0.17/day)
Likes
214
Location
US
System Name Desktop
Processor Intel Core i5 6600K [3.5GHz/3.9GHz Turbo][4C/4T]
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 [Z170][F22i]
Cooling [CPU] CM Hyper 212 Evo 2x120mm | [Case] Front-2x140mm - Rear-140mm
Memory Kingston HyperX DDR4 2400 16GB [1x16GB][15-15-15-35]
Video Card(s) (Gigabyte) NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 8GB FE [Driver: 399.07]
Storage [OS] Samsung 970 Evo 500GB | [Storage] Seagate Barracuda 1.5TB | Seagate Firecuda 2TB
Display(s) DELL 27" S2740L [1920x1080@60Hz][IPS][LED]
Case Corsair Obsidian 750D (CC-9011035-WW)
Audio Device(s) Creative Sound Core 3D
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA 1000 G1+ [+12V: 83.3A 999.6W][80 Plus Gold]
Mouse Logitech M570 Trackball
Keyboard Corsair Gaming K55 RGB
Software Microsoft Windows 10 Pro [1803][64-bit]
#5
I hope this pricing is right, though I'm personally waiting to see if retailers will discount the 7700K when the 9th generation launches.
 
Joined
Nov 14, 2012
Messages
531 (0.24/day)
Likes
124
System Name Outdated
Processor i7-6700K @ 5 GHz / 1.45v (Without Pigeon Poop)
Motherboard Asus Maximus Gene Z170
Cooling Custom Water @ 20 dB
Memory 32 GB DDR4 3600/CL15
Video Card(s) 1080 Ti @ 2050/1520 (Fullblock)
Storage 2x 850 Evo 500 GB - Raid 0
Display(s) Asus PG279Q 27" 1440p/AHVA/165 Hz/Gsync + LG C7V 65" 2160p/OLED/HDR
Case Fractal Define Mini C
Audio Device(s) Asus Essence STX w/ Upgraded Op-Amps
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA 850 G2
Mouse Logitech G403 / PWM3366
Keyboard Logitech G610 / MX Red + O Rings
Software Windows 10 Pro x64
#6
Absolutely the best processor to pair with the 2080 ti to ensure no CPU bottleneck. I've been saying this all the time. It's a match made in heaven. It's so good, I've already pre-preordered it mentally.
For gaming I think the 9700K will be superior.
8700K performs better in 9 out of 10 games with HT disabled. In the last game it's a draw.
HT off means higher OC / lower temp.

HT does nothing for gaming unless core count is too low and 8 cores at 5 GHz or more is going to rip thru games for years to come.

If you don't believe this, go search YouTube, plenty of proof. Performs drops with HT enabled.
Same things happends with Ryzen when SMT is enabled.

Also, HT has Foreshadow bug. So for mainly gaming, I don't see the reason to get the i9.

Lastly, why would you get 2080 Ti? 12nm ripoff with full RTX focus (yet too weak to run games with RTX anyway).
Nvidia could easily have used 7nm but went the milking route. Yeah I'll keep my 1080 Ti till 7nm hits.
 
Last edited:
Joined
Aug 13, 2010
Messages
4,073 (1.34/day)
Likes
2,354
#7
For gaming I think the 9700K will be superior.

8700K performs better in 9 out of 10 games with HT disabled. In the last game it's a draw.

HT does NOTHING for gaming unless core count is too low and 8 cores at 5 GHz or more is going to rip thru games for years to come.

If you don't believe this, go search YouTube. Performs drops with HT enabled. Same things happends on Ryzen with SMT in most games.

Also, HT has Foreshadow bug. So for mainly gaming, I don't see the reason to get the glorified i9.
I highly concur all of this. 8C\8T is the ultimate setup for any modern game and multitasking, and in the near future as well. Extremely solid and does not suffer from all sorts of workload issues associated with HT on a high core count.
 
Joined
Feb 18, 2013
Messages
1,293 (0.61/day)
Likes
549
Location
KL, Malaysia
System Name Rainbow Air 240
Processor Intel Core i5-7600K (Stock)
Motherboard ASUS PRIME H270M-PLUS mATX
Cooling Corsair Hydro H60 (2018) AIO + 3 x HD120 RGB w/ Commander PRO
Memory Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB DDR4 2.4GHz (2 x 8GB kits, Black)
Video Card(s) Zotac GeForce GTX970 4GB Reference (Stock)
Storage Samsung 960 EVO 250GB M.2 PCIe SSD | Seagate FireCuda Desktop 1TB SSHD | Intel 540 Series 240GB SSD
Display(s) Dell Ultrasharp U2417H 24-inch 1080p IPS
Case Corsair Carbide Air 240 SFF mATX (Black) + Lighting Node PRO RGB LED Strips (2)
Audio Device(s) ASUS XONAR DX PCIe Sound Card
Power Supply Corsair RM750x 80 Plus Gold Fully Modular
Mouse Corsair M65 RGB (White) + MM800 Polaris RGB Mouse Mat
Keyboard Corsair STRAFE RGB Mechanical (Gen 1 Cherry MX RGB Red switches)
Software Windows 10 Professional x64 October Update. (v1809)
Benchmark Scores CDM Sequential @ 1GB (960 Evo): R: 3053MB/s, W: 1264MB/s CineBench R15 CPU score: 730 pt
#9
I think the i9-9900K would be the new pick since you don't need to spend a fortune on a HEDT motherboard to utilize it. Deal breaker would be the i5-9600K as its $250 price tag is kinda decent.
 
Joined
Jan 20, 2014
Messages
299 (0.17/day)
Likes
210
System Name gamingPZ
Processor i7-6700k
Motherboard Asrock Z170M Pro4S
Cooling scythe mugen4
Memory 32GB ddr4 2400mhz crucial ballistix sport lt
Video Card(s) gigabyte GTX 1070 ti
Storage ssd - crucial MX500 1TB
Case silverstone sugo sg10
Power Supply Evga G2 650w
Software win10
#10
sometimes I have feeling that here (in TPU comment sections) everybody is a gamer and a 120+fps at that the CPU bottleneck (not GPU bottleneck) is main cause of that last lost frame .
 
Last edited:
Joined
Nov 14, 2012
Messages
531 (0.24/day)
Likes
124
System Name Outdated
Processor i7-6700K @ 5 GHz / 1.45v (Without Pigeon Poop)
Motherboard Asus Maximus Gene Z170
Cooling Custom Water @ 20 dB
Memory 32 GB DDR4 3600/CL15
Video Card(s) 1080 Ti @ 2050/1520 (Fullblock)
Storage 2x 850 Evo 500 GB - Raid 0
Display(s) Asus PG279Q 27" 1440p/AHVA/165 Hz/Gsync + LG C7V 65" 2160p/OLED/HDR
Case Fractal Define Mini C
Audio Device(s) Asus Essence STX w/ Upgraded Op-Amps
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA 850 G2
Mouse Logitech G403 / PWM3366
Keyboard Logitech G610 / MX Red + O Rings
Software Windows 10 Pro x64
#12
Joined
Sep 6, 2013
Messages
1,312 (0.68/day)
Likes
659
Location
Athens, Greece
System Name 3 systems: Gaming/Internet/HTPC
Processor AMD Phenom II 1075T @ 3.7GHz, undervolted @ 1.32V/Intel i5 4460/Athlon X4 760K
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-990XA-UD3/ASRock Z97 Extreme6/ASUS FM2+
Cooling Noctua U12S/Lan Shuo Pure copper/Asetek Microchill
Memory 16GB Adata 2133MHz/16GB Kingston KHX1866C10D3/8GB Kingston 2400MHz (DDR3)
Video Card(s) ASUS HD7850 2GB /Intel 4600/Gigabyte GT620
Storage OCZ ARC 100 120GB + HDDs/KINGSTON 240G + HDDs/OCZ Agility 3 120GB
Display(s) Samsung LE32D550 32'' TV(2 systems connected)/LG 42''
Case Sharkoon Rebel 12/Sharkoon Rebel 9/Xigmatek Midguard
Audio Device(s) onboard
Power Supply 850W Chieftec/560W Cheieftec/400W
Mouse CoolerMaster/Rapoo/Logitech
Keyboard CoolerMaster/Microsoft/Logitech
Software Windows
#13
Under $500 is a steal. 1800x came out at $500 and that was the worst deal of all deals.
It was a great deal considering what Intel was asking for a 4 core/8 threads CPU the previous 6 years. It was looking as a the worst deal because there was a 1700X at an incredible $399 price and a 1700 at an unbelievable $329 price.
 
Joined
Oct 22, 2014
Messages
6,529 (4.32/day)
Likes
3,887
Location
Sunshine Coast
System Name Black Box
Processor Intel Xeon E5-2680 10c/20t 2.8GHz @ 3.0GHz
Motherboard Asrock X79 Extreme 11
Cooling Coolermaster 240 RGB A.I.O.
Memory G. Skill 16Gb (4x4Gb) 2133Mhz
Video Card(s) Nvidia GTX 710
Storage Sandisk X 400 256Gb
Display(s) AOC 22" Freesync 1m.s. 75Hz
Case Corsair 450D High Air Flow.
Audio Device(s) No need.
Power Supply FSP Aurum 650W
Software W10 Home Premium 64 bit
#14
Joined
Jun 19, 2012
Messages
345 (0.15/day)
Likes
76
System Name Off-Brand PC System
Processor 2990WX
Motherboard X399
Cooling Wraithripper
Video Card(s) Vega 64
Benchmark Scores Less than Intel and Nvidia
#15
It was a great deal considering what Intel was asking for a 4 core/8 threads CPU the previous 6 years. It was looking as a the worst deal because there was a 1700X at an incredible $399 price and a 1700 at an unbelievable $329 price.
It can’t be a deal when it’s a reskinned 1700 along with Lisa Su lying about Ryzen being an “overclockers dream.” 9900k is the one that deserves the $500 price tag but we get it for less than that. Great job Intel. Continue leading us forward.
 
Joined
Feb 18, 2013
Messages
1,293 (0.61/day)
Likes
549
Location
KL, Malaysia
System Name Rainbow Air 240
Processor Intel Core i5-7600K (Stock)
Motherboard ASUS PRIME H270M-PLUS mATX
Cooling Corsair Hydro H60 (2018) AIO + 3 x HD120 RGB w/ Commander PRO
Memory Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB DDR4 2.4GHz (2 x 8GB kits, Black)
Video Card(s) Zotac GeForce GTX970 4GB Reference (Stock)
Storage Samsung 960 EVO 250GB M.2 PCIe SSD | Seagate FireCuda Desktop 1TB SSHD | Intel 540 Series 240GB SSD
Display(s) Dell Ultrasharp U2417H 24-inch 1080p IPS
Case Corsair Carbide Air 240 SFF mATX (Black) + Lighting Node PRO RGB LED Strips (2)
Audio Device(s) ASUS XONAR DX PCIe Sound Card
Power Supply Corsair RM750x 80 Plus Gold Fully Modular
Mouse Corsair M65 RGB (White) + MM800 Polaris RGB Mouse Mat
Keyboard Corsair STRAFE RGB Mechanical (Gen 1 Cherry MX RGB Red switches)
Software Windows 10 Professional x64 October Update. (v1809)
Benchmark Scores CDM Sequential @ 1GB (960 Evo): R: 3053MB/s, W: 1264MB/s CineBench R15 CPU score: 730 pt
#16
@RejZoR you can always delid it. If people can OC it to 5 under water, then it uses a really good toothpaste xD
 
Joined
Nov 14, 2012
Messages
531 (0.24/day)
Likes
124
System Name Outdated
Processor i7-6700K @ 5 GHz / 1.45v (Without Pigeon Poop)
Motherboard Asus Maximus Gene Z170
Cooling Custom Water @ 20 dB
Memory 32 GB DDR4 3600/CL15
Video Card(s) 1080 Ti @ 2050/1520 (Fullblock)
Storage 2x 850 Evo 500 GB - Raid 0
Display(s) Asus PG279Q 27" 1440p/AHVA/165 Hz/Gsync + LG C7V 65" 2160p/OLED/HDR
Case Fractal Define Mini C
Audio Device(s) Asus Essence STX w/ Upgraded Op-Amps
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA 850 G2
Mouse Logitech G403 / PWM3366
Keyboard Logitech G610 / MX Red + O Rings
Software Windows 10 Pro x64
#17
It was a great deal considering what Intel was asking for a 4 core/8 threads CPU the previous 6 years. It was looking as a the worst deal because there was a 1700X at an incredible $399 price and a 1700 at an unbelievable $329 price.
It was a bad deal. The end. 1700X and 1700 used same chip and hit same OC.
 
Joined
Jan 20, 2014
Messages
299 (0.17/day)
Likes
210
System Name gamingPZ
Processor i7-6700k
Motherboard Asrock Z170M Pro4S
Cooling scythe mugen4
Memory 32GB ddr4 2400mhz crucial ballistix sport lt
Video Card(s) gigabyte GTX 1070 ti
Storage ssd - crucial MX500 1TB
Case silverstone sugo sg10
Power Supply Evga G2 650w
Software win10
#18
It can’t be a deal when it’s a reskinned 1700 along with Lisa Su lying about Ryzen being an “overclockers dream.” 9900k is the one that deserves the $500 price tag but we get it for less than that. Great job Intel. Continue leading us forward.
I wish only you would would get 500$ or even more or as much as you wish, heck - you can even find somewhere - i7-6900X for msrp - 1100$ - go for it buddy (thisi7 is EOLed, 8c/16t cpu is not so old and it ipc is almost as good as the "9"-th gen), but we others will pay as less as we can for 6th gen level of ipc on old z170 - I did mean z390 board.
 
Joined
Jan 8, 2017
Messages
3,465 (4.94/day)
Likes
2,573
System Name Good enough
Processor AMD Ryzen R7 1700X - 4.0 Ghz / 1.350V
Motherboard ASRock B450M Pro4
Cooling Scythe Katana 4 - 3x 120mm case fans
Memory 16GB - Corsair Vengeance LPX
Video Card(s) ASUS GTX 1060 Turbo 6GB ~ 2139 Mhz / 9.4 Gbps
Storage 1x Samsung 850 EVO 250GB , 1x Samsung 860 EVO 500GB
Display(s) 4K Samsung TV
Case Zalman R1
Power Supply 500W
#19
It was a bad deal. The end. 1700X and 1700 used same chip and hit same OC.
It certainly was a bad deal when Intel's only 8 core part at the time was a thousand fucking dollars.
 
Joined
Nov 14, 2012
Messages
531 (0.24/day)
Likes
124
System Name Outdated
Processor i7-6700K @ 5 GHz / 1.45v (Without Pigeon Poop)
Motherboard Asus Maximus Gene Z170
Cooling Custom Water @ 20 dB
Memory 32 GB DDR4 3600/CL15
Video Card(s) 1080 Ti @ 2050/1520 (Fullblock)
Storage 2x 850 Evo 500 GB - Raid 0
Display(s) Asus PG279Q 27" 1440p/AHVA/165 Hz/Gsync + LG C7V 65" 2160p/OLED/HDR
Case Fractal Define Mini C
Audio Device(s) Asus Essence STX w/ Upgraded Op-Amps
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA 850 G2
Mouse Logitech G403 / PWM3366
Keyboard Logitech G610 / MX Red + O Rings
Software Windows 10 Pro x64
#20
It certainly was a bad deal when Intel's only 8 core part at the time was a thousand fucking dollars.
Who cares when AMDs 8 cores still lost to Intels 4 cores in most programs and especially games.

Early Ryzen adoptors were guinea pigs. Memory comp sucked bigtime. People bought crap memory, found out later that they needed Samsung B-die chips to get reasonable performance. Sadly these kits are 50% more expensive. Ryzen without Samsung B-die is meh. Needs at least 3200/C14.

Please don't compare AMD cores with Intel cores 1:1 - AMD cores are inferior. This is why AMD needs more to deliver same perf. Sad but true. Maybe Zen 2 at 7nm will bring 4.5 GHz to Ryzen.

Are you seriously using FX6300? Then please don't talk bad about Intel 4 cores.
 
Last edited:
Joined
Jun 1, 2015
Messages
14 (0.01/day)
Likes
7
#21
It can’t be a deal when it’s a reskinned 1700 along with Lisa Su lying about Ryzen being an “overclockers dream.” 9900k is the one that deserves the $500 price tag but we get it for less than that. Great job Intel. Continue leading us forward.
You managed to reach a conclusion of intel leading you forward, actually continuing to leading you forward as if there were not 2nd gen to 8th gen charade (or many other in the past). If intel is continuing anything that could be continuing low-life, criminal, opportunist, outright lying business practices like many other corps. The bias is extreme in your comment, if there is a international company that deserves "great job" it is definetaly not intel.
 
Joined
Sep 15, 2011
Messages
5,040 (1.91/day)
Likes
1,403
Processor Intel Core i7 3770k @ 4.3GHz
Motherboard Asus P8Z77-V LK
Memory 16GB(2x8) DDR3@2133MHz 1.5v Patriot
Video Card(s) MSI GeForce GTX 1080 GAMING X 8G
Storage 59.63GB Samsung SSD 830 + 465.76 GB Samsung SSD 840 EVO + 2TB Hitachi + 300GB Velociraptor HDD
Display(s) Acer Predator X34 3440x1440@100Hz G-Sync
Case NZXT PHANTOM410-BK
Audio Device(s) Creative X-Fi Titanium PCIe
Power Supply Corsair 850W
Mouse Anker
Software Win 10 Pro - 64bit
Benchmark Scores 30FPS in NFS:Rivals
#22
sometimes I have feeling that here (in TPU comment sections) everybody is a gamer and a 120+fps at that the CPU bottleneck (not GPU bottleneck) is main cause of that last lost frame .
I essentially agree, however I'm in the market for a new CPU, for two reasons: In Games, the most important are the MINIMUM frame-rates, not the average ones, and especially when you are on a map with 64 consecutive players, you'll understand immediately what minimum fps means. ;)
I also need 16 threads in order to faster encode the movies for the PS4, because the internal player is so retarded and useless, it can only play very limited type of video/audio files.
 
Joined
Nov 14, 2012
Messages
531 (0.24/day)
Likes
124
System Name Outdated
Processor i7-6700K @ 5 GHz / 1.45v (Without Pigeon Poop)
Motherboard Asus Maximus Gene Z170
Cooling Custom Water @ 20 dB
Memory 32 GB DDR4 3600/CL15
Video Card(s) 1080 Ti @ 2050/1520 (Fullblock)
Storage 2x 850 Evo 500 GB - Raid 0
Display(s) Asus PG279Q 27" 1440p/AHVA/165 Hz/Gsync + LG C7V 65" 2160p/OLED/HDR
Case Fractal Define Mini C
Audio Device(s) Asus Essence STX w/ Upgraded Op-Amps
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA 850 G2
Mouse Logitech G403 / PWM3366
Keyboard Logitech G610 / MX Red + O Rings
Software Windows 10 Pro x64
#23
Both AMD and Intel sucks right now. Ryzen has crap gaming perf and Intel uses pigeon poop.
9th gen is going to be good. The soldered chips atleast.
I just hope Intel sticks to solder on all future K-models.
 
Joined
Feb 11, 2009
Messages
1,871 (0.52/day)
Likes
700
System Name Cyberline
Processor Intel Core i7 2600k
Motherboard Asus P8P67 LE Rev 3.0
Cooling Arctic Freezer Pro 7
Memory Corsair (4x2) 8gb 1600mhz
Video Card(s) AMD HD6950 x 2
Storage Kingstone 60gb SSD + WD 1tb x 2 + WD 2tb
Display(s) Philips 32inch LPF5605H (television)
Case antec 600
Audio Device(s) Focusrite 2i4 (USB)
Power Supply Seasonic 620watt 80+ Platinum
Mouse Elecom EX-G
Keyboard Rapoo V700
Software Windows 10 Pro 64bit
#24
Joined
Sep 25, 2012
Messages
2,075 (0.91/day)
Likes
871
Location
Jacksonhole Florida
System Name DEVIL'S ABYSS
Processor i7-4790K@4.6 GHz
Motherboard Asus Z97-Deluxe
Cooling Corsair H110 (2 x 140mm)(3 x 140mm case fans)
Memory 16GB Adata XPG V2 2400MHz
Video Card(s) EVGA 780 Ti Classified
Storage Intel 750 Series 400GB (AIC), Plextor M6e 256GB (M.2), 13 TB storage
Display(s) Crossover 27QW (27"@ 2560x1440)
Case Corsair Obsidian 750D Airflow
Audio Device(s) Realtek ALC1150
Power Supply Cooler Master V1000
Mouse Ttsports Talon Blu
Keyboard Logitech G510
Software Windows 10 Pro x64 version 1803
Benchmark Scores Passmark CPU score = 13080
#25
But has a toothpaste under IHS which sucks big time.
Hey it gives the delidders something to do, and perpetuates the delid tool industry.
The 9900K should have been 16c/16t. Now, that would be significant
Yes, Intel could build that, but it would be as pointless as Threadripper to the vast majority. 8/8 is more than enough for 99.9%.
You managed to reach a conclusion of intel leading you forward, actually continuing to leading you forward as if there were not 2nd gen to 8th gen charade (or many other in the past). If intel is continuing anything that could be continuing low-life, criminal, opportunist, outright lying business practices like many other corps. The bias is extreme in your comment, if there is a international company that deserves "great job" it is definetaly not intel.
Now try to imagine what PCs would be like if Intel never existed - the fastest PC would be like a Playskool "Baby's First Laptop" :laugh:
Who cares when AMDs 8 cores still lost to Intels 4 cores in most programs and especially games.
You were supposed to forget that under the constant barrage of Ryzen fanboy "exaggerations" and fake Cinebench scores :laugh:
 
Top