Intel told a different story altogether by announcing its first i7 processors with octa cores and 16 threads for desktop PC. in an era where laptops and tablets have taken a toll on the market of desktop computers Intel showed a new ray of hope and talking about this Extreme Edition processor exclusively for desktops. The chip will support DDR4 memory that will be a high end segment offering X99 chipset and a successor to current X79 LGA2011 motherboards. Intel unveiled one more good news, that is in the middle of 2014, it will launch unlocked fourth generation Core processor with the code name “Devil’s Canyon”. but regarding both processors, Intel did not open up much and we could not get more information of clock speed and price quotes.
Intel stated, ” … it includes improved thermal interface and CPU packaging materials that are expected to enable significant enhancements to performance and overclocking capabilities.” Besides this Intel announced an upcoming fifth generation Core “Broadwell” processors. This processor will be available in unlocked versions and will be equipped with Iris Pro Graphics, will be available in unlocked versions; no release date for the Broadwell chips was announced. Now if you have forgotten the time when we used Pentium processors, Intel will remind you again. Yes a wave of nostalgia is splashing your brain and Intel is planning for a grand release of the Anniversary edition of Pentium processor to celebrate 21 years of glory. Intel says this new Pentium chip will offer users ” … unlocked multipliers that allow the ability to increase the core and memory frequencies independently from the rest of the system.” It’s due out in mid-2014 as well.