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Intel officially launches 14th Gen Core desktop processors

by Warren

Intel has unveiled its latest 14th Generation Core desktop processor family, leading the way with the Intel® Core™ i9-14900K. These processors promise unprecedented performance, offering up to 24 cores and 32 threads and impressive out-of-the-box speeds of up to 6 GHz.

Intel’s Advancements and Key Highlights

  • The Intel® Core™ i7-14700K, another highlight from this release, boasts 20 cores and 28 threads, a significant enhancement due to the addition of four Efficient-cores (E-cores) compared to its predecessor.
  • A revamped Intel’s Extreme Tuning Utility (XTU) now comes with an AI Assist feature, ensuring AI-guided overclocking is just a click away for selected Intel Core 14th Gen desktop processors.

Why This Release is Significant

As gaming and content creation intensify their demands on computing power, Intel’s advanced performance hybrid architecture empowers PC enthusiasts without disrupting their workflow. The i9-14900K, standing proudly as the world’s fastest desktop processor, promises gamers unparalleled performance. Meanwhile, the 25% core increase in the i7-14700K ensures creators will see substantial benefits in multi-threaded tasks.

Key Features Include:

– Gaming Performance: Intel Core 14th Gen processors deliver an immersive gaming experience, boasting up to a 23% gaming performance uplift in comparison to leading competitor processors.

– Overclocking: These unlocked processors set the bar for overclocking, with the added advantage of the Intel® XTU AI Assist feature. Furthermore, they support DDR5 XMP speeds exceeding 8,000 MT/s.

– Connectivity: With integrated Wi-Fi 6/6E, Bluetooth® 5.3, and discrete support for Wi-Fi 7 and Bluetooth 5.4, Intel ensures top-tier wireless connections. Moreover, with support for both Thunderbolt™ 4 and the upcoming Thunderbolt 5, users can expect up to 80 Gbps of bi-directional bandwidth.

– Compatibility: Those using Intel 600 and 700 series chipsets will find the 14th Gen processors to be compatible, ensuring a seamless transition for those looking to upgrade.


Starting October 17, 2023, the Intel Core 14th Gen desktop processors will be accessible at retail stores and through OEM partner systems.

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