Intel officially announces 12th gen Core Alder Lake CPUs
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Six SKUs, launching on November 4th

Intel has officially announced its new 12th gen Core CPUs, codenamed Alder Lake, which will officially launch on November 4th. Intel will have a total of six SKUs ready on launch day, including the Core i9-12900, Core i7-12700, and Core i5-12600, all coming in K and KF versions.

be quiet! will be ready! for Intel LGA1700 socket!
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Free upgrade kit for a bunch of its coolers

be quiet! has announced that its CPU coolers will be compatible with the upcoming Intel LGA1700 socket, unveiling the list of its CPU coolers that will be eligible for a free upgrade kit.

Intel's 12th gen Alder Lake CPUs listed in the US
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Wednesday, 15 September 2021 14:49

Intel's 12th gen Alder Lake CPUs listed in the US


Core i9-12900K listed at $605

It appears that retailers/e-tailers are jumping the gun for Intel's upcoming 12th gen Core Alder Lake CPUs, and after the European listing, these CPUs are now listed in the US as well.

CPU-Z gets support for Alder Lake CPUs
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Friday, 27 August 2021 16:18

CPU-Z gets support for Alder Lake CPUs


RX 6600 XT, DDR5 memory, and XMP 3.0 as well

CPUID has updated its CPU-Z information software adding support for Intel's Alder Lake CPUs, Z6xx platform, Radeon RX 6600 XT GPU, DDR5 memory, and XMP 3.0.

Intel Core i7-12700 spotted on Geekbench
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Thursday, 26 August 2021 14:02

Intel Core i7-12700 spotted on Geekbench


Performance close to Ryzen 7 5800X

Intel's upcoming Core i7-12700 has been spotted in Geekbench, showing a performance close to AMD's Ryzen 7 5800X CPU.

Intel Alder Lake SKUs specifications leak online - report
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Core i5, Core i7, and Core i9 SKUs

Expected to launch by the end of this year, or in early 2021, the first alleged specifications of Intel's Alder Lake-S CPUs have leaked online.

Intel Alder Lake-S could bring 20 percent single-thread IPC improvement
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10nm SuperFin, DDR5, and PCIe 5.0

While Rocket Lake-S has just been announced, we now have new rumors about Intel's 12th gen Core Alder Lake-S CPUs, which could bring as high as 20 percent higher single-thread IPC improvement, support for both PCIe 4.0 and PCIe 5.0, as well as DDR5 memory support.

Intel Rocket Lake to reach 5.3GHz
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Tuesday, 15 December 2020 10:47

Intel Rocket Lake to reach 5.3GHz


Double-digit IPC confirmed

Intel’s John Bonini, Intel VP and GM of Client Computing Group Desktop, Workstations and Gaming, has already confirmed a few juicy details about the Intel 11th Generation desktop part codename Rocket Lake-S. Now the latest leak reveals a healthy 5.3GHz speed.

Team Group sampling DDR5
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Tuesday, 15 December 2020 10:04

Team Group sampling DDR5


Ready in Q3 2021 for Intel and AMD

It was rumored for a while that the Alder Lake platform expected in the latter part of 2021 has support for DDR5. Team Group is now reporting that they have successfully developed consumer-grade DDR5 memory validation. The company announced the beginning of validation.