Intel Introduced 10th-Gen ‘Comet Lake’ Desktop CPUs With up to 5.3GHz Turbo

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Intel unveiled Comet Lake Laptop CPUs earlier and now the company has announced the Come Lake Desktop CPUs. There are 32 news processors in the 10th-gen Desktop CPU lineup.

The new series of processors are based on the Skylake microarchitecture and built on Intel 14++nm process.

The top-end processors in the new lineup boast up to 10 cores and give as many as 5.3GHz turbo speed on Single Core.

The entry-level chips are the dual-core Celeron G5900 and Celeron G5900T. G5900 comes with a base frequency of 3.4GHz and 58W TDP while the G5900T comes with 3.2GHz and 35W TDP.

The Pentium series of chips are hyper-threaded while the Celeron series is not. Pentium comes with 2 cores and 4 threads and Celeron comes with 2 cores and 2 threads only. Apart from these, Core i3, i5, i7, and i9 are hyper-threaded.

Intel Core i3 comes with 4 cores and 8 threads, i5 comes with 6 cores and 12 threads, i7 comes with 8 cores and 16 threads and i9 comes with 10 cores and 20 threads.

The top of the line processor in the new series is the deca-core Core i9 10900K. This processor has a speed of 5.3GHz and comes with a TDP rating of 125 watts. The price of the Core i9 10900K is $488.

The Core i7 and i9 come with support for dual-channel DDR4-2933 RAM and rest everything only supports up to DDR4-2666.

Some models like the Core i9 10900 comes with unlocked ‘K’ variant and some other without integrated graphics as ‘F’ models with a lower price tag

When it comes to the availability of the newly launched processors, the K variant of the CPUs will go on sale from this month while there’s no exact information about other chips.

Other misc features of the new CPUs include

  • Intel Thermal Velocity Boost
  • Intel Hyperthreading Technology
  • Enhanced Core & Memory Overclocking
  • Intel® Ethernet Connection I225
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201
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