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Intel 10th Gen Comet Lake-S desktop CPUs launched: Up to 10 cores on 14nm, gaming still Intel’s priority

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Finally today on April 30th, the much anticipated Intel 10th gen Comet Lake-S desktop CPUs have been announced after a long wait as it launched its 9th gen back in October 2018. Leaks were true so far as its true that Intel will be offering up to 10 cores this time but the 14nm lithography is still there to bother you.

Interestingly, Intel has widened its lineup and has gone head-to-head with the Red team’s Zen 2 based CPUs. The blue team is again offering more cream on some previous cake for you but still do not deliver that spark that AMD brought to the market.

Intel 10th Gen Comet Lake-S desktop CPUs launched: Up to 10 cores on 14nm, gaming still Intel's priority
via The Verge

Recently, they launched the Comet Lake-H CPUs for gaming laptops and their main priority was the high single-core frequency at the cost of higher TDP. As previously thought, Intel will be showing off its gaming performance dominance over its competitor without any ‘actual improvement’.

There are a lot of CPUs in the Core i9, i7, i5, and i3 lineup but the showstopper will be the Intel Core i9-10900K, a 10-core, a 20-thread chip with a max boost clock speed of 5.3GHz across two of the 10 cores. Still, this is a fair improvement over Core i9-9900K with 2 more cores and 2 more threads with some higher clock speeds.

If there are any pros in this humongous lineup than that will be the increase in the number of cores, threads and clock speeds and yes, the prices have dropped significantly. Yes, the Core i7 CPUs will also be boosted up to 5.0GHz, the Core i7-10700K with a 125 W TDP offers 8 cores and 16 threads with a 5.1GHz turbo clock speed.

Intel 10th Gen Comet Lake-S desktop CPUs launched: Up to 10 cores on 14nm, gaming still Intel's priority
Intel 10th Gen Comet Lake-S desktop CPUs launched: Up to 10 cores on 14nm, gaming still Intel's priority

The top-of-the-line Core i9-10900K will be costing you $488 whereas the Core i7-10700K which is almost a 9900K will cost you just $374. The cheaper Core i5-10600K which is unlocked CPU has 6 cores and 12 threads with a boost clock speed of up to 4.8GHz at just $262. This is evident Intel is now lowering its margin to save its shares from being eaten away by AMD.

Like what they did with the Comet Lake-H gaming processors, Intel has implemented the Turbo Boost 3.0 technology and the “Thermal Velocity Boost”. These features will help these new CPUs achieve higher clock speeds if it is at a temperature of 70 degrees Celsius or lower and has some power left to draw.

Intel 10th Gen Comet Lake-S desktop CPUs launched: Up to 10 cores on 14nm, gaming still Intel's priorityIntel 10th Gen Comet Lake-S desktop CPUs launched: Up to 10 cores on 14nm, gaming still Intel's priority
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Now, the Comet Lake-S desktop CPUs have support for up to DDR4-2933 memory, Wi-Fi 6 comes by default with these chips and support for up to 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet. Another advantage of these CPUs are that most of them feature Intel’s integrated UHD Graphics 630 except for the F-series ones.

One thing to be noticed is that there’s a lot of power draw for the overclockable CPUs while most of them have a frugal 65 W TDP. So, as Intel these days do not ship CPUs with coolers, users have to buy an aftermarket to get the full advantage of these processors.

Intel 10th Gen Comet Lake-S desktop CPUs launched: Up to 10 cores on 14nm, gaming still Intel's priority

Intel says to tackle the extra thermal load, Intel has added a thinner level of silicon and thickened the copper IHS (integrated heat spreader). So, when paired with a soldered thermal interface solution, it will lead to lower temperatures across the motherboard, although this is a theoratical concept.

As the title says, Intel is betting more on the single-core frequency as they think games over the next couple of years will still remain as single-threaded applications, stating that 60% of all PC games currently are. 

Intel 10th Gen Comet Lake-S desktop CPUs launched: Up to 10 cores on 14nm, gaming still Intel's priority

Comparing with last-gen, Intel promises better gaming performance and also claimed that the Core i9-10900K is going to be the best processor for gaming. The company even citing a jump of 33% framerate boost in Mount & Blade II Bannerlord and 13% in Monster Hunter Iceborne games. 

Even though AMD’s Ryzen 3000 processors will complete its first anniversary in July, still Intel’s new CPUs lag behind in certain areas which I will get to you in my next post, stay tuned!

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Raunak Saha
Raunak Saha
A cs engineer by profession but foodie from heart. I am tech lover guy who has a passion for singing. Football is my love and making websites is my hobby.

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