View Single Post
  #7 (permalink)  
Old May 4, 2018, 09:52 AM
Mr. Friendly's Avatar
Mr. Friendly Mr. Friendly is offline
Hall Of Fame
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: British Columbia
Posts: 2,011

My System Specs

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Lysrin View Post
So that would support that they might work in existing Coffee Lake boards? I suppose they likely have requirements of the Z390 chipset separate from the die size.

I don't have a Coffee Lake system obviously, just curious as to where this 8-core chip might fall in the sequence of chips, and of course if 8-cores worked in the existing boards one could get a used board and new chip, perhaps save little money.
it's surmised that the 8 core processor is Intel's planned response to the Ryzen Plus, which is why they think an R7 2800 and 2800X weren't launched/announced. It may have been reserved to see what Intel did.

now that's all guestimation, but it makes sense.
Reply With Quote