Intel has launched a set of 11th Gen Intel Core S-series processors for desktop with i9-11900K chip at the core. First sighted during CES 2021, the chipset was previously codenamed ‘Rocket Lake-S’. The new Intel chip can boost up to 5.3GHz speed making it a highlighting feature.
A desktop remains the first choice when it comes to powerful performance, no matter whether laptops are in the headlines. Intel’s new 11th Gen chipset is developed in order to deliver a smooth experience for gaming enthusiasts and graphic-intensive tasks.
The Intel Core i9 and Core i7 are comprised of 8 cores while the Core i5 includes 6 cores. The 11th Gen Intel Core S-series desktop processor based on Cypress Cove architecture replacing Skylake microarchitecture. The top-in-line Core i9-11900K features up to 5.3GHz, 8 cores, 16 threads, and 16MB Smart Cache.
The new Intel desktop processor provides up to 19% improved performance significantly at gen-over-gen IPC. The processor will be assisted by Intel UHD graphics with Xe graphics architecture which the company claims will offer up to 50% better performance. Intel is also employing its Deep Learning Boost and Vector Neural Network Instructions within the 11th Gen desktop processor.
The Rocket Lake-S chipset will extend its support for DDR4 3200MHz RAM, PCIe 4.0 storage, Thunderbolt 4 USB port, and Wi-Fi 6E wireless connectivity.
Intel 11th Gen Desktop Processors
|Processor||Cores/Threads||Base Clock||Single/All Core Turbo||TDP||Graphics||Recommended Cost|
|Core i9-11900K||8/16||3.5GHz||5.3GHz/4.8GHz||125W||Intel UHD Graphics 750||$539|
|Core i9-11900||8/16||2.5GHz||5.2GHz/4.7GHz||65W||Intel UHD Graphics 750||$439|
|Core i7-11700K||8/16||3.6GHz||5.0GHz/4.6GHz||125W||Intel UHD Graphics 750||$399|
|Core i7-11700||8/16||2.5GHz||4.9GHz/4.4GHz||65W||Intel UHD Graphics 750||$323|
|Core i5-11600K||6/12||3.9GHz||4.9GHz/4.6GHz||125W||Intel UHD Graphics 750||$262|
|Core i5-11600||6/12||2.8GHz||4.8GHz/4.3GHz||65W||Intel UHD Graphics 750||$213|
|Core i5-11500||6/12||2.7GHz||4.6GHz/4.2GHz||65W||Intel UHD Graphics 750||$192|
|Core i5-11400||6/12||2.6GHz||4.4GHz/4.2GHz||65W||Intel UHD Graphics 730||$182|