Intel Announces New 9th Generation Intel Core i9-9900KS Special Edition Processor

👤by Michael Pabia Comments 📅28.10.2019 23:17:57
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Intel today announces the new 9th generation Intel Core i9-9900KS Special Edition processor delivering up to 5.0GHz all-core turbo frequency out of the box for the ultimate gaming experience. The Intel Core i9-9900KS Special Edition is much like the Intel Core i7-8086K Processor, delivering an all-core turbo frequency of 5.00 GHz and also available in a very limited quantity. Intel also presents the new Intel Core i9-9900KS Special Edition processor as the world’s best for gaming processor.

“Intel has raised the bar for desktop gaming with the new 9th Gen Intel Core i9-9900KS Special Edition processor. Based on the 9th Gen Intel Core i9-9900K architecture, it’s the world’s best gaming desktop processor made even better and created specifically for extreme gamers who want the most performance possible. This processor demonstrates another innovation milestone for Intel, following last year’s limited edition 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8086K.”
–Frank Soqui, Intel vice president and general manager of the Desktop, Workstation and Channel Group


Newegg’s Introduction of the i9-9900KS Processor



The Intel Core i9-9900KS is an unlocked processor with 8 cores and 16 threads, up to 4.0GHz base frequency, 127W TDP, 16MB Intel Smart Cache, and supports up to 40 platform PCIe lanes. See i9-9900KS’s key features and capabilities below:

- Up to 5.0 GHz all-core turbo frequency; up to 4.0 GHz base frequency, which allows games to run faster when they scale across more cores for higher frame rates
- Eight cores, 16 threads, 127W TDP, 16 MB Intel Smart Cache, and up to 40 platform PCIe lanes
- Compatible with existing Z390 motherboards
- Up to 27% faster mega-tasking when you simultaneously game, stream, and record compared with a 3-year-old PC
- Up to 35% more frames per second compared with a 3-year-old PC
- Up to 17% faster 4K video editing compared with the previous generation and up to 78% faster compared with a 3-year-old PC
- One-year warranty
- Overclock confidently with new and enhanced features like Intel Performance Maximizer, which makes it easy to dynamically and reliably custom-tune the unlocked processor based on the processor’s individual performance DNA

Pricing and Availability
The 9th generation Intel Core i9-9900KS will be available starting October 30, 2019, with a recommended price starting at $513. On the other hand, Silicon Lottery announces that it will be selling binned i9-9900KS processors which will likely be priced higher than the starting price Intel announced. To understand what binned processors are, check out our article here.

Source: Intel Newsroom

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