Intel's 8th Generation 'Coffee Lake' CPU Go On Sale

👤by Tim Harmer Comments 📅05.10.2017 17:16:47


Overclockers UK is proud to announce Intel's new 8th Generation Processors, known as "Coffee Lake". With improved performance all-round, Coffee Lake is the perfect companion for both consumer and professional needs, delivering new and exciting features, and improved efficiency.

The 8th Generation Intel Core Processors redefine desktop computing delivering blistering performance with up to 6 cores / 12 threads of pure processing power, up to a 4.7GHz clock, 12MB cache and multi-threading on certain 8th generation processors.

The 'K' edition processors take things to the next level, allowing you to unlock performance, push new boundaries, and unleash unparalleled gaming and VR experiences.

The new 8th Generation Intel Core processor family delivers:

• An impressive portfolio of standard and unlocked processors for a broad range of usages and performance levels.

• New levels of system performance when paired with Intel Optane memory to deliver amazing system responsiveness.

• Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology to give you that extra burst of performance when you need it.

• Intel Hyper-Threading technology, which allows each processor core to work on two tasks at the same time, improving multitasking, speeding up workflows, and accomplishing more in less time.

• DDR4 RAM memory technology support, which allows systems to have up to 64 GB of memory and up to 2666 MT/s memory transfer speeds.

• The ability to set an overclocked ratio per core with unlocked processors, when paired with select chipset SKUs, to provide you more control and more granularity for overclocking your platform.

Intel Coffee Lake Launch SKUs

Experience Amazing

8th Generation Intel Core processor-based desktop platforms are loaded with new and enhanced features to deliver amazing experiences that five-year-old systems can’t handle.

Incredible VR

Great VR experiences involve the entire platform, not just any one component. The ideal combination of processor, graphics, I/O connectivity, display, and audio are required. A high-performance processor is key to achieving a balanced platform to make your VR experiences great. Attach your premium head-mounted display (HMD) to an Intel Core i7 or i5 processor-based PC, and prepare to be amazed.

Great Gaming

Outstanding gaming experiences extend beyond your personal smooth gameplay to your entire gaming community. The 8th Generation Intel Core processor family makes it easy to share those experiences by live-streaming or recording, editing, and posting your epic highlights. To perform at your best, get a great gaming PC powered by an 8th Generation Intel Core i7 processor that lets you live and share the ultimate gaming experience.

Ultra-high Definition Entertainment

To play premium movie streams in stunning 4K UHD, get an advanced platform that supports the latest media technologies enabling today’s great entertainment.

Ultimate Protection Built Into the Silicon

8th Generation Intel Core processors integrate hardware level technologies that strengthen the protection of your enabled security software. Hardware-based security helps you experience online and offline activities with peace of mind

Scalable Portfolio of Processors

The 8th Generation Intel Core processor family is a great investment in your desktop experiences—whether for gaming, entertainment, or general-purpose computing wherever your life takes you. From the jaw-dropping performance of the 8th Generation Intel Core i7-8700K processor with six cores to the practical capabilities of the 8th Generation Intel Core i3-8100 processor, our latest generation of desktop processors fits a wide range of budgets and needs.

Read the review of the Premium Award-winning Core i7-8700K

Recent Stories