Intel is said to have introduced its 9th generation processors in October. While Intel's 10nm Cannon Lake chips have been delayed until 2019, this year's update is based on improvements to the existing 14nm process. Wccftech reports that Intel will introduce new Core i9, i7, and i5 chips on Oct. 1, which will be branded as 9th generation processors.
The mainstream flagship processor, Intel's Core i9-9900K, is expected ship with 8 cores and 16 threads. Leaky documents show that this will be the first mainstream Core i9 desktop processor to feature a 16 MB L3 cache and Intel's UHD 620 graphics chip. Even Intel's 9th generation Core i7 processor is expected to ship with 8 cores and 8 threads (versus the previous 6 cores), while the Core i5 ships with 6 cores and 6 threads.
Intel launches its unlocked overclockable processors first, followed by additional 9th generation processors early next year. If the start of October 1