The announcement of the flagship of Intel’s Basin Falls for high-performance desktops will be held may 30
Previously, we wrote about the fact that Intel moved to an earlier date the announcement of the flagship platform Basin Falls for high-end desktop PCs, and now the source has published and the exact date of the premiere. So, it is reported that the Central element of the system, chipset X299, will be announced may 30 – the first day of the exhibition Computex 2017.
At the event, Intel will reveal all the details about the platform and the new processors as well as demonstrate solutions on X299. After the announcement is allowed to publish reviews. However, in the sale of new motherboards and processors will only appear on 26 June, so that consumers will have enough time to familiarize themselves with the tests and surveys, on which you can make the decision to move to Basin Falls or not.
Intel X299 will be compatible with processors Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X LGA 2066 and will offer 24 lines PCI Express 3.0. Also supports four channels of DDR4-2667 MHz (Kaby Lake-X — only two channels).
It is expected that a range of processors Skylake-X will include five models with 6, 8, 10 and 12 cores. Their TDP will match the TDP of the processors of ruler Haswell-E and Broadwell-E, that is 140 watts, and the frequency of the younger members (6-and 8-core) will exceed 4 GHz.
Series processors Kaby Lake X will be presented Quad-core models Core i7 and Core i5 7740K-7640K. In fact, they will serve as an entry ticket to Basin Falls, as this CPU will be $400.