Intel has confirmed that its 11th Gen Rocket Lake desktop processors will be out in the first quarter of 2021, with PCI 4.0 support on board.
The timing of Intel’s announcement was no coincidence. AMD is going to unveil its first CPUs based on it Next-gen Gen 3 architecture For desktop computers of tomorrow, Intel will definitely offer a lot of competition for dominance for high-powered PCs. Intel’s certification that it has its own new chips on the way next year seems to be a reminder to PC builders that there are options available beyond any flashing hardware announced by AMD.
Intel news is unclear when it comes to the actual release date, Videocard Reports The chips will arrive in March 2021. The new Rocket Lake-S chips are said to be compatible with existing Intel 400-series motherboards, which will help anyone who wants to upgrade next year when the new chips launch.
Wccftech While Intel has some more information on what to expect from the next major overhaul of its desktop processors, it is expected that Intel will still use the same 14nm process it has been using for years. However, Wccftech Stated that it would backport some architectural improvements initiated by Intel Willow Cove Construction From its 11th gen mobile processors, Intel has yet to release 10nm desktop products but still needs to provide some significant updates.
In addition to PCI 4.0, the new Rocket Lake-S lineup also supports integrated Thunderbolt 4 (and USB4), along with the company’s new graphics.