Sources with VideoCardz have learned that Intel plans to lift the ad embargo on its new Core i9-14900K, Core i7-14700K, and Core i5-14600K “Raptor Lake-S Refresh” processors on October 16, with sales and reviews commencing the next day on Tuesday, October 17. The Core i9-14900K, Intel’s latest flagship, is said to feature 24 cores, while the Core i7-14700K and Core i5-14600K are said to feature 20 and 14 cores, respectively. Intel is expected to announce these CPUs at its Innovation 2023 event, which begins on Tuesday, September 19.
Intel Raptor Lake-S Refresh Embargo Dates
- Ad Embargo: October 16, 2023, 6:00 AM PST
- Sales + Reviews Embargo: October 17, 2023, 6:00 AM PST
It’s important to note that this release date encompasses only six models, specifically the K and KF-series…along with their respective KF variants lacking integrated graphics support. All of these are unlocked 125W TDP models, with non-K series variants featuring TDPs of 65W and lower expected to arrive around CES 2024 next year.
The company is expected to unveil several other products, including the mobile Core 100 Ultra lineup, codenamed “Meteor Lake,” and possibly some mobile rebrands from the Raptor Lake Refresh series. Additionally, there are expectations that Intel might provide updates on Arc GPUs…