Intel has announced the details and availability of the new Intel Core i9-13900KSthe fastest desktop processor in the world.
Intel i9-13900KS, unmatched speed
The new processor offers up to 6.0 GHz maximum turbo frequency, making it the first PC processor to break all records. The user experience is superb and particularly suitable for gamers and content creators on the desktop.
“The Core i9-13900KS extends the excellence of our 13th Generation Intel Core desktop processor family, demonstrating the new peaks of performance made possible by the hybrid architecture. The most extreme gamers and enthusiasts will be able to reach new levels of performance thanks to the first desktop processor to offer a frequency of 6.0 GHz as standard”. commented Marcus Kennedy, Intel Client Computing Group manager, Gaming and Channel.
Intel i9-13900KS also features a Intel Smart Cache of 36MB. Specifically, the processor offers:
- Maximum turbo frequency up to 6.0 GHz with Intel Thermal Velocity Boost. It is the first PC processor to reach 6.0 GHz without overclocking;
- Intel® Adaptive Boost Technology, ideal for boosting gaming performance by enabling higher multicore turbo frequencies as appropriate;
- 24 cores (8 Performance Cores and 16 Efficient Cores), 32 threads, 150W processor base power, 36MB Intel Smart Cache, and a total of 20 PCIe lanes (16 PCIe 5.0 lanes and four PCIe 4.0 lanes);
- support up to DDR5 5600 MT/s and DDR4 3200 MT/s;
- compatibility with Z790 and Z690 motherboards, with the latest BIOS recommended for the best gaming and content creation experience.
As for the availability of the new Intel i9-13900KS, this special edition processor is available from January 12, 2023 at an MSRP starting at $699.00.
The processor is available in original packaging from resellers worldwide or through Intel OEM and channel partner resellers.