AMD recently announced the Ryzen 7 5800X3D, it triples its on-die last-level cache using the 3D Vertical Cache technology, to level up to Intel’s “Alder Lake-S” processors in gaming, while using the existing “Zen 3” IP. According to PC enthusiast OneRaichu on Twitter, Intel’s next gen Raptor Lake-S desktop processors will also feature massive cache size increases, is rumored to feature 68 MB of “total cache”.
According to VideoCardZ, Biostar has just submitted Z790 and B760 motherboards to EEC. There is a new filing featuring Biostar Z790 Valkyrie, Z790 Racing GTA, and Z790-A Silver motherboards and some mid-range B760 motherboards. These motherboards are designed for next gen Raptor Lake-S desktop processors.
The Intel Core i9-12900K (Amazon/B&H/Newegg) is Intel’s flagship 12th Gen Alder Lake-S desktop processor released in the second half of 2021. Intel Core i9-12900K is a great CPU for gaming. Looking for recommended Z690 motherboards for i9-12900K ? We have tested and reviewed latest motherboards, and below are top recommended ones for Intel Core i9-12900K:
According to VideoCardZ, a new Intel Alder Lake-S processor called Intel Core i9-12900KS is now being tested by board partners. It is basically a pre-binned SKU with an all-core (Performance core) boost at 5.2 GHz, so 200 MHz higher than Core i9-12900K. The ‘S’ stands for special edition and we have seen a few of those from Intel in the past with the last one being the Core i9-9900KS.