The Intel Alder Lake-S 12 gen desktop processor will be officially launched in the second half of 2021. Here is the first leaked image of Intel Alder Lake-S desktop processor, you can take a look above.
Compared to Comet Lake-S, Alder Lake-S is 7.5 mm taller. Comet Lake-S features LGA 1200 socket, while Alder Lake-S features LGA 1700 socket. Rumors said Intel intends to keep the LGA 1700 socket for at least three generations. Intel Alder Lake is to feature with DDR5 support and possibly even PCI Express 5.0.