Intel 13th Gen “Raptor Lake” & HEDT “Sapphire Rapids” Rumored to be Released in October, AMD Ryzen 7000 “Raphael” in August

According to latest rumors by known leaker ECSM_Official, the upcoming Intel 13th Gen Raptor Lake desktop processors are expected to be officially launched in October 2022, same release date as upcoming Intel HEDT “Sapphire Rapids”. While the upcoming AMD Ryzen 7000 series “Raphael” desktop CPUs are expected to be released as early as in August 2022.

Intel HEDT series “Sapphire Rapids” will will not be marketed as Core-X series but rather Xeon W3400/2400 so probably targeting the same consumer space as AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper PRO series.

Along with 13th Gen Raptor Lake-S desktop processors, Intel will also release high-end Z790 platform in October, and B760 and H770 series launching next year.