The Intel Core i9-11900K processor is Intel’s 11th Gen Core S series flagship processor, code name is Rocket Lake S. The official release date is on March 3oth, 2021, you can pre-order now at Amazon/Adorama/B&H Photo/Newegg. Stay tuned for more info.
Intel today has officially announced the 11th Gen Rocket Lake-S desktop CPUs, see the press release below:
11th Gen Intel Core: Unmatched Overclocking, Game Performance
The 11th Gen Intel® Core™ S-series desktop processors (code-named “Rocket Lake-S”) launched worldwide today, led by the flagship Intel® Core™ i9-11900K. Reaching speeds of up to 5.3GHz with Intel® Thermal Velocity Boost1, the Intel Core i9-11900K delivers even more performance to gamers and PC enthusiasts.
The upcoming 11th Gen Intel Core i9-11900K will be available for pre-order on March 16th next week. And the release date is at the end of this month. Currently, full specs of Intel Core i9-11900K now leaked online, shows up to 14% faster than i9-10900K, and also faster than AMD’s Ryzen 9 5900X.
The upcoming Intel 11th Gen Rocket Lake-S desktop processors will be officially available for pre-order on March 16th next month. On that day Intel will have a product announcement for the 11th Gen Rocket Lake-S CPUs. While the release date and reviews will be available on March 30th, two weeks after announcement.
According to latest rumors on HKEPC, the upcoming Intel Rocket Lake-S desktop processors will be officially released on March 15th, 2021. This seems several weeks early than previous rumored release date. Intel has already launched 500 series motherboards (Can be pre-order here) with full support for Rocket Lake-S CPUs and PCI Gen4 for GPU and fast NVMe storage.
The upcoming Intel Core i9-11900K now breaks 1900 points in Geekbench single-core benchmark, it’s 35% higher than its predecessor i9-10900K. With 8-cores and 16-threads, it is also able to match the 20-thread 10900K CPU in the multi-core benchmark.
The flagship Intel Core i9-11900K 11th Gen Rocket Lake-S desktop processor now finally debuts on PassMark. According to PassMark, the CPU scored 3,764 points in CPU Mark (single-thread performance), which is 7% faster than Ryzen 7 5800X based on Zen3 architecture.
Intel today has officially announced the 11th Gen Rocket Lake-S desktop processors. In a screenshot obtained by Geeknetic during Intel’s CES 2021 press, it seems that Intel Core i9-11900K can beat AMD Ryzen 9 5900X in a special game called Metro Exodus. The Core i9-11900K has 8-core & 16-thread, and Ryzen 9 5900X has 12-core & 24-thread.
MSI official account at South Korean Danawa has just confirmed that the upcoming Intel 11th Gen Rocket Lake-S CPU will be officially released at the end of March. And currently Intel 400 series motherboards will fully support Rocket Lake-S CPUs. The official announcement for Intel Rocket Lake-S CPU could be as early as CES 2021 in next few days.