Intel is on the point of launch its 14th Gen desktop processors later this 12 months and now MSI has by accident spilled all the small print. VideoCardz noticed a coaching video on MSI’s YouTube channel that features vital particulars on Intel’s unannounced 14th Gen processors, codenamed Raptor Lake-S Refresh. MSI says on common Intel’s 14th Gen processors might be three p.c sooner than the thirteenth Gen, however the Core i7 will see a giant 17 p.c bump to multithread workloads.
The video, which The Verge was capable of briefly watch earlier than it was made non-public, reveals that the core counts of the Core i5-14600K and Core i9-14900K will stay the identical as their thirteenth Gen equivalents, however the Core i7-14700K is getting a lift to its efficiency cores. As an alternative of eight efficiency and eight effectivity cores, the Core i7-14700K will embody 12 effectivity cores, which ends up in a 17 p.c enchancment to sure multithread workloads.
MSI’s leaked slide. Picture: MSI
MSI additionally reveals that there are not any architectural modifications to Intel’s 14th Gen chips, in order that they’re constructed on the identical Intel 7 (10nm) course of as present thirteenth Gen chips. Which means these CPUs may also work in present Z690 and Z790 motherboards from MSI, as we’ve seen from thte firm’s latest BIOS updates. The 14th Gen chips may also help greater DDR5 frequencies and enhancements to L3 cache, in response to MSI’s video.
Intel is now rumored to be asserting its 14th Gen processors throughout its Innovation 2023 occasion subsequent month. PC players might be ready to listen to precisely how Intel’s 14th Gen compares to AMD’s newest X3D processors, and whether or not Intel can regain the gaming CPU crown.