Last week, Intel introduced the latest, thirteenth generation of Core processors. It’s been codenamed Raptor Lake, and now comes its pinnacle and by far its most interesting piece. The Core i9-13900KS is a gaming processor, with a total of 24 cores and is currently the fastest chipset in the world (by default, without additional clocking).
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The Intel Core i9-13900KS is not just any processor, it is the ultimate piece of silicon designed for the most demanding users. It consists of 8 large P-Core cores, 16 smaller E-Core cores and is designed for the LGA 1700 socket. The processor has a total of 36 threads and also boasts a 36 MB L3 cache, while its peak power consumption can climb up to a brutal 320 W.
Intel Core i9-13900KS processor specifications
- Generation: Raptor Lake
- Socket: LGA 1700
- Number of cores/threads: 24 cores (8×P-Core, 16× E-Core), 36 threads
- Maximum frequency: up to 6 GHz
- TDP: up to 320 W (base TDP is 150 W)
- Integrated graphics card: UHD 770
- Supported memories: DDR5-5600 and DDR4-3200
- Supported motherboards: Z790 andZ690