Last month, Intel unveiled the next update HEDT platform LGA2066 in the form of 14-nm processors Cascade Lake-X. the chip maker did not announce the exact release date of the new CPU, assuring that in sale they will arrive before the end of November. Soon a number of reliable sources have reported that the release of Cascade Lake-X is scheduled for the first days of this month.
As we know, at the same time, AMD plans to reveal to the world the third generation of chips Ryzen Threadripper, “migrated” to the 7-nm microarchitecture Zen 2. Apparently, Intel decided that these days all the attention of the PC enthusiasts will belong to the “red” CPU, and the release of Cascade Lake-X should be moved to a later date. First reported by Taiwan web resource PCDIY, and soon this information through retailers confirmed by the German web publication ComputerBase.
The line HEDT processors Intel Core 10th generation will come only on November 25. Recall, this family is represented by four models with the number of cores from 10 to 18 pieces. They are supported with earlier released motherboards with socket LGA2066 (subject to firmware updates for UEFI) and stand out against its predecessors recommended value: flagship Core i9-10980XE was valued at $979, while the Core i9-9980XE at the time of release was available at least $1979.
Meanwhile, details about the new generation of AMD Ryzen Threadripper will be released on Tuesday, November 5th. Junior CPU in the line should be Ryzen Threadripper 3960X, which operates 24 cores Zen 2. It is rumored that the new family will get 64 cores.