Intel is commemorating 40 years of its 8086 processor, clocked at 4 GHz. The interesting news is that this processor dubbed Core i7-8086K has a maximum Turbo Boost frequency of 5.00 GHz, making it the first mainstream desktop processor to hit the 5.00 GHz mark, out of the box.

The Core i7-8086K could be part of the CoffeeLake spec and the SKU bears the part number “BX80684I78086K.” It will work with 300 series motherboards. The price is expected to be $486 as shown in the screen shot below. Intel could unveil the Core i7-8086K at the 2018 Computex to be held next week at Taipei.

By Harry