Intel Unveils the 8th Gen Intel® Core™ Processor Family for Desktop, Featuring Intel’s Best Gaming Processor Ever  promises 25% better performance, goes on sale from 5 Oct 2017

The new desktop processor family introduces Intel’s best gaming desktop processor ever – the Intel Core i7-8700K. It is capable of 4.7 GHz maximum single-core turbo frequency, the highest frequency ever from Intel thanks to Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, making it a performance powerhouse for both single and multi-threaded applications.

The processor family also includes the first-ever 6-core Intel Core i5 desktop processor and first-ever 4-core Intel Core i3 desktop processor, offering a wide range of performance options for consumers with unlocked “K” processors that deliver maximum tuning flexibility at each brand level.