Intel today announced the launch of its latest 12th-generation Alder Lake processor, Intel Core i9-12900KS touted to be the world’s fastest desktop. The new processor delivers upto 5.5 GHz max turbo frequency in spec with Intel Thermal Velocity Boost and features Intel Adaptive Boost Technology (Intel ABT) to provide the ultimate gaming experience.
Commenting on the new launch, Intel’s general manager of Gaming, Creator & Esports Segment, Marcus Kennedy, said “Intel continues to push the envelope for desktop gaming with the new 12th Gen Intel Core i9-12900KS processor. Based on Intel’s 12th Gen performance hybrid architecture, this processor can hit 5.5 GHz on up to two cores for the first time, giving the most extreme gamers the ability to maximize performance.”
The new 12th Gen Intel Core i9-12900KS processor with 16 cores (eight Performance-cores and eight Efficient-cores) and 24 threads, and up to 5.5GHz max turbo frequency, 150W Processor Base Power and 30MB Intel Smart Cache for even more gaming power and performance.
This new Intel Core i9 processor will be available beginning April 5th with a recommended customer price starting at $739.