Intel teases new 9th-gen desktop processors suitable for iMac alongside 10nm ‘Lakefield,’ ‘Ice Lake’

January 8, 2019


A total of six processors were introduced as part of Intel’s keynote address, all as part of the company’s ninth-generation of Core chips for desktop use. While six are incoming, details relating to only one, the Core i5-9400, was detailed by the chip producer.

Launching in the first quarter, the Core i5-9400 is a six-core, six-thread chip with a base clock speed of 2.9GHx, rising to 4.1GHz when boosted. Made using a 14-nanometer process, the chip features 9MB of cache, a thermal design point of 65W, and onboard Intel UHD Graphics 630.

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