The Core i9-9900KS Special Edition Processor has been released globally. Intel Core i9-9900KS is the special edition of its Core i9-9900 K, currently the best and fastest 1080p gaming processor.
The new processor is based on the 8 core of the 9900 K, coffee lake-refresh based die with a turbo and base boost clock making the company launch this fastest CPU ever.
Intel’s new processor offers up to 4GHz base clock with 127 watts lower TDP rating With its all eight cores, it can boost 5GHz crank turbo clock. The CPU also has an Intel Smart Cache of 16 MB.
Frank Soqui, Intel VP and GM of the Desktop, Workstation and Channel Group said ,“Intel has raised the bar for desktop gaming with the new 9th Gen Intel Core i9-9900KS Special Edition processor.Based on the 9th Gen Intel Core i9-9900K architecture, it’s the world’s best gaming desktop processor made even better and created specifically for extreme gamers who want the most performance possible.This processor demonstrates another innovation milestone for Intel, following last year’s limited edition 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8086K.”
The highest performance processor in gaming and graphics is priced at$513.
It is said the processor is compatible with Z390 and Intel’s socket 1151 and 300-series chipset-based motherboards because of its base and turbo boost.
The i9-9900KS is based on Intel’s Coffee Lake architecture built on a 3rd generation improved 14nm++ manufacturing process similar to i9-9900 K and both possess 16 MB of L3 cache.
Users can definitely see a major performance difference compared to the regular i9-9900K. Intel says, special edition processor will be available for only limited time.