Intel Announces Limited Edition Core i7-8086K, New 28-Core CPU

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The company will also be looking to celebrate the company's 50th anniversary (and the 40th anniversary of Intel's x86 architecture) by releasing a limited edition 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8086K processor with a 5.0 GHz turbo frequency. The chip manufacturer also announced plans to release a 28-core, 5GHz chip later in the year. The 8086K pays homage to one of the most important moments in tech history, and that guaranteed 5GHz boost speed is nothing to scoff at.

For overclockers, the CPU is unlocked, which means that it can be overclocked to even greater stable speeds depending on the cooling provided to the CPU and power settings.

Meanwhile, for desktop users, Bryant announced that Intel will be rolling out a new X-series and Intel Core S-series processor "by the end of the year".

According to Intel's announcement at Computex, the company is working on something called "Intel Low Power Display Technology", which can cut LCD power consumption in half, and thus drastically reduce battery drainage.

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Intel's Computex presentation surprisingly included an apparently overclocked 28-core processor at an impressive 5.0 GHz, but as per usual for a tradeshow demo, the company didn't share many details. The countries are: USA, Canada (excluding Quebec), UK, France, Germany, South Korea, Taiwan, Japan, and China (excluding Hong Kong).

Intel is giving residents of certain countries the chance to win a Core i7-8086K in a sweepstakes, with 8086 being given away in total. Participants will have a 24-hour window in which to enter the sweepstakes, and this is said to start June 7th 2018 at 5PM PST.

The Intel Core i7-8086K processor will be available for purchase beginning on June 8, 2018 at 12:01 am PDT (the actual anniversary date of the first Intel 8086 processor). The end result of these efforts are devices that can potentially last as long as 28 hours on a single charge, but there's no word on when we might see this tech debut in consumer products.