Today, Intel announced its first Core i9 chip for laptops saying it’s “the best gaming and creation laptop processor Intel has ever built.”
Intel Core i9-8950HK, which can reach speeds of up to 4.8 GHz with turbo boost, and is the first mobile Intel processor to offer six cores and 12 threads. It will give 29 percent overall speed boost over the previous seventh-generation Intel chips, with 41 percent improvement for gaming and up to 59 percent faster 4K video editing. Intel also announced new i5 and i7 chips along side i9, these chips are based on the company’s 14nm++ architecture known as Coffee Lake.
Intel also introduced new intel Core i5+, i7+, and i9+ badges to indicate that new computers feature both new Intel processors and Optane memory from the start.