After all the series of processors till 8th gen i7, Intel launched new generation processor with additional core. Intel launched 9th generation i9 8 core processor which is relatively faster than previous generation processors.
The new Core i9-9900KS is an 8-core processor that will run at 5.0 GHz during single core workloads and multi-core workloads.
The core i9 series gets power by adding more cores. The i9 series will be launch is step by step manner.
The processor is going to be the most expensive processor than other lineup from company.
- Core i9-7980XE (Extreme Edition): 18 cores | $1,999 (approx.)
- Core i9-7960X: 16 cores | $1,699 (approx.)
- Core i9-7940X: 14 cores | $1,399 (approx.)
- Core i9-7920X: 12 cores | $1,199 (approx.)
- Core i9-7900X: 10 cores | $999 (approx.)
The motherboard is totally different from other processors like i3, i5, i7. You will require new motherboard if you have any plan to buy the i9 processor.
There is group of users who does the simple work, for example, Student or Home user like watching movies, playing small games, uses excel, PowerPoint etc. They doesn’t require that much amount of power. So they can stick with the i3 , i5 processors.
The users who does heavy task like Video editing, graphics designing, coders or architects, they require pure horsepower. So they can get this new Intel’s i9 processor right now.