Intel has begun plans to discontinue its 300-series chipsets, including the higher-end Z390, Z370 chipsets, as well as its longer life B and H series chipsets. The 300-series chipsets are based on the second revision of Intel's LGA1151 socket designed for its Coffee Lake processors. In 2017, to complement the launch of its 8th generation Core i7, i5, i3, Pentium, and Celeron Coffee Lake processors, Intel unveiled its 300-series chipsets. This includes the Z390, Z370, B365, and H310 chipsets. The most notable processors for the 300-series are the Core i7-8700K and Core i9-9900K, with these chips serving as Intel's flagship desktop processors from the end of 2017 up through the spring of 2020. But Coffee Lake's time on the market is getting ready to sunset, and...
Colorful, not a widely known brand in the States, has released a motherboard for the Z370 platform with an exotic name: the iGame Z370 Vulcan X V20. The board...6 by Joe Shields on 10/24/2017
The launch of Intel’s new 8th Generation ‘Coffee Lake’ processors for desktops is going to be an interesting one. On one side it redefines Intel’s main product stack and...84 by Ian Cutress, Anton Shilov, Joe Shields & Gavin Bonshor on 10/20/2017
Not willing to be left behind at the starting line, Biostar has announced its entries into the rapidly growing Z370 motherboard market. At the time of publication, Biostar is...20 by Joe Shields on 10/18/2017
Intel Announces 8th Generation Core "Coffee Lake" Desktop Processors: Six-core i7, Four-core i3, and Z370 Motherboards
In an unusual set of circumstances (ed: someone couldn't follow a simple embargo), this evening Intel is officially announcing its 8th Generation desktop CPU lineup, codenamed Coffee Lake. This...108 by Ryan Smith & Brett Howse on 9/25/2017