Intel Devil’s Canyon Also Listed Compatible With 8 Series Chipsets Officially – Did Intel Break Under Pressure?
As we all know Intel launched
the Devil’s Canyon processors last week. The SKUs launched have several
impressive features and performance enhancements. The flagship
processor of the series, the Intel Devil’s Canyon Core i7-4790K is to be
the first 22nm consumer CPU to obtain a clock frequency of 4 GHz and a
boost frequency of 4.4 GHz. It is to come with 4 cores and 8 threads and
will allow consumers to overclock it past the limits set by Intel due
to improved thermal design and packaging materials. The next processor
on the list, the Core i5-4690K featuring 4 cores and 4 threads with a
boost frequency of 3.9 GHz. The 4690K features similar overclocking
capabilities as the i7-4790K.