Intel announced on Tuesday (27) its 13th generation of desktop processors. The “K” line, as always, is the first to get off the ground and reach overclocking enthusiasts, but there is an even more powerful model than the Core i9-13900K that should be released in 2023, the Core i9-13900KS, which had details revealed in a leak this Wednesday (28).
Courtesy of a Chinese social media user bile, the screenshot below shows the Core i9-13900KS with its 24 cores and 32 threads. It can be seen that the CPU scores 982.5 points in single-core testing and 18,453.4 points in multi-threaded on CPU-Z, proving to be even faster than the Core i9-12900KS.
To visualize in numbers, the supposed Core i9-13900KS proved to be 19% faster than its predecessor in single-core and 55% faster using multiple threads — this improvement is directly related to the increase in the core count compared to the Core i9-12900KS, which had “only” 16 cores, 8 of which were high-performance and 8 low-power.
It is also worth comparing the score with its biggest rival, the AMD Ryzen 9 7950X, which arrived in Europe last Tuesday (27) with a suggested price of R$ 5,499. The Core i9-13900KS proved to be 18% faster in multi-thread and 25% faster in single-thread.
It is worth remembering, on the other hand, that the energy consumption of these processors is different. Intel’s model is supposed to work with 125W TDP that can rise to 253W at PL2, plus a supposed “extreme performance” mode that would devour up to 350W. AMD chose to keep the TDP at 170W, but using 5nm FinFET lithography.
The parameters for analyzing the performance of a processor always vary depending on several factors, so it is always good to note that the results may differ in real use. For now, Intel hasn’t confirmed the specs — or even the existence — of the Core i9-13900KS, but previous leaks have given us good hints.
It is assumed that the “KS” version of the top of the range will be equipped with enough to reach 6.0 GHz and will have 68 MB of total cache, so it rivals new AMD solutions, which boast up to 64 MB cache.
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