14nm articles

Intel's 8th-gen Core CPUs will again be 14nm

Intel confirmed at their annual Investor Day in California that some of their 8th-generation Core processors will remain on a 14nm manufacturing node. This will be the fourth consecutive year that Intel's main processor line will use 14nm technology.

Intel Core i7-6700K Review: Skylake arrives with the latest 'tock'

Whereas Broadwell was a 'tick' in Intel's "tick-tock" release cycle, Skylake is a 'tock', which means the same manufacturing process along architecture improvements. Chief among the changes is a new LGA1151 socket, which will require a new motherboard that supports an Intel 100 Series chipset, as well as support for DDR4 memory. On hand today we have the Core i7-6700K, a quad-core processor operating at a base clock of 4.0GHz.