But AMD-Intel price war may save vendors from supply chain issues
With the global decline in PC shipments finally showing signs of slowing, motherboard vendors are expecting to see a correlated slowing of overall volume in 2017, with some estimates hovering near 10 percent from last year.
Intel is expected to announce Basin Falls, its upcoming High-End Desktop (HEDT) platform based on the X299 chipset, and its Coffee Lake mainstream desktop platform based on the Z300-series chipset, two months earlier than originally scheduled, according to industry sources.
Coffee Lake might bring six cores to mainstream
Chinese tech site BenchLife.info has got its paws on some slides which show details of Intel's 9th generation Core processors.