New desktop CPUs will need the new chipset
As it officially announced its new 8th Generation Core CPUs, Intel has also released official pictures of the upcoming 8th Generation desktop CPUs, which confirm the requirement for a completely new 300-series chipset.
Starts with U-series Core i5 and Core i7 CPUs
Intel has now officially revealed its newest 8th Generation Core CPUs with first Core i5 and Core i7 CPUs that will be a part of the Core U-series, aimed at ultrathin notebooks and 2-in-1s for both consumer and small business markets.
Coming in quad- and six-core configurations
A leaked slide that was recently spotted revealed full some further details regarding the upcoming Intel 8th generation Core CPU based on 14nm Coffee Lake architecture.