Intel’s high-end Coffee Lake series of processors has already captured the scene with its unbelievable benchmark reports. The Coffee lake processor is said to be the fastest of the Intel’s processors produced till date. The confirmed date for the release of Coffee Lake processors is 5th of October, 2017.
Intel’s Price Hike
With great quality, comes great price! Well, you have to pay well for the world’s fastest processor series as Intel has decided to increase the price per core in its upcoming lineup. The expected percentage of price rise is around 12.5 to 25 percent. So if you are thinking of the price of Core i7-8700K, it is expected to be around $339. Likewise, the Core i7-7700K can cost you $400 north. If you want to remain a bit on the lower-end, get the $300 Core i5-8600K. Same goes for all Core i5 six-core and Core i3 quad-core SKUs.
We are covering the compatible hardware for Coffee Lake processors side by side and as a starter option for motherboards, you can go for the Z370 Express motherboard which is by far the only board available in the market to support the 8th gen processors. So make sure that you get all the necessary hardware required for the processor to run.