So the first drop of rain has hit the ground as we have found the first trace of SuperMicro’s upcoming Z390 motherboard (C9Z390-CG-IW). If you are finding the interesting part in this news, it lies in the Intel part of it i.e.the motherboard is equipped with Core i7-8700T processor, the low-power 6-core CPU already available in stores. Moreover, the Z390 can support Core i7-8700K.
According to what the experts are saying, the Z390 chipset will support both upcoming 8-core and existing 6-core 8th Gen Core CPUs. So Z390 has the same LGA1151 socket as other 300-series motherboards.
Though all this is based on speculations, having a look at the timing of this leak, it can be said that the board will roll out in one or two months.
Z390 + Core i7-8700T:
Z390 + Core i7-8700K: