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8th gen Intel processors are now a thing, rendering my ‘new’ laptop worthless
Fri, 6th Oct 2017
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The 8th Gen Intel Core desktop processors are available to purchase in New Zealand starting now.

Offering a range of performance options for consumers, including unlocked “K” processors at each Intel Core brand, the 8th Gen Intel Core desktop processors are built for those who require premium performance: gamers, content creators and overclockers.

The new desktop processor family includes the new 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processor, which is the best desktop gaming processor ever from Intel, along with the first-ever 6-core Intel Core i5 desktop processor and 4-core Intel Core i3 desktop processor.

These processors deliverrate improvements of up to 25 % compared with 7th Gen Intel Core processors, enabling smooth gaming experiences.

Content creators can expect 65% faster editing times compared with a 3-year-old machine.

HWBOT, the authority on regulating international overclocking competitions and rankings, was fast at work to document overclocking records with two total world records and nine global first-places for the 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8700K processor.

The 8th gen Intel Core desktop processors are available through multiple retailers, along with new Intel Z370 chipset-based motherboards from all major motherboard manufacturers.

Of course, the new processors released merely a few weeks after I purchased a new laptop, which is now rendered completely useless in my tech-obsessed mind.

That being said I am planning on building a new desktop PC this December so this processor will definitely be a part of that endeavour.

I will just have to pray that nothing new releases after I build my PC.

It would be a tragedy if I had to take it out back and drop it in the rubbish like the laptop.

Though the future is tablets and holograms anyways, so I'm not sure why I care this much.

I might as well start working on my R2-D2 hologram PC if I really want to stay ahead of the curve.

The release of the 8th Gen Intel Core desktop processors is very exciting none the less.

And no, I didn't really scrap my laptop, what else am I supposed to eat off.