Latest News Intel’s 13th Gen 13600 and below to be based on the older Alder Lake architecture

Simply days in the past, I mentioned how excited I used to be concerning the upcoming Intel Core i5 13400 (opens in new tab). The addition of E cores is definitely the largest enchancment over our favourite finances CPU, the i5 12400 (opens in new tab), however there’s some new data that leads me to place an asterisk subsequent to the phrase excited.

Based on leaked slides from Igor’s Lab (opens in new tab) (through (opens in new tab)) the non-Okay i5 chips gained’t be primarily based on the Raptor Lake structure, however as an alternative be primarily based on the prevailing twelfth Gen Alder Lake with its Golden Cove P cores. This implies the likes of the 13400, 13500 and 13600 will miss out on the Cypress Cove P core enhancements that include Raptor Lake, together with cache measurement will increase.

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