An Intel Core i9-11900K socketed into a motherboard

Intel is discontinuing its 11th-gen CPUs – but don’t panic-upgrade just yet

Intel has revealed that it plans to discontinue production of its higher-end 11th-gen CPUs, codename ‘Rocket Lake’, along with its 400- and 500-series chipset products. This isn’t an entirely unexpected move; Intel originally launched the 11th-gen desktop processor line back in March 2021, and has since been through two generations, with the most recent flagship…

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Intel Says Goodbye to Rocket Lake CPUs

Intel this week announced plans to discontinue its higher-end 11th Generation Core ‘Rocket Lake’ processors, which are made using its 14nm-class process technology. The CPUs will still be available to Intel’s partners for a while, but their days are now numbered. Intel also said it will phase out its 400 and 500-series chipsets for processors in LGA1200 packaging.  Intel advised its partners…