How to buy Intel’s new 9th Gen processors

Intel’s new Core i9-9900K

Intel’s new 9th Gen Core i5, i7, and i9 processors are now available for preorder. While we’re still eagerly awaiting the company’s oft-delayed 10nm Cannon Lake CPU, the latest family of processors are bringing some welcomed improvements. From a security standpoint, they are each protected against Meltdown Variant 3 and L1 Terminal Fault issues. More generally, power users can expect a hearty bump up in performance — especially if you buy into the new i9-9900K, which Intel claims is the “best gaming processor in the world. Period.”

If you’re looking to upgrade your current PC, preordering now will guarantee delivery on or around launch day, which is currently set at October 19th. Here are a few places where you can buy a new 9th Gen…

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