Intel has confirmed that its 11th Gen Rocket Lake desktop processors will be out sometime in the first quarter of 2021, with PCIe 4.0 support on board.
The timing of Intel’s announcement is likely not a coincidence. AMD is about to unveil its first CPUs based on its next-gen Zen 3 architecture for desktop computers tomorrow, in what will almost certainly provide the most competition for Intel’s dominance for high-powered PCs yet. Intel’s confirmation that it has its own new chips on the way next year feels like a reminder to PC builders that there are options available beyond whatever flashy hardware AMD announces.
While Intel’s news is vague when it comes to an actual release date, Videocardz reports…tech, The Verge