The Most Powerful Desktop Processors from Intel

Computers with the new 9th Generation Intel® Core™ desktop processors are packed with performance for your mainstream customers and competitive gamers. With up to 8 cores, 16 threads, 5.0 GHz, and 16 MB cache the 9th Generation Intel® Core™ desktop processors are built for gaming. Earn 40-100 points when you purchase the latest Intel® Core™ processors from Intel® Authorized Distributors.

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Training: Introducing the 9th Gen Intel® Core™ Processor Family

Take this course to learn about the new features, benefits, and technologies in the 9th Gen Intel® Core™ processors – the most powerful desktop processors from Intel. Remember to complete the quiz to earn your credits.

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Know the Difference: High Performance Intel Processor Families

Do you know the difference in benefits between unlocked "K" processors, Intel® Core™ X-series, and Intel® Xeon® processors? Learn about each high-performance Intel processor family and which may be the best fit for your computing needs!

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9th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors

Most Powerful Generation of Intel® Core™ Desktop Processors

Whether your customer is a gamer looking for a fantastic in-game experience with the performance headroom for smooth live streaming and seamless highlights recording or is a creator that is ready to do more creating and sharing, less time waiting, this new generation of processors is ready to take them to that new level. Watch this short video to learn what these new processors can do for your customers.

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9th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors with STIM & Intel® Extreme Tuning Utility (Intel® XTU)

Learn how you can overclock with confidence using Intel® XTU and unlocked 9th Gen Intel® Core™ processors built with STIM.

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New Levels of Performance

With up to 8 cores/ 16 threads, 40 PCIe* lanes, and 5.0 GHz out of the box, learn how your mainstream customers can reach a new level of desktop computing performance with this new family of processors.

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Sales Brief

Use this sales brief to communicate the benefits of the latest Intel® Core™ processors to your customers.

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Unleash Performance with Unlocked Processors

Learn about the benefits of overclocking with new Unlocked 9th Gen Intel® Core™ desktop processors.

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Game on a Whole New Level

Learn about the benefits and features of the new 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9900K processor.

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Marketing Tools and Resources

Today's gamers want to get the absolute most out of their game play, desiring a system built for mega-tasking with overclocking capabilities1 2 to maximize performance. Use marketing tools featuring unlocked 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 processors, to promote your high-end desktop platforms to gaming enthusiasts.

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Intel® Core™ X-Series Processors

The Ultimate Platform for Creators

Made for creators, the latest Intel® Core™ X-series processor family is powered by up to 18 cores and 36 thread to address the compute-intensive demands of creators. Learn how you can give them the power and convenience of a full studio in their PCs with the new Intel® Core™ X-series processors.

Game + Stream+ Create

The X-series processor family is designed to scale to your customers’ performance needs by delivering options ranging from 8 to 18 cores for extreme performance, the latest technological advancements from Intel and headroom for the future.

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Marketing Tools and Resources

PCs featuring the latest Intel® Core™ X-series processors are designed for intense multi-threaded workloads and built to handle the most demanding content creation tools and apps. Drive demand for your high-end desktop PCs with these digital assets online and in social media.

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Product and Performance Information


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Altering clock frequency or voltage may damage or reduce the useful life of the processor and other system components, and may reduce system stability and performance. Product warranties may not apply if the processor is operated beyond its specifications. Check with the manufacturers of system and components for additional details.