Chinese language tipster has hinted concerning the launch date of Intel’s next-generation processors, Based on WeChat public account ChannelGate, Intel may launch the brand new Z590, B560, and H510 by way of its motherboard companions earlier than the Rocket Lake processor convention on January 11. This information is prone to be leaked by way of home motherboard manufacturers and distributors. There are additionally rumors that the Rocket Lake processor convention may be on the finish of February or early March.
If these rumors are true, then the motherboard launch date coincides with the CES 2021 held on January 11. Arduous for Intel to discover a cheap motive to elucidate why the motherboard launch date is a full month forward of the processor launch date. If customers plan to construct a brand new Intel platform in January and put together for future upgrades to Rocket Lake processors, then that is excellent news they usually can immediately purchase new 500 collection motherboards, though there are few folks like this. Moreover, Intel’s 400 collection motherboards ought to be suitable with Rocket Lake processors.
By means of the traits of Intel’s upcoming Rocket Lake processor, we are able to mainly perceive what capabilities the brand new 500 collection motherboards will assist. Together with assist for PCI-E Gen 4, assist for AVX-512, assist for Thunderbolt 4, and extra PCI-E channels, particularly the addition of Four channels, devoted to M.2 NVMe slots. The communication bandwidth between the processor and the chipset has additionally been upgraded, from Four channels to eight channels, plus the up to date HDMI 2.0b and USB 3.2 Gen 2.2 (20G) interfaces. As well as, I don’t know what capabilities H510, B560 and Z590 will present greater than 400 collection chipset motherboards. We will solely await Intel to debate related info throughout CES 2021 subsequent month.