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What is Intel 15th gen called?

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Last Updated on October 18, 2023
What is Intel 15th gen called?
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As the tech world buzzes about Intel’s 14th-gen Core processors, originally slated to be named Meteor Lake but now known as Raptor Lake Refresh, a new question emerges: What is Intel 15th gen called? If you’ve been eagerly awaiting this next leap in processing power, you’re in the right place for some answers.

What are the Intel 15th-generation processors called?

Intel 15th gen is called Arrow Lake. Although Intel is yet to launch 14th-gen at full scale, the name of the upcoming 15th-gen processors is out. It will be called the Arrow Lake series.

A lot of new information is made available about the upcoming 15th gen. However, some of this information is just rumors and may change over time as we come close to their release in 2024.

Speculated information about Intel 15th gen

Intel’s 15th-gen Arrow Lake CPUs are expected to hit the market in the fourth quarter of 2024. While they may not support hyper-threading, the latest rumors suggest that these processors will employ a more advanced form of multi-threading technology to optimize performance.

New socket and architecture

One of the most talked-about aspects is the likely introduction of a new socket and architecture, initially planned for Meteor Lake. This means the current LGA1700 socket could see an upgrade, possibly to an LGA 1851 socket, although this is not confirmed.

Core counts and efficiency

Arrow Lake CPUs are rumored to feature an increased number of cores, enhancing their overall performance. Base models are expected to have 8 performance cores and 16 efficiency cores. However, higher-end variants, possibly released in early 2025, could boast 8 performance cores and a whopping 32 efficiency cores.

Compatibility concerns

While the increase in core counts is good news, there’s a downside. Due to the significant architectural changes, these new chips may not be compatible with existing sockets and motherboards. This means you might need to invest in new hardware components to upgrade to Intel’s 15th-gen processors.

What socket will Intel’s 15th-gen use?

While there’s no official information, rumors suggest that Intel’s 15th-gen Arrow Lake processors could use an LGA 1851 socket. However, this is still speculative and should be confirmed closer to the release date.

What is Intel 14th gen called?

Originally intended to be named Meteor Lake, Intel’s 14th-gen processors are now known as Raptor Lake Refresh. This change has led to a lot of speculation about what we can expect from the upcoming 15th-gen Arrow Lake CPUs.

The name change for Intel’s 14th-gen processors has sparked curiosity among PC enthusiasts, especially those focused on desktops and GPUs. With only minor changes in cores and architecture for the 14th-gen, the spotlight is now on what the 15th generation will bring in terms of specifications and performance.

What’s coming next year?

As we look forward to next year, the anticipation for Intel’s 15th gen Arrow Lake processors is palpable. Will they redefine the benchmarks for performance and efficiency? Stick around as we delve into the latest information available.

Conclusion

As we wrap up, it’s almost certain that the question, “What is Intel 15th gen called?” has a definitive answer: Arrow Lake. While this name is set, other details about these groundbreaking CPUs are still in flux. We’ll continue to update you with the latest insights, especially as we get closer to the anticipated release date.

Performance horizon

One thing is clear: Intel’s 15th-gen Arrow Lake processors are poised to redefine performance standards. With rumors of a significant performance increase over Intel’s Raptor Lake and even Alder Lake, the tech community is buzzing with excitement.

Configuration concerns

As we await more concrete information, questions about configuration compatibility remain. Will these new processors require a complete system overhaul, or will they be more forgiving? Only time will tell.

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