Intel announces monster class CPU 'Core i9-13900KS' operating at maximum 6 GHz

Intel announced the desktop CPU `` Core i9-13900KS '' that runs at up to 6 GHz on Thursday, January 12, 2023. The Core i9-13900KS is positioned as the top model of the 13th generation Core processor 'Raptor Lake' series, and it is appealing that it has achieved 6.0 GHz in the shipping state for the first time as a home CPU.

13th Gen Intel Core i9-13900KS Brings Unprecedented Speed to Desktop...

The Core i9-13900KS has a rated frequency of 3.2GHz and a turbo frequency of up to 6.0GHz. ``Extreme gamers and PC enthusiasts can improve their daily performance more than ever with the industry's first desktop CPU that runs at 6.0 GHz out of the box,'' Intel said.

In the movie below, you can see that the Core i9-13900KS is actually running at 6.0 GHz.

Sneak Peek: 6 GHz Intel Core Out-of-the-Box Demo-YouTube

The following machines have Core i9-13900KS. The power supply seems to be using CORSAIR's ' RM1000x '.

Checking the monitor, you can see that the P core is running at 6000.0MHz (6.0GHz).

Comparing the specifications of the Core i9-13900KS with the Core i9-13900K that existed when the 13th generation Core processor was announced, it looks like this. You can see that the operating frequency of both the high-performance P core and the power-saving E core has improved. In addition, the Core i9-13900KS can use a new power management profile 'Extreme Power Delivery Profile', and the maximum power consumption when using the Extreme Power Delivery Profile is 320W.

model Core i9-13900KS Core i9-13900K
Number of cores (P core/E core) 24 (8・16) 24 (8・16)
number of threads 32 32
L3 cache 36MB 36MB
P core turbo frequency Up to 6.0GHz Up to 5.8GHz
E core turbo frequency Up to 4.3GHz Up to 4.3GHz
P core base frequency 3.2GHz 3.0 GHz
E core turbo frequency 2.4GHz 2.2GHz
Built-in GPU Intel UHD Graphics 770 Intel UHD Graphics 770
PCIe lane 20 20
Compatible socket LGA1700 LGA1700
Supported memory DDR5 5600, DDR4 3200 DDR5 5600, DDR4 3200
base power 150W 125W
turbo power 253W/320W 253W
Suggested retail price $ 699 (about 90,300 yen) $ 589 (about 76,100 yen)

Core i9-13900KS will be on sale in Japan from 23:00 on January 12, 2023.

in Hardware, Posted by log1o_hf