Intel and AMD rumors suggest underwhelming CPU plans for 2023

Next year, the battle of the desktop processors will continue to be fought between Raptor Lake – with Intel planning a refreshed clutch of current 13th-gen chips – and AMD’s Zen 4, according to the latest rumors from a well-known Chinese leaker. However, we will see at least some new silicon pretty early in 2023, when we can expect to be treated to a new Raptor Lake flagship, the 13900KS, a CPU that Intel has already been talking up as hitting 6GHz boost speeds out of the box – quite an eye-opening feat. AMD’s reply to that, according to ECSM (on Bilibili (opens in new tab), via VideoCardz (opens in new tab)), will be new 3D V-Cache versions of Ryzen 7000 processors – but these will not go above 8-core models, apparently.

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