The Intel i7 8700K is turning out to be pretty impressive as it features 6 cores instead of 4 as seen on previous generation CPUs. Critics seem to love the chips and you can also check out our benchmarks of the CPU. There have been plenty of Intel i7 8700K backorders and if you were wondering when you will be able to get your CPU then you have come to the right place.
If you have not got your Intel i7 8700K by now and have been placed in the backorders then you will be happy to know that you will not have to wait too long. Intel i7 8700K backorders will be coming into the Newegg warehouse on the 10th of October and you should get your CPU by the 12th of October depending on how quickly Newegg delivers.
This information comes straight from Newegg. According to recent reports, Intel is facing supply shortage because Intel rushed Coffee Lake in order to compete with AMD Ryzen. One of the Micro centers reported that they only got 10 of each SKU. That is considerably low and it would not be surprising if people did not get their CPU at launch.
You can check out the image below regarding the Intel i7 8700K backorders from Newegg:
This could also apply to the rest of the Intel Coffee Lake CPUs but I am not sure. We should find out, come the 10th of October and it is good news that the wait is not too long. In other news regarding the flagship chip from Intel, the Intel Core i7 8700K has been overclocked to 7.45 GHz Using liquid Nitrogen. This is not a small achievement.
Let us know what you think about the Intel i7 8700K and whether or not you are also stuck with Intel i7 8700K.