The Intel Z390 chipset has been popping up on various benchmarks website and even in official Intel documents and now Intel has officially detailed the specs for Intel Z390 chipset through its official product brief.
According to the product brief for Intel Z390 chipset, this particular chipset will be the first of the overclock-friendly motherboards that will feature same underpins featured in H310, H370 and B360 motherboards, Meaning the Z390 chipset will support 8th gen CPUs along with the upcoming “Cannon Lake” CPUs.
Furthermore, this particular motherboard will be the second one to feature 16 PCIe 3.0 lanes for Intel Coffee Lake CPUs allowing for multiple GPUs or SSDs to be installed.
According to Intel’s example, enthusiasts will be able to install two GPUs PCIe 3.0 x8 connections or just one GPU and two PCIe 3.0 x4 SSDs with the help of the upcoming Z390 chipset. Check out the full specifications here.
While Intel has not confirmed nor revealed the release window for the Z390 chipset but according to a recent leak, the Z390 chipset from Intel will be avaialble in the Q3 2018.
Speaking of Intel, the company has been facing some trouble with Spectre and Meltdown security exploits and AMD Ryzen, however, turns out major OS like Windows, Linux, MAC OS and some implementations of XEN are also vulnerable to severe exploits due to OS devs misinterpreting Intel CPU debug feature.
OS developers have rolled out patches to take care of this issue so we suggest you keep your OS up-to-date if you haven’t already.
Furthermore, Intel has halted the production of H310 chipset. According to the report, sources have revealed that the reason why Intel has suspended the production of H310 chipset is the 14nm process.
The increased demand for the 14nm process has caused the suspension of the production of Intel H310 chipset. Furthermore, the production halt will remain until July 2018.
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