Boutique builder Digital Storm has added a new Intel CPU option to its desktops, the Core i9 10850K. What makes this addition notable is that the chip doesn’t officially exist. That’s to say, the 10850K isn’t listed on Intel’s website, nor can it be found at places like Amazon or Newegg. Not yet, anyway.Digital Storm’s listings (via @momomo_us) represent the first official appearance of this chip, though word of the new Core i9 10850K SKU came a couple of weeks ago when a prominent leaker on Twitter highlighted a Geekbench entry obtained from the new part.The chip is being offered across Digital Storm’s entire desktop range, including the Lynx, Lumos, Velox, Aventum, and Bolt configurations. Interestingly, Digital Storm lists the similarly spec’d Core i9 10900K (the best CPU for gaming) as being backordered, and while it’s still an option to configure a desktop around that part, it won’t ship until October.Both the 10850K and 10900K are 10-core/20-thread CPUs based on Intel’s Comet Lake architecture. Where they differ is in clockspeed—the 10850K sports a 3.6GHz base clock and 5.2GHz turbo clock, versus 3.7GHz and 5.3GHz for the 10900K. So, it’s 100MHz slower on both ends. In other words, barely different at… Read full this story
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