Intel’s last 5 flagship consumer CPUs, released 2015–2019: the i7’s 6700K, 7700K and 8700K and i9’s 9900K and 10900K. All of them are on the same process node. 5 generations of stagnation, when Intel’s previous cadence meant a node change after the third.

Intel’s Troubles in Shrinking Down

Intel has been synonymous with new technology in CPUs for decades, but more recently, they have been fighting a long battle for making progress with their offerings

Yatharth Sood
Aug 7, 2020 · 18 min read

CPU design is an extremely complex science and a complicated business. There are many ways you can lose out on something while being…