Intel X299 platform launching on May 30th

Published: 21st Apr 2017, 10:15 GMT   Comments

Intel is allegedly planning to launch its new HEDT X299 platform on May 30th.

Intel X299 High-end Desktop Basin Falls platform at Computex

According to, Intel is planning to introduce new HEDT platform during the keynote by Navin Shenoy (Intel’s senior vice president) at Computex. The official announcement will be followed by general availability planned for June 26th.

According to the latest information, Basin Falls X-Series will include Kaby Lake-X and Skylake-X CPUs. The KBLX will feature quad-core processors, whereas the SKL-X will feature 6, 8, 10 and even 12-core CPUs.

Intel’s X299 platform will compete directly with AMD’s X399 Ryzen HEDT platform, which is allegedly also planned to launch later this year.


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