Intel has officially confirmed that it will release the 11th-generation Desktop Core processor codenamist Rocket Lake in March next year, with detailed architectures already announced, and a later 12th-generation code-named Alder Lake, introducing a 10nm process and cocket hybrid architecture to the desktop for the first time. Then there’s the 13th generation of Meteor Lake, the 14th generation of Lunar Lake… Today, a netizen exposed a physical spy photo purportedly of a Rocket Lake processor, both positive images, but can be seen and the current Comet Lake 10 Generation Core appearance is consistent, the interface also maintains the LGA1200.
Rocket Lake continues to use the 14nm process and is the last generation 14nm, with the CPU architecture upgraded to Cypress Cove, IPC performance improved by more than 10%, but down to a maximum of 8 core 16 threads, while core display introduced Xe architecture for the first time on the desktop, performance compared to 9 generations of nuclear display improved by about 50%.
Other aspects support dual-channel DDR4-3200, 20 PCIe 4.0, USB 3.2 Gen2x2, DLBoost deep learning instruction set, as well as a new 500 series chipset, also partially compatible with the 400 series motherboard.
Alder Lake physicals have appeared before, both front and back, and can be clearly seen to be longer, with a width of 37.5 mm, length increased from 37.5 mm to 40 mm, the interface also became LGA1700, naturally there will be 600 series motherboards.
Alder Lake will be manufactured using a 10nm process and is part of the second generation x86 hybrid architecture design, integrating the Golden Cove Large Core, Gracemont Small Core, similar to arm big. LITTLE architecture design, both high performance and low power consumption, up to 8 large and 8 small.