Intel Core 14th Gen S-series desktop processors announced

Intel has launched its 14th Generation desktop processor family, featuring the powerful Intel Core i9-14900K at the forefront. This new generation includes six unlocked desktop processors that offer up to 24 cores, 32 threads, and an impressive 6 GHz speed right out of the box.

Enhanced Core Performance

The Intel Core i7-14700K boasts 20 cores and 28 threads, thanks to the addition of four Efficient-cores (E-cores) compared to the previous generation.

Furthermore, the Intel Extreme Tuning Utility (XTU) introduces the AI Assist feature, allowing for one-click AI-guided overclocking for select unlocked Intel Core 14th Gen desktop processors.

The i9-14900K, the fastest desktop processor with 6 GHz speeds out of the box, empowers gamers. The 25% increase in cores in the i7-14700K enhances multi-threaded workloads for creators.

Performance Highlights

Intel’s advanced hybrid architecture ensures high-level performance in day-to-day tasks, such as:

The Ultimate Gaming Platform: Intel’s Core 14th Gen processors provide a 23% gaming performance boost compared to competitor processors, with gaming-focused features like Intel Application Optimization (APO) for better application threading.

Overclocking Excellence: Unlocked processors offer unparalleled overclocking, now featuring the Intel XTU AI Assist for AI-guided overclocking and support for DDR5 XMP speeds beyond 8,000 MT/S.

Connectivity: The latest processors offer support for Wi-Fi 6/6E, Bluetooth 5.3, and upcoming Wi-Fi 7 and Bluetooth 5.4 wireless technologies. Thunderbolt 4 and the upcoming Thunderbolt 5 provide super-fast wired connectivity, with speeds reaching up to 80 Gbps of bi-directional bandwidth.

Chipset Compatibility: These processors remain compatible with Intel 600 and 700 series chipsets, allowing for easy system upgrades and access to the latest gaming and creator performance.

Quick specifications: Intel Core 14th Gen S-series desktop processors


Intel Core 14th Gen S-series desktop processors will hit retail shelves and OEM partner systems beginning on October 17, 2023, with the recommended pricing as follows:

  • i9-14900K: USD 589 (Rs. 49,030 approx.).
  • i9-14900KF: USD 564 (Rs. 46,950 approx.).
  • i7-14700K: USD 409 (Rs. 34,045 approx.).
  • i7-14700KF: USD 384 (Rs. 31,965 approx.).
  • i5-14600K: USD 319 (Rs. 26,555 approx.).
  • i5-14600KF: USD 294 (Rs. 24,475 approx.).

Commenting on the launch, Roger Chandler, Intel Vice President and General Manager, Enthusiast PC and Workstation​, Client Computing Group, said:

Since the inception of our performance hybrid architecture, Intel has consistently set new benchmarks for desktop performance. With our Intel Core 14th Generation processors, we are reaffirming why enthusiasts rely on Intel for the finest desktop experience currently offered in the market.