Intel introduces the ninth generation of Intel Core desktop processors: the most powerful generation of Intel Core processors. This new generation of processors is ready to take you to the next level, whether you re a gamer looking for a fantastic gaming experience with extended performance to stream live and record the best moments without problems, or a creator who s ready to do more creating and sharing, and spend less time waiting. The ninth generation of Intel Core desktop processors provides: A range of processors including the first non-blocking Intel Core i9 general purpose processor. Data acceleration when joined with Intel Optane memory to retrieve those data that can be used for the fastest system responsiveness. Support for DDR4 RAM technology, which allows systems to have up to 64 GB of memory and memory transfer speeds of up to 2666 MT/s. Support for the Intel Z390 chipset that includes unprecedented connectivity to all your USB 3.1 Gen 2 embedded devices, Intel Wireless-AC and support for Wi-Fi Gigabit speed. Compatible with the Intel 300 series chipset.