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Rocket Lake-S: a new leak purports to confirm a 125W TDP i5 variant

Some alleged Rocket Lake-S processors. (Source: Chiphell)
Some alleged Rocket Lake-S processors. (Source: Chiphell)
Rocket Lake-S is a supposedly upcoming line of 11th-gen Intel CPUs with TDPs of up to 125W. A Chiphell user claims to have gotten hold of pre-release samples that indicate this top-end treatment extends to their Core i5 variants. This alleged i5-11600KF is joined by an "i5-11400F" in this new leak.
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Rocket Lake-S is far from official, yet is already slated to come headlined by the Core i9-11900K, possibly accompanied by other i9 and i7 variants. They may include the i9-11900KF, which might be as unlocked as the flagship, but (as with the rest of its F sub-class) lack integrated graphics. A new leak might shed light on its i5 counterpart.

This alleged mid-ranger - convincingly identified as the i5-11600KF - is also joined by the i5-11400F in what has been posted as a Chiphell review of the 2 upcoming processors. The former apparently has a base clock of 3.9GHz, boosting to 4.9GHz. These specs, together with its TDP of 125W, puts it more or less at the top of the Core i5 pile.

The 11400F, on the other hand, was linked to a 65W TDP and a base clock of 2.6GHz, although this may be capable of turbo-ing to 4.4GHz. Their new alleged assessment comes packed with benchmark results showing relatively impressive scores; then again, the reviewer declined to test gaming performance here, believing an 11th-gen BIOS update for their testing rig (involving a Z490 AORUS Ultra motherboard from Gigabyte) to be on the way.

In a potentially worrying twist (presuming the leak is authentic, obviously), the Chiphell user found the i5-11600KF unstable in overclocking. However, Intel and its board partners may yet have optimizations for the putative chipset ready on its launch, currently slated to take place on or around March 16, 2021.

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Deirdre O'Donnell, 2021-03-13 (Update: 2021-03-13)