As it turns out, the Core i9 13900HX is not Intel’s flagship laptop processor, and there is a faster processor out there. As Wccftech claimed, Core i9 13980HX processor It is the flagship of this series and will soon be introduced by Intel.
Core i9 13980HX processor specifications
The Core i9 13980HX is a 28-core processor with 8 P cores and 16 E cores, the same arrangement used by the 13th generation desktop Core i9 processor. In fact, Intel’s HX series processors are in the class of desktop processors, and in them, common platforms are used with desktop processors.
HX series CPUs have higher thermal power than most popular gaming CPUs (55W vs. 45W). Laptops that are equipped with these processors are usually also equipped with high-end graphics cards for laptops.
As mentioned, the increased frequency of the 13980HX processor reaches 5.6 GHz, which is 600 MHz more than the flagship processor of the previous generation, Core i9 12950HX, and 200 MHz more than the Core i9 13900HX processor, and so far, it is the fastest laptop processor we have seen. .
As we expect, the 13th generation Raptor Lake HX series processors are going to be released during the CES 2023 event, but so far we have not met any laptops equipped with these processors. In addition, the 13th generation H, HK and P series processors are also going to be introduced in the same time window. Although Intel plans to release 24-core processors for laptops, most processors in this series end up being 14-core.
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