With Intel's announcement this week, they will launch a new generation of high-end Core H-series desktop processors (HEDT), the company also began working on its plans to eliminate the previous generation of HEDT processors. Revealed this week in a product change notification on the Intel website, the company will soon be out of production and shipping of its 7 products.º The Gen Core processors "Skylake-X", with the final chips sending the next jump.
Intel's Skylake-X processors were launched almost two years ago, as the Core i7 / i9 7800X and 7900X series. With the first Intel HEDT design based on its Skylake CPU architecture, the chips came in configurations ranging from a 6-core processor to an 18-core processor. However, these chips were replaced as Intel's flagship parts line in late 2018 with the 9º Gen Core, the family of chips "Skylake-X Refresh", which was repeated in the design to improve the clock speed. As a result, the original 7º The Gen Core Skylake-X chips are already coming out, from the point of view of a consumer product.
Now Intel will make that elimination official, starting this year. According to the PCN, Intel customers will have to place final orders for these CPUs before December 27, 2019. Intel, in turn, will ship its last batch of orders before June 5, 2020.
By the middle of 2020, Intel should already be in the middle of shipping its future family of Core X series parts, no matter the date next to date 9º Core parts gen. So, this week's note for customers is consistent with Intel's normal production plans; the company generally prefers to only produce generations of HEDT parts at a time.