Intel Introduces New 14th Generation Intel Core Processor Family for Desktops

The 14th generation Intel Core processors offer up to 24 cores and 32 processing threads, with the flagship model, Intel Core i9-14900K, reaching clock speeds of up to 6 GHz.

Intel has unveiled its latest technological gem, the 14th generation Intel Core processor family designed specifically for desktops. This industry-leading computing chipset, led by the powerful Intel Core i9-14900K, is set to revolutionise the way technology enthusiasts experience PC performance.

The 14th generation Intel Core processor family has been designed to deliver cutting-edge performance, and does so exceptionally well. They offer a maximum of 24 cores and 32 processing threads. The flagship model, Intel Core i9-14900K, boasts clock speeds of up to 6 GHz, making it the world’s fastest desktop processor. This will be a boon for passionate gamers and content creators looking for exceptional performance in their multi-threaded tasks.

Artificial Intelligence with AI Assist in Extreme Tuning Utility

One of the most notable features of the new 14th generation Intel Core processor family is the inclusion of the AI Assist feature in Intel’s Extreme Tuning Utility (XTU) application. This feature leverages artificial intelligence to provide one-click guided overclocking for certain unlocked processors of this generation. This is a remarkable addition that will simplify the experience for enthusiasts looking to push their processor’s performance to the limit.

Roger Chandler, Intel vice president and general manager, Client Computing Group, Enthusiast PC and Workstation, shared: “Since the introduction of our hybrid performance architecture, the company has consistently raised the bar for desktop performance. With our 14th generation Intel Core processors, we are once again demonstrating why enthusiasts turn to Intel for the best desktop experience available on the market today.”

High-end performance for gaming and content creation

The central processing unit (CPU) has never been more important than it is today with the high demand for high performance gaming and content creation experiences. The 14th generation Intel Core processors, powered by Intel’s advanced performance hybrid architecture, meet user demands without sacrificing workflow. The processors offer a significant advantage to gamers and content creators alike.

Gamers will find the Intel Core i9-14900K to be a high-calibre ally. With speeds of up to 6 GHz, this processor delivers the performance needed to stay on top of the most demanding games. The processors of this generation guarantee superior performance with 25 % more cores in the i7-14700K model. This improvement will be especially appreciated by those who enjoy gaming and multi-threaded tasks simultaneously.

Content creators will also benefit significantly from this new generation. Video editing, rendering and other resource-intensive authoring tasks will run smoothly and efficiently thanks to the improved performance of the 14th generation Intel Core processors.

Next-generation features

These processors deliver the best desktop experience through a number of outstanding features:

  • Ultimate Gaming Platform: 14th Gen Intel Core processors deliver up to 23% more performance compared to leading competitors, ensuring an immersive gaming experience. New features such as Intel Application Optimisation improve thread processing and application thread scheduling.
  • Continued overclocking leadership: The overclocking capability of Intel’s unlocked processors remains unmatched, and is now further enhanced with Intel XTU AI Assist. This feature simplifies overclocking to the max and ensures that experts and beginners alike can get the most out of their hardware.
  • Next-generation connectivity: The new processor family includes integrated support for Wi-Fi 6/6E and Bluetooth 5.3, and offers support for Wi-Fi 7 and Bluetooth 5.4. Support for Thunderbolt 4 is also included, with a forward-looking approach that embraces the next-generation Thunderbolt 5.
  • 600 and 700 Series chipset support: 14th Gen Intel Core processors are compatible with 600 and 700 Series chipsets, allowing users to easily upgrade their current systems for next-generation performance.


The 14th generation Intel Core processors will be available from 17 October in retail shops and through OEM system partners.