By now, most of our dear readers may have already heard of Intel’s lineup of desktop-based Core i9-branded processors (read more about it here). Well, according to recent reports, it looks like the blue company is also planning to introduce at least two Core i9 CPUs for the mobile market. The soon to be launched CPUs are called “Core i9-8000H” and “Core i9-8950HK.”
Both processors were first discovered in the release note for AIDA64 Extreme (beta) version 5.92.4397. The release note contains the following excerpts “identification of Core i9-8000H Series (Coffee Lake-H MB)” and “Intel Processor Number detection for Core i9-8950HK.” Given how these processors are already being listed inside AIDA64, it wouldn’t be surprising to see Intel officially announcing them in the near future.
Unfortunately, aside from their respective names, key details like frequency speeds and TDP ratings of the Core i9-8000H and Core i9-8950K mobile CPUs were not stated in the AIDA64 release note. That said, it’s probably safe to assume that both of these processors will indeed feature impressive specifications; they are Core i9 CPUs, after all. However, one shouldn’t expect these processors to feature similar specifications as their desktop counterparts.
Regardless, it’ll be interesting to see just how good Intel’s Core i9-8000H and Core i9-8950K notebook CPUs really are. It should be noted however that both of these CPUs may most likely only be equipped onto high-end, “expensive” notebooks – and not mainstream ones.