Intel Core i7-14700K on Shelves in Indonesia Before Official Launch

by Adeel Younas
Intel Core i7-14700K on Sale

In a surprising turn of events, the Intel Core i7-14700K has made an unannounced appearance on store shelves in Indonesia. This revelation comes just days before Intel’s official launch. Earlier Intel Raptor Lake Refresh CPUs Pricing was Revealed before launch in other regions.

The Leak

The news broke when a Redditor by the name of PantatRebus. He reported that not only did they spot the Core i7-14700K CPU on sale, but they also managed to purchase one.

This unexpected find has stirred up quite a storm, as it seems that the retailer responsible may have inadvertently breached Intel’s embargo by selling these processors ahead of the scheduled launch.

Core i7-14700K: What We Know

The Core i7-14700K, a part of Intel’s 14th Gen Core Desktop CPU lineup will officially unveil next week. This processor is garnering significant attention, thanks to its impressive specifications.

It offers 20 cores and 28 threads, achieved by combining 8 P-Cores and a rarely-used 12 E-Core configuration. With a maximum turbo clock speed of 5.6 GHz, it’s bound to catch the eye of gamers and power users alike.

Core i7-14700K Specifications

Specification Value
Base Clock P-Core 3.4 GHz
Max Clock P-Core 5.6 GHz
PBP/MTP 125W/253W
MSRP To Be Confirmed

It’s important to note that this leak is consistent with previous rumors and speculation about the processor’s specifications, further fueling the anticipation surrounding Intel’s upcoming release.

Pricing and Availability

PantatRebus reported that the Core i7-14700K is available for purchase. The price is 7.45 million Indonesian Rupiah (IDR), which roughly translates to about $476 USD. However, it’s important to note that this is unofficial pricing. Official pricing may vary, and it is still subject to Intel’s official announcement.

Confirmation of Release Dates

Intel Core i7-14700K

Intel 14th Gen Core embargo, Source: CentralComputers

Furthermore, this leak offers additional insights into the release dates. Intel has two embargoes in place, one for the announcement and pre-orders on October 16th, and another for the official sales beginning the day after, October 17th. This confirmation aligns with previous expectations regarding Intel’s launch schedule.

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