Intel's long-term plans regarding the timeline for bringing the updated desktop platforms to the market in 2021 became known through regular insider reports on the Internet.
The so-called "road map" appeared on the networkfor Rocket Lake-S motherboards. In the plans of Intel, insiders revealed the intention to launch the processes of the Rocket Lake-S line in March 2021 and at the same time launch the Intel 500 series chipsets.
Manufacturers will not limit the rangemainboards introduced to the market, as could be expected due to the completion of the release of chipsets supporting LGA1200 processor sockets. The complete 500 series will include W580 workstation chipsets, Z590, H570 gaming high-performance systems, and B560, H510, open source entry-level platforms. The release of gaming platforms is expected at the end of March 2021.
Meanwhile, in the next 8 months, that is, untilAt the end of the first half of 2021, Intel will not bring the HEDT enthusiast platform to market. In the company's work schedule available to insiders, there are activities planned for the first half of next year and they do not mention the replacement of the X_99 series. The updated platforms are likely to arrive towards the end of next year.