Intel 13th Gen Core Family Processors Including i9-13900K Announced in India: Features, Specifications

Intel 13th Gen family is led by the i9-13900K, which the company claims to be the world’s fastest desktop processor.

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Intel launched the 13th Gen Core processors last month globally which it has now officially announced for India. The company has announced all six variants in the 13th Gen Intel Core desktop processors for the country. The whole Intel 13th Gen family is led by the i9-13900K, which the company claims to be the world’s fastest desktop processor with 24 cores and 32 threads and a clock speed of up to 5.8 GHz. Other processors in the family are i9-13900KF, i7-13700K, i7-13700KF, i5-13600K, and i513600KF.

Intel says that its latest processor is best for gaming, streaming, and recording experience. The 13th Gen Intel Core desktop family packs 22 processors and more than 125 partner system designs. These processors will be available from October 21 in India, here’s everything you need to know about them.  

Intel 13th Gen Processor Family: Everything You Need to Know

The top-of-the-line Intel Core i9-13900K processor has 24 cores (8 P-cores, 16 E-cores) and 32 threads. This variant has 36MB of L3 cache and 32MB of L2 cache. This has a max frequency of up to 5.8GHz and a base frequency 3GHz. The i9-13900K processor is integrated with Intel UHD Graphics 770. The i9-13900KF has exact same configuration except that it packs an integrated GPU.

Coming down below, we get to see the mid-tier i7-13700K and i7-13700KF processors. The i7-13700K comes with 16 cores (8 P-cores, 8 E-cores) and 24 threads. This has a max clock speed of 5.4GHz and a base clock speed of 4.2GHz. It has 30MB L3 cache and 24MB L2 cache. It is integrated with Intel UHD Graphics 770. The i7-13700KF is exact the same however, it does not pack any integrated GPU.

The lowest and the most affordable processors in the Intel 13th Gen family are i5-13600K and i5-13600KF. This has a max clock speed of 5.1GHz and a base clock speed of 3.5GHz. The i5-13600K features 14 cores (6 P-cores, 8 E-cores) and 20 threads. This has a max clock speed of 5.1GHz and a base clock speed of 3.9GHz. It has 24MB L3 cache and 20MB L2 cache. It is integrated with Intel UHD Graphics 770. The i5-13600KF does not pack any integrated GPU.

The Intel 13th Gen family comes with Adaptive Boost technology and Thermal Velocity Boost that boost processor clock frequencies depending on the workload. This will only be available in 13th Gen i9 processors. It also has PCIe Gen 5.0 support and all six models feature 20 CPU PCIe lanes.

The Intel 13th Gen Core processors support DDR5 5600 and DDR4 3200 memory with storage capacity of up to 128GB. The 13th Gen family supports a base power of 125W and max turbo power of 253W. However, the low-end i5 versions come with a max Turbo power of 181W.

Intel 13th Gen Desktop Processors: Price

Intel has not announced the pricing of its 13th Gen processors in India. Here’re the US prices.

13th Gen Desktop Processor Price
Price in Rs (converted)
i9-13900K $589 Rs 48,212.89
i9-13900KF $564 Rs 46,166.50
i7-13700K $409 Rs 33,478.90
i7-13700KF $384 Rs 31,432.51
i5-13600K $319 Rs 26,111.90
i513600KF $294 Rs 24,065.52

Intel 700 Series Chipset Announced

Alongside the Intel 13th Gen family processors, the company has also introduced the Intel 700 Series chipset for India. The Intel 700 Series has eight additional PCIe Gen 4.0 lanes that are combined with PCIe Gen 3.0. The USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 has been increased to 20Gbps.