With the 11th generation of Intel processors incoming, many PC owners who are looking to upgrade to these are closely monitoring when they launch and how much they're going to be.
Dubbed Rocket Lake-S and Comet Lake, they're still following the 'Lake' names that have been precedent since 2015, mainly due to Intel trying to keep up with their competitors.
However, thanks to a Belgian site, the prices for the new CPU's may have leaked, giving customers an idea of how much an upgrade may be.
With that, let's look into what the prices state.
New Pricing Revealed
Looking at the Rocket Lake-S line, its 14 products range from $176 all the way up to $604.
This reflects a 5-10% price increase than the previous generation, which isn't a great deal in the grand scheme of things.
The Comet Lake-S pricing fares better than the previous generation, with five chips ranging from $79 to $172, all reflecting around a 5% price increase.
For what they're rumoured to offer, they're at a fair price, even before the VAT is added.
Should You Upgrade?
It comes down to that age-old question of, 'Is it justified?'
If you're already running Cyberpunk 2077 at a steady framerate at a 1440P resolution, you may as well hold off for now.
However, if you also dabble in video editing, and the export times are longer than you'd like, it could be time to upgrade to one of these chipsets.
2021 looks to be another unpredictable year in what CPU's will be announced and released, and with Intel needing to prove their worth to some gamers, this could be their time to shine again.
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