Intel showcases entire 14th Gen CPU lineup at CES

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Intel like many companies is presenting its latest products at CES this week, and for the chip maker that includes revealing its entire lineup of 14th Gen CPUs. Some of these have already technically been announced through partners. At least indirectly.

Companies like Acer, Razer, Alienware, ASUS, and others have all announced new gaming laptops and desktops. And some of that hardware was stated to carry some of the new Intel 14th Gen CPUs. Such as the new Alienware m18 R2 that was announced on January 8 and features up to an Intel Core i9-14900HX CPU, a powerful 24-core beast. This is one of the new chips in Intel’s 14th Gen family that is being announced. But it’s also one of more than a few. As Intel appears to have a wide range of options for upcoming PC manufacturers.


Intel’s new chips will span across both desktop and mobile product categories. However, it should be kept in mind that mobile simply refers to laptops and not devices like smartphones.

Intel 14th Gen HX-series CPUs power the next generation of laptops

For those who want a powerful laptop that is focused more on sheer performance output, an Intel 14th Gen-powered laptop will be the way to go. The Intel Core i9-14900HX for example contains 24 cores – 8 performance cores and 16 efficiency cores – and 32 threads. It also has a 5.8GHz Turbo Frequency that Intel says is 51% faster at multitasking performance than the competition. It delivers a boost in gaming performance by 17% too.

There’s also the Intel Core i7-14700HX which Intel is positioning for creators. It should work fine for gaming too though. This chip Intel says has 50% more efficiency cores than the previous gen chips. So these will be great for users who want decent performance for tasks like content creation but also want longevity out of the battery while off the charger. The 14th Gen family as a whole also includes new Wi-Fi standards with support for WiFi7. As well as support for Bluetooth 5.4 and Bluetooth 5.3.


Intel says it has over 60 partner devices that will be released with these chips in 2024. Some of which were already announced this week. Additionally, Intel is announcing its latest range of Core U CPUs designed for thin and light laptops. These have a 5.4GHz Turbo Frequency as well as 2 performance cores and 8 efficiency cores. They also support both Wi-Fi 7 and Wi-Fi 6E in addition to Bluetooth 5.4, Bluetooth 5.3, and Bluetooth Low Energy.

Desktop PC enthusiasts can soon get their hands on Intel’s latest too

Laptops are an all-around great option for a PC if you need or desire to be more mobile. But for those who like to build their rigs, Intel is also announcing its 14th Gen desktop chips. These will have many similar traits to the mobile chips, like the 5.8GHz Turbo Frequency, and the i9 and i7 chips will have the same amount of cores as their mobile counterparts. The entire desktop range of 14th Gen chips is also now available for purchase by consumers Intel says.

Intel 14th Gen is also a bit different than Intel’s recently announced Core Ultra chips. The latter is designed more for powering the “AI PC” family of products that have been trickling out since late last year. While they can still provide ample gaming performance, they’re more focused on delivering a balance of gaming performance alongside AI-driven features for a smarter overall PC.