Chinese resource Bench.Life, which often your pages published leaks of information about future products at Intel, said that the American manufacturer has changed the deadlines for putting the X299 platform. According to updated data, chipset Intel X299 in code Basin Falls, will debut a month earlier than previously planned.
We recall that the American manufacturer preparing their product for 31 weeks of the year, which is about the beginning of August (July 31st - August 6th). But now the platform processors Skylake-X can be launched on the 25th week of 2017 (19-28 June). However, Bench.Life states that have not changed deadlines for placing on the first working samples, which should happen on 22nd week (May 29th - June 4th). Most likely this is due to the fact that the company wants to show their products already in the Computex exhibition, which will be held this year from May 30 to June 3.
It is known that Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X are designed to work with the platform Intel X299 "Basin Falls", using socket LGA2066 (Socket R4), in both cases there is no integrated graphics. Skylake-X may comprise up to 10 nuclei, but Kaby Lake-X - up to 4 nuclei. Some journalists already connected moving the premiere date of Intel X299 with rumors about the release of high-performance AMD platform, which will offer enthusiasts 16-core processors. However, AMD has not officially confirmed the existence of chipsets X399 / X390.