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Intel debuts 9th-generation Core chips, including Core i9 and X-series parts, with a few twists

Hyper-Threading suddenly becomes scarce, and the stunning 28-core chip is Xeon only.
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As PCWorld's senior editor, Mark focuses on Microsoft news and chip technology, among other beats. He has formerly written for PCMag, BYTE, Slashdot, eWEEK, and ReadWrite.

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