back to article Intel's 8th-gen CPUs are called Ice Lake. And so are the 9th-gen

Intel's leaked a little detail about its next-generation desktop chips. Chipzilla's codename deciphering page has of late added an entry for products called “Ice Lake” described as the “8th generation Intel Core Processor Family” and available only to early access users. A quick click on Intel's link to more information takes …

  1. Roj Blake Silver badge

    The Answer You're Looking For

    Haswell and Broadwell are generations within the Haswell architecture.

    Skylake, Kaby Lake, Coffee Lake and Cannonlake are generations within the Skylake architecture.

    Icelake and Tiger Lake are generations within the Icelake architecture.

    So yes, both the 8th and 9th Gen can be Icelake, but one will also be Tiger Lake.

    Lake is one of those words that looks weird when you see it repeated lots.

    You're welcome.

    1. Pompous Git Silver badge

      Re: The Answer You're Looking For

      "Lake is one of those words that looks weird when you see it repeated lots."
      Some lake it hot; some lake it cold...

      1. Adam 1

        Re: The Answer You're Looking For

        Hey, get off my lake!

    2. Gazareth

      Re: The Answer You're Looking For

      Which generation is Rojb Lake?

  2. GidaBrasti

    Loch?

    Shouldn't there be a Loch Ness?

  3. John Chopper

    Lake ?

    Be nice if there was a lake button .....

  4. Alistair Silver badge
    Pint

    Coffee? did someone say

    Coffee Lake?

    If I bring my own cream and sugar can I go swimming?

    <okay, not coffee, but close as ElReg will provide>

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