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A Special Release to Attract Your Gaming Customers


Intel Core i9-9900KS Special Edition ProcessorEnthusiasts who shop in your stores can take their game to new levels with the Intel® Core™ i9-9900KS Special Edition processor. Taking a step up from the Intel® Core™ i9-9900K processor, this 9th Gen powerhouse has special features to appeal to your gaming customers.1

When compared to the Intel® Core™ i9-9900K processor, the Intel® Core™ i9-9900KS Special Edition processor has a bump in unlocked2 base frequency from 3.60 GHz to 4.0 GHz. Both processors have a max turbo frequency of 5.0 GHz1, along with 8 cores and 16 threads.

The big difference between these two processors is that all eight cores of the Intel® Core™ i9-9900KS Special Edition processor can be boosted simultaneously.2 This capability allows games to run faster when they scale across more cores for higher frame rates.1

The Intel® Core™ i9-9900KS Special Edition processor is a great addition to options available to help increase sales during the holidays.

Great Features

This Special Edition processor retains the many advanced features of the Intel® Core™ i9-9900K processor as well, including1:

  • Intel® Optane™ memory support for accelerated system performance and responsiveness
  • Intel® UHD Graphics 630 for detailed, immersive visuals
  • Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 for a burst of speed when it’s needed
  • Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology for running multiple apps at the same time without lagging

Your associates should mention that it provides gamers with a simple way to overclock with the Intel® Performance Maximizer.2 This tool dynamically custom tunes the unlocked processor based on its individual performance DNA3 and is popular among enthusiasts and those new to overclocking as well.

Limited Availability

The Intel® Core™ i9-9900KS Special Edition processor is available in a limited quantity, so when they’re gone, they’re gone.

Make sure your associates are aware of this special edition release. It delivers an enhanced gaming experience to customers and adds to the exciting tech products available during this peak sales season.

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2 Altering clock frequency or voltage may damage or reduce the useful life of the processor and other system components, and may reduce system stability and performance.  Product warranties may not apply if the processor is operated beyond its specifications. Check with the manufacturers of system and components for additional details.

3 Some features may only be available with the latest version of Intel® Performance Maximizer. Visit to download the latest version. Eligible processors include 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9900K, i9-9900KF, i9-9900KS, i7-9700K, i7-9700KF, i5-9600K, i5-9600KF processors, and Intel® Core™ i9-10980XE Extreme Edition, i9-10940X, i9-10920X, and i9-10900X processors.

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