We keep getting closer and closer to the launch of Intel’s 10th generation Comet Lake-S desktop processors. It appears one of these processors is out in the wild as Hong Kong-based media outlet Xfastest has posted the first pictures of what appears to be the first pictures of an engineering sample of the upcoming Intel Core i9-10900 processor.
This is of course a non-K version of the processor so it is not capable of overclocking so it has a low TDP of 65 watts compared to the 125W of the K models. The processor was installed in the LGA1200 socket, but looking at the photo above we really can’t tell what motherboard is being used. Looking at the markings on the CPU it says it has a base clock of 2.5 GHz, although rumors had this CPU with a base clock of 2.8 GHz. Since this is an early engineering sample this could obviously change.