CES 2017 News & Update: Desktop Kaby Lake Processors, GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, Ryzen CPUs Reveal To Happen On Jan. 5, 2017?

By Henry Abragan , Updated Dec 27, 2016 06:14 PM EST
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The CES 2017 event is expected to roll out new tricks from up the sleeves of Intel and NVIDIA on Jan. 5-8, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. It is expected that the Kaby Lake processors from Intel will be launched in time for the upcoming MacBook Pro 2017. Additionally, new RAM kits with RGB lighting are expected to be revealed in the CES 2017 as well.

Core i7-7700K Processor to Be Launched in the CES 2017

It has been noted that Apple may have delayed the release of the upcoming MacBook Pro while waiting for the Kaby Lake processors from Intel. Note that the 7th generation CPUs to be launched at the CES 2017 are expected to be more powerful than the company's current leading quad-core consumer chip, the Core i7-6700K Skylake processor. Intel is further believed to launch new Z270 for more PCIe lanes as well as AM4 mobos, according to report.

AMD motherboards are also expected to be launched in the January CES 2017 with DDR4 RAM support. Furthermore, the AMD Ryzen CPU is also expected to offer 8 cores and 16 threads clocked at 3.4GHz and higher. Additionally, new Vega GPUs may be released at CES 2017 with higher bandwidth HBM2 video memory. Finally, NVIDIA may launch the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti GPU as well.

Corsair Will Launch RBG Memory Modules At CES 2017

In other news, the memory maker Corsair reportedly teased RAM kits with RGB lighting on Twitter. It should be noted that Corsair has revealed excitement on jumping on the RGB lighting bandwagon at the CES 2017. Previously, Geil also offered RGB memory kits that require additional power connectors,PC Gamer reported.

CES 2017 event is also expected to launch the new flagship Trident Z memory kits with RGB lighting from G.Skill. Corsair is yet to reveal whether or not DIMM slots will be used. Furthermore, Corsair is expected to reveal if players may customize the lighting effects at the CES 2017 event. Learn more about What to Expect at the event here:

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