Intel has just revealed its upcoming 9th-gen Coffee Lake-R processors.
But what has many PC hardware enthusiasts more excited than any of that is solder.
The 9th-gen i9, i7, and i5 chips are all ditching thermal paste for soldered metal.
Hardware lovers and overclockers criticized this for years.
So people have turned to bigger and bulkier cooler solutions.
Here’s some marketing copy for the i5-9600K from its product page on Amazon: