Microsoft will be launching Windows 10 on July 29, which is just a little over a week from now. It looks like Intel will be launching their flagship Skylake processors soon after. The initial launch is said to be happening at The Intel Extreme Masters Cologne on August 7th, where Intel will unveil the flagship Core i7-6700K and Core i5-6600K processors.
These new processors will also bring with them the 100 series chipset and that means brand new motherboards from ASUS, Gigabyte, MSI and others. The Z170 chipset will be the choice of gamers and enthusiasts.
While the Core i7-6700K and Core i5-6600K will lead the pack the rest of the Skylake processors won’t be announced until IFA 2015 in Berlin which takes place September 4-9. The rest of the Skylake desktop series will be made up of the Core i7-6700, 6700T, Core i5-6600, 6500, 6400, 6600T, 6500T, and 6400T.