Where To Buy Intel 11th-Gen CPUs (Rocket Lake): Release Date, Price, & Pre Order

US, UK, Canada, and European links for the new Rocket Lake processors

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Update – 30/03/2021 – The Intel Core i7-11700KThe Intel Core i5-11600K  are now Available to buy on Amazon!

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Update – 25/03/2021 – Release day for the 11th Gen Intel processors is now under a week away, can they compete?

Update – 22/03/2021 – Added Newegg listings for the upcoming Intel 11th Gen release.

Update – 17/03/2021 – Intel Has officially announced the Intel 11th Gen processors, more specifically the i9, i5, and i7. The three main CPUs – the 11900K, 11700K, and 11600K are set to be released on the 30th of March. From the i9-11900K all the way down to the i7-11700T, we see 8 cores and 16 threads as expected. While the i9 is getting a core/thread reduction, the i5 SKUs remain at 6 cores/12 threads. Retailers in the UK and US are now starting to show pricing and pre order options for the three main Intel 11th Gen processor SKUs.

Speculation over Intel’s latest CPU lineup is coming to an end but when Rocket Lake is released will it be enough to shift focus away from AMD? The Intel Core 11th-gen CPU launch is the next big event for the PC enthusiast but if it is plagued by the same stock issues we saw at the back-end of 2020 it could be another disastrous day for the manufacturer. Today, we are looking at where to buy the highly anticipated 11th-gen processors, while also checking out the specifications, release dates, prices, and pre order options.

Let’s take a look.

Intel 11th-Gen Specifications

The entire Rocket Lake 11th-Gen lineup features many CPUs which we will show below but for the purpose of this article, we will only be focusing on the core lineup: Intel Core i9-11900(K), Intel Core i7-11700(K), Intel Core i5-11600(K), & Intel Core i5-11400

Let’s take a closer look at what we can expect from the popular models.

Intel Core i9-11900 –

  • Base Clock – 2.5 GHz
  • Max Boost – 5.1 GHz
  • 65 TDP
  • 8/16 threads

Intel Core i9-11900K –

  • Base Clock – 3.5 GHz
  • Max Boost – 5.2 GHz
  • 125 TDP
  • 8/16 threads

Intel Core i7-11700 –

  • Base Clock – 2.5 GHz
  • Max Boost – 4.9 GHz
  • 65 TDP
  • 8/16 threads

Intel Core i7-11700K –

  • Base Clock – 3.6 GHz
  • Max Boost – 5 GHz
  • 125 TDP
  • 8/16 threads

Intel Core i5-11600 –

  • Base Clock – 2.8 GHz
  • 4.3 GHz all-core boost
  • 65 TDP
  • 6/12 threads

Intel Core i5-11600K –

  • Base Clock – 3.9 GHz
  • 4.6 GHz all-core boost
  • 125 TDP
  • 6/12 threads

Intel Core i5-11400 –

  • Base Clock –  2.6 GHz
  • 4.2 GHz all-core boost
  • 65 TDP
  • 6/12 threads

Intel Core i5-11400F –

  • Base Clock –  2.6 GHz
  • 4.2 GHz all-core boost
  • 65 TDP
  • 6/12 threads

Intel 11th-Gen Series Release Date

We now have an official release date for the Intel 11th-gen series, with the three main SKUs – the i9-11900K, i7-11700K, and i5-11600K expected to come out on the 30th of March 2021.

Intel 11th-Gen Series Price & Pre Order

Retailers are now starting to show prices and pre order options for the Intel 11th-Gen lineup. The i9-11900K is largely showing as sold out but we can see that the unlocked i7 variant is set to be around $420, while the locked i7 will cost around $370. The i5-11600K is going to cost just under $300 and is priced similarly to the AMD equivalent, while the locked variant will retail for around $220. Finally, the more budget-focused i5-11400 will cost just under $200.

Where To Buy Intel 11th-Gen Series CPUs - US

All the Intel 11th-gen where to buy links for the major retailers in the US will be listed below. Remember, thanks to recent events, stock levels could be lower than normal – meaning, you’ll have to get in early if you want to secure a Rocket Lake CPU.

Intel 11th-Gen Series CPU Listings, Pre Order, & Prices – Amazon US

Intel 11th-Gen Series CPU Listings, Pre Order, & Prices – Best Buy

Intel 11th-Gen Series CPU Listings, Pre Order, & Prices – Newegg

Where To Buy Intel 11th-Gen Series CPUs - UK

UK retailers are yet to start listing the Intel 11th-gen Rocket Lake line-up just yet. That said, we will be populating the below retailers with links as and when they go live.

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Intel 11th-Gen Series CPU Listings, Pre Order, & Prices – Amazon UK

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Intel 11th-Gen Series CPU Listings, Pre Order, & Prices – Overclockers

Intel 11th-Gen Series CPU Listings, Pre Order, & Prices – Ebuyer

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Intel 11th-Gen Series CPU Listings, Pre Order, & Prices – Novatech

Where To Buy Intel 11th-Gen Series CPUs - Canada

Just like everywhere else, major retailers in Canada are yet to post Intel 11th-gen listings live yet. However, you can rest assured that when they do, we’ll have all the best places linked below.

Intel 11th-Gen Series CPU Listings, Pre Order, & Prices – Amazon CA

Final Word

If you are looking at buying one of the latest Intel 11th-gen series CPUs then you have come to the right place! We are going to be continually updating this page with all the major retail links as they go live so you can get a Rocket Lake processor in your basket as quickly as possible. Can Intel bring gamers back into their camp with this launch? Only time will tell.