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Corsair Teases One i500 Gaming PC With Ryzen 9000 CPUs

Corsair Teases One i500 Gaming PC With Ryzen 9000 CPUs

Corsair is preparing to unveil the Corsair One i500, a redesigned small form factor (SFF) gaming PC featuring a new design and the latest hardware. While the official announcement is still a few weeks away, Corsair has been teasing the upcoming update, showcasing a sleeker chassis adorned with LED lighting and confirming the inclusion of the latest components.

Corsair's landing page announces “Corsair One i500 PC coming 5/6/24,” initially suggesting May 6, 2024. However, considering the mention of “next generation components”, it's likely that Corsair is using the dd-mm-yyyy date. Format, shows June 5, 2024. Why is this important?

Well, Computex Taipei is scheduled to run from Monday, June 3, to Friday, June 7, 2024. AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su is set to deliver the opening keynote address at Computex, leading to speculation that AMD will unveil the first of its Ryzen 9000 series CPUs. Lineup based on Zen 5 during or around that time.

Additional evidence of the imminent Ryzen 9000 series CPU release is evident as major motherboard manufacturers begin rolling out BIOS updates for their AM5 motherboards. For example, today, Gigabyte released the latest AGESA 1.1.7.0 beta BIOS to accommodate “upcoming AMD Ryzen 9000 series processors.”

It's worth noting that Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger is slated to deliver a keynote at this year's Computex, which will likely pave the way for the unveiling of a new LGA 1851 platform as well as Arrow Leak. With various possibilities on the table, though, general expectation leans towards Arrow Leak arriving after the Zen 5.
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Regardless, Corsair's One Series gaming PCs are in dire need of updated hardware. Currently, the latest version available on their website is the Corsair One i400, which includes a last-generation Intel Core i7-13700KF processor and a GeForce RTX 3080 GPU, both last-generation SKUs. These configurations, along with two others, are listed only on Corsair's website, none of which are currently available for order.

All things considered, it strongly suggests that Zen 5 will debut in just a few weeks, with Corsair set to introduce its new and upgraded Corsair One i500 lineup.

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