Intel’s next-gen Coffee Lake processors won’t work with existing motherboards

It seems that people who are looking forward to getting themselves a (rumored) mainstream processor with six-cores from Intel, courtesy of the incoming next-gen Coffee Lake CPUs, won’t be able to drop the chip straight into their existing motherboard – they’ll need to buy an entirely new one.

The bad news for those mulling a processor upgrade to Coffee Lake came via Twitter from motherboard manufacturer ASRock, in a tweet which appears to have subsequently been pulled down.

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