Intel’s 13th Gen Raptor Lake Specs Have Leaked, And The Bad News For PCIe 5.0 SSDs?

The rumor mill is in full swing right now. Whether it’s CPUs, GPUs, or motherboards, we’re sure the end of 2022 will definitely be mega for PC enthusiasts.

Intel is gearing up to launch its 13th-generation Raptor Lake CPU lineup and associated 700-series motherboards. Based on the LGA 1700 platform, with confirmed backing compatibility with 600 series boards (opens in new tab), we have a good idea of ​​what to expect in terms of features. But what’s less clear is that despite the platform supporting PCI Express 5.0, confirmation of whether 700-series motherboards will support PCIe 5.0 M.2 drives is less certain.