Intel issued a discontinuation notice for the Z690 and B660 chipsets
With the release of Intel’s 13th generation Core processors and gradually replacing Alder Lake with Raptor Lake, the number of supporting Z790 and B760 is gradually increasing. Although the upgrade of the new generation chipset is very small, there is no need for Intel to keep too many chipsets with similar specifications.
Intel has issued the latest notice that it will no longer produce Z690 and B660 chipsets, and only retain the entry-level H610 chipset. The discontinued product line will be fully replaced by Z790 and B760 chipsets.
In response to this shutdown, major motherboard manufacturers will gradually digest Intel’s existing Z690 and B660 chipset inventory until it is emptied. How long the relevant motherboards will continue to be supplied depends on the inventory digestion of each motherboard manufacturer. The H610 chipset will not be affected, Intel is sure to keep it and will supply it normally for a long time.