It looks like the next Intel mainstream consumer CPU family (Ice Lake) based on a brand new core architecture (Sunny Cove) is around the corner. Leaked documents from Lenovo and other manufacturers show that the Y and U variants of Ice Lake for laptops will be available in June. It looks like the desktop variants will come after that. Ice Lake Might Arrive in June, According to Leaked Lenovo Documents The Sunny Cove core architecture (on which Ice Lakes CPUs are based) is Intel first major architecture upgrade since Skylake was introduced in 2015. I hope it does not take too long, I am itching to upgrade my system.