How To Find Information About Discontinuance (End of Life) Date for Intel® Products


Product Information & Documentation



Information for Intel product discontinuance dates and their milestones can be found on the product specification page.

Follow the steps below:

  1. Identify your Intel Processor or note the processor number.
  2. Go to the product specification page.
  3. Enter the processor number in the search box located upper right.
  4. Once you are on the product page, click the Ordering and Compliance section.
  5. Scroll down to section PCN/MDDS Information.
  6. Click PCN. This should open QDMS Search PCN Database.
  7. Search for Product Discontinuance under Key Characteristics.
  8. View the PDF file linked from the PCN Number.

Example: Find if the Intel® Core™ i5-6600K Processor is discontinued and related details.




Intel is focused on ensuring the security of our customers' computing environments. We are committed to rapidly addressing issues as they arise, and providing recommendations through security advisories and security announcements. As part of the aforementioned, Intel may remove older or end-of-life product support files, including drivers and other updates.   


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