The Ice Lake processor family will utilize Intel’s new industry-leading 10nm+ process technology.
“The Ice Lake processor family is a successor to the 8th generation Intel® Core™ processor family. These processors utilize Intel’s industry-leading 10 nm+ process technology.”
Ice Lake 9th gen processors are likely to hit sometime in 2018, or in early/mid-2019. It depends on Intel’s rate of progress on the 10nm+ process.
Comparision with older architectures
In conclusion, it is always nice to see companies pushing the limits of hardware, even if it’s early. Intel is definitely planning something big, and faster than ever.