Well, hold your horses. They have an article update.
Of course, it was either make a single ~25w SKU derived from a mobile part and put it on a NUC or, and the jury is still out on that one, convince the powers that be to create a few more days in the year, say up to December 76, so they can meet the deadline.
I'm betting on the the notebook cpu's that don't meet wattage stipulations getting clocked and upvolted as much as they can get it stable to and sold to an OEM like Dell.
dell sold some latitude desktops for like 300-400 a few years ago that were basically some failed intel mobile chips soldered to the motherboard, the "tower" computer even had an eternal power brick plugged directly into the motherboard. So this isn't that far fetched.
Oh by the way Intel has released an fficial: response.
Updated on Nov.1 at 3:27 p.m. EST: Intel has reached out to the publication with a clarification on the release date. While its 10nm desktop chips are in the works, it has not yet announced a specific timing for its desktop products. "