Intel 18-core Core i9-7980XE launches September 25 for $2,000

Intel 18-core Core i9-7980XE launches September 25 for ,000 Intel’s monstrous 18-core, 36-thread Core i9-7980XE CPU launches September 25 for a whopping $ 2,000, Intel announced today. It will be joined by the $ 1,700 16C/32T i9-7960X and the $ 1,400 14C/28T i9-7940X, while the 12C/12T i9-7920X launches a month … Read more on Ars […]

Unfortunately the iMac Pro Won’t Support Intel’s Latest 18-Core i9 CPU

Unfortunately the iMac Pro Won’t Support Intel’s Latest 18-Core i9 CPU Earlier this week, Intel took the wraps off its next-generation range of X-series processors, which the chip-maker touted as being the “ultimate platform” for creatives and content creators. While flaunting the ranges’ impressive 20% performance … Read more on iDrop News

Your First Look at the Intel Corporation 18-Core Monster Chip

Your First Look at the Intel Corporation 18-Core Monster Chip … speed of 4.3 GHz — identical to the specifications of the eight- and 10-core Core i7-7820X and Core i9-7900X, respectively. This would require that Intel pick the truly “best of the best” processors from the line (this might be why Intel isn’t … Read […]

Here’s the Problem With Intel Corporation’s 18-Core Behemoth

Here’s the Problem With Intel Corporation’s 18-Core Behemoth The first reviews of Intel’s Core i9-7900X — a 10-core part based on the company’s Skylake-X architecture — have hit the web (though it’s worth noting that these reviews weren’t based on parts officially supplied to the reviewers by Intel). The 7900X … Read more on The […]

Intel Core i9-7980XE 18-Core Monster CPU Reportedly Scheduled For Later This Year

Intel Core i9-7980XE 18-Core Monster CPU Reportedly Scheduled For Later This Year Intel unleashed some serious multi-core madness this past Tuesday with the announcement of its new Core X-Series. Based on the company’s 14nm+ manufacturing process, the Core X-Series is comprised of nine SKUs, ranging from the Kaby Lake-X based Core i7 … Read more […]

Intel’s massive 18-core Core i9 chip starts a bloody battle for enthusiast PCs

Intel’s massive 18-core Core i9 chip starts a bloody battle for enthusiast PCs With Core i9, the Intel vs. AMD battle rages anew. Announced Tuesday at Computex in Taipei, Intel’s answer to AMD’s 16-core, 32-thread Threadripper is an 18-core, 36-thread monster microprocessor of its own, tailor-made for elite PC enthusiasts. Read more on PC World

Intel Core i9-7980XE 18-Core Processor Spearheads Beastly Skylake And Kaby Lake Core X-Series CPUs

Intel Core i9-7980XE 18-Core Processor Spearheads Beastly Skylake And Kaby Lake Core X-Series CPUs We’ve heard rumors regarding Intel’s upcoming Kaby Lake-X and Skylake-X processors for the past few months, but today it’s finally time for the official roll-out of these new flagship Intel CPUs. We were no doubt impressed by the initial specs that […]

Intel is reportedly prepping the 18-core / 36-thread Core i9-7980XE (and other high-end desktop chips)

Intel is reportedly prepping the 18-core / 36-thread Core i9-7980XE (and other high-end desktop chips) AMD’s resurgence in the high-end desktop scene has apparently sparked a fire under Intel. The chipmaker, which has stood unchallenged atop the performance desktop mountain for years, is reportedly working on a potent lineup for its X299 platform that … […]