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