Intel has introduced a new line of processors Core X
Last year, the exhibition Computex, Intel introduced a public 10-core processor for $ 1,700. Less than a year, and now a famous manufacturer announces a completely new line of processors called Core X. The flagship of the new series of microprocessors is a 18-core 36-line Monster Core i9-7980XE cost $ 1999, which is sure to shut up for the belt recently announced 16-core processor AMD Ryzen Threadripper.
The new line of powerful multithreaded processors should meet the needs of the most demanding users who, for example, easily be able to play games with a resolution of 4K, parallel broadcasting gameplay in HD via Twitch service. If 18 cores for you to search, you can pay attention to the model Core X line of processors from 16 (in 1699 dollars), 14 (1399 dollars) and 12 (1199 dollars) cores. The new processors have TDP of 140 W, the same as the previous year-10 nuclear flag.
The new processors will be compatible with motherboards equipped with socket LGA 2066 and X299 chipset, which should go on sale in June this year. This will replace the socket LGA 2011 and will significantly increase the performance of desktop computers. All i9 processors of a new line of work at a frequency of 3, 3 GHz with acceleration up to 4, 3 GHz using Intel Turbo Boost Max 3.0 technology. And one of the most pleasant news was the decrease in the cost of the 10-core processor i9-7900X, which now will cost wishing at $ 999 (compared to $ 1,700 last year).