IT | Jun 15, 2017 | Master3395
The prosecutor surpasses last year's Extreme launch.
At this time last year, Intel showed Core i7-6950X Extreme Edition under Computex. During the fair of the year, the prosecutor dresses with an even more powerful Extreme edition, like the rumor.
Intel Core i9
Core i9-7980XE Extreme Edition is the new beast of Intel, which is actually intended for regular consumers. The power pack features 18 cores and 36 threads. Price: $ 1999, $ 16,870 at current rate. On paper it is more powerful than AMD's Ryzen Threadripper.
The processor is the new flagship for Intel in the Core X series, based on an updated version of Skylake, called Skylake X. In addition to the 18-core top model, the i9 series will also consist of less expensive devices with 10, 12, 14 And 16 cores.
During the show, Intel stated that the development was driven by surprisingly high demand for last year's CPU with ten cores.
From $ 999
All of the i9 models have a clock speed of 3.3 GHz, increasing to 4.3 GHz with Turbo Boost 2.0 and 4.5 GHz with Turbo Boost 3.0.
The most affordable of the Core i9 processors is i9-7900X which has ten cores / 20 threads and a retail price of 999 dollars.
Keywords: Computex17, intel, hardware
Sources: Intel, Engadget