Intel’s 18-Core i9-7980XE Release Date Revealed




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Intel's 18-Core i9-7980XE Release Date Revealed

Back in May, we reported that Intel’s Core i9-7980XE CPU is set to be an 18-core monster. Last week, a leaked Core X-Series spec sheet confirmed the news. Now, the i9-7980XE release date is known, thanks to Intel. Chipzilla announced the release date at the Chinajoy 2017 conference, according to WCCFTech.

Core i9-7980XE Release Date

WCCFTech’s Hassan Mujtaba reports that the Skylake-X Intel Core i9-7980XE “Extreme Edition” is slated for an 18th October release. The i9-7980XE is Intel’s most powerful chip, both in terms of performance and power consumption. Accordingly, it carries an exorbitant price: $1999 (US Dollars).

Core i9-7980XE Specs

As per the leaked Core X-Series spec sheet, the i9-7980XE’s specifications are as follows:

  • Cores/threads: 18/36
  • PCIe lanes: 44
  • Base clock: 2.6GHz
  • Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 clock: 4.2GHz
  • Turbo Boost 3.0 clock: 4.4GHz
  • RRP: $1999
  • TDP: 165W

Intel X-Series Specs

The Intel X-Series processor family also includes eight other CPUs:

i9-7960X

  • Cores/threads: 16/32
  • PCIe lanes: 44
  • Base clock: 2.8GHz
  • Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 clock: 4.2GHz
  • Turbo Boost 3.0 clock: 4.4GHz
  • RRP: $1699
  • TDP: 165W

i9-7940X

  • Cores/threads: 14/28
  • PCIe lanes: 44
  • Base clock: 3.1GHz
  • Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 clock: 4.3GHz
  • Turbo Boost 3.0 clock: 4.4 GHz
  • RRP: $1399
  • TCP: 165W

i9-7920X

  • Cores/threads: 12/24
  • PCIe lanes: 44
  • Base clock: 2.9GHz
  • Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 clock: 4.3GHz
  • Turbo Boost 3.0 clock: 4.4GHz
  • RRP: $1199
  • TDP: 140W

i9-7900X

  • Cores/threads: 10/20
  • PCIe lanes: 44
  • Base clock: 3.3GHz
  • Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 clock: 4.3GHz
  • Turbo Boost 3.0 clock: 4.5GHz
  • RRP: $999
  • TDP: 140W

i7-7820X

  • Cores/threads: 8/16
  • PCIe lanes: 28
  • Base clock: 3.6GHz
  • Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 clock: 4.3GHz
  • Turbo Boost 3.0 clock: 4.5GHz
  • RRP: $599
  • TDP: 140W

i7-7800X

  • Cores/threads: 6/12
  • PCIe lanes: 28
  • Base clock: 3.5GHz
  • Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 clock: 4.0GHz
  • Turbo Boost 3.0 clock: N/A
  • RRP: $389
  • TDP: 140W

i7-7740X

  • Cores/threads: 4/8
  • PCIe lanes: 16
  • Base clock: 4.3GHz
  • Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 clock: 4.5GHz
  • Turbo Boost 3.0 clock: N/A
  • RRP: $369
  • TDP: 112W

i5-7640X

  • Cores/threads: 4/4
  • PCIe lanes: 16
  • Base clock: 4.0GHz
  • Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 clock: 4.2GHz
  • Turbo Boost 3.0 clock: N/A
  • RRP: $242
  • TDP: 112W


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