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Intel launches Core i9 series lineup

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Published May 31, 2017, 9:35 pm IST
Updated Jun 1, 2017, 2:24 pm IST
This includes the 12-core Core i9-7920X; 14-core Core i9-7940X; 16-core Core i9-7960X and the ballistic and insane 18-core Core i9-7980XE.
Intel’s high-end desktops have always been a generation behind their mainstream rivals.
 Intel’s high-end desktops have always been a generation behind their mainstream rivals.

The Computex 2017 is in progress in Taipei and a number of manufacturers have graced the trade show with their latest products. Intel introduced a brand new Core-X series of high-end series high-end desktops CPUs along with a brand new X299 chipset to go along with it. Of note, is the new Intel Core i9 series, and the 18-core Core i9 Extreme Edition.

Intel’s high-end desktops have always been a generation behind their mainstream rivals. But this time, Intel has brought out its high-end SKUs which is on par with today’s chipset architectures going up with the likes of Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X CPUs. The availability and exact pricing for India will be released in the coming months.

 

Intel’s latest product is a brand new Core i9 series and right now, we only have details about the Core i9-7900X. The base and boost clock speeds are however lower when compared to the other Core-i7 models in the line-up. But the USP is this that CPU has 10 cores with HyperThreading, 13.75MB of L3 cache and a massive 44 PCle lanes.

intel core i9

Intel has listed out the names of future Core i9 CPUs but hasn’t revealed finer details of clock speeds, cache, etc, yet. This includes the 12-core Core i9-7920X; 14-core Core i9-7940X; 16-core Core i9-7960X and the ballistic and insane 18-core Core i9-7980XE.

 

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