All the rumors and leaks about Intel’s next stunning CPU have proved to be right at the Intel’s Computex Conference of this year. The company successfully showcased its sizzlingly hot series of Intel Core X-series; part of which is Intel’s 18-core Skylake X Core i9 CPU. This newbie sibling of Core i5 and i7 is, of course, more robust and high-powered CPU for the consumers seeking more power CPU.

This Skylake X Core i9 is claimed to be the first computing device with 36 threads and 18 cores. Even AMD’s Ryzen 9 Threadripper CPU has been outgunned by this first ever consumer desktop CPU. It is because Ryzen is said to be in 16 cores that are obviously less than the cores Skylake X Core is equipped with. The company also claimed that it is also the world’s very first teraflop desktop CPU.

Seemingly, both the rivalry companies have kicked off running the jockey that benefits consumers the most. Intel Core i9-7900X X-series processor is the full name of this beastly powerful CPU and the first version will likely to hit the market with 10 cores and 20 threads. Then, later on, the company will launch the complete series in further four different versions having variant core numbers like 18 Core, 16 Core, 14 Core and 12 Core.

This first version 10 Core Skylake X core i9 will allure you with  Intel Turbo Boost Max technology that has frequency is from  4.5GHz, 13.75MB of L3 cache with the support of four channels of DDR4-2666 RAM. And its thermal design power (TDP) is of 140W, and the most excellent feature is its lightning speed which is 3.3GHz and will cost you around $999.

Specs of 10 Core i9 CPU:

  • Speed is 3.3 GHz
  • RAM is DDR4-2666.
  • 140W TDP
  • Frequency tends to be 4.5 GHz or more.
  • Price at the launch will be $999.

Other bigger core versions of X Core i9 will soon join this first hatched baby of Intel with 10 Core. All of the CPU in-line will be launched with 44 PCIe lanes and support for Intel Optane memory.

Meanwhile, the company also unveiled the rest of the family members of Intel Core x. As per company’s claim, “ it is the most scalable, accessible and powerful desktop platform ever.”  And it offers a broad range of 4 to 18 core. The eighth generation CPUs have more of everything, and the company improved the performance of these new generation CPUs by 30 percent as compared to the seventh-generation processors. These processors will be best for the power and speed hungry gamers and content creators.


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