Exclusive: Intel to launch 18-core Core i9-7980XE CPU

Published: 29th May 2017, 07:02 GMT   Comments

AMD’s Threadripper will face more powerful competition that we first thought. A 18-core processor called Core i9-7980XE will be Intel’s flagship model of Core-X series.

Please note that the following chart contains information from multiple sources:

UNCONFIRMED Intel Core-X Series Specifications
ProcessorCores/ ThreadsL3 CachePCIe LanesBase ClockTurbo Clock 2.0Turbo Clock 3.0Launch
Core i9-7980XE
 
18C/36T
TBDTBDTBDTBDTBDTBD
Core i9-7960X
 
16C/32T
TBDTBDTBDTBDTBDTBD
Core i9-7940X
 
14C/28T
TBDTBDTBDTBDTBDTBD
Core i9-7920X
 
12C/24T
 
16.5 MB
 
44
TBDTBDTBDAugust
Core i9-7900X
 
10C/20T
 
13.75 MB
 
44
 
3.3 GHz
 
4.3 GHz
 
4.5 GHz
June
Core i9-7820X
 
8C/16T
 
11 MB
 
28
 
3.6 GHz
 
4.3 GHz
 
4.5 GHz
June
Core i9-7800X
 
6C/12T
 
8.25 MB
 
28
 
3.5 GHz
 
4.0 GHz
June
Core i7-7740X
 
4C/8T
 
8 MB
 
16
 
4.3 GHz
 
4.5 GHz
June
Core i5-7640X
 
4C/4T
 
6 MB
 
16
 
4.0 GHz
 
4.2 GHz
June

Speaking of the Core-X series, it seems Intel has also new boxes for i5, i7 and i9 series for the new socket:




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