So, the Intel Core i9 series is a reality now. The latest series of Intel’s Core processors is the Core i9 series and falling under the 7th generation, Intel has released the Core i9-7920X high-end desktop (HEDT) processor. Previously, the hot topic of discussion among the LGA2066 package processors, the Core i9-7920X is designed specifically for motherboards based on the Intel X299 Express chipset.

pic 52 Intel Core i9 7920X is finally out! The 12 cores and 24 threads based processor comes with USD $1,199 price tag

Pricing and Specifications

The all-new flagship model is officially priced at USD $1,199 and if you want to go for the Core i9-7900X, there is a $200 premium for that. Here are the key specifications of the processor:

  • 12-cores and 24-threads based on 14 nm “Skylake-X” silicon architecture
  • A TDP of 140W
  • Clock speed of 2.90 GHz with Turbo Boost frequency of 4.30 GHz, and Turbo Boost Max 3.0 frequency of 4.40 GHz
  • 1 MB of dedicated L2 cache per core, and 16.50 MB of shared L3 cache
  • A full 44-lane PCI-Express gen 3.0 root complex
  • Quad-channel DDR4 integrated memory interface
  • Compatible with up to 128 GB of memory

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