Intel’s first 10-core desktop CPU announced

Intel Core-i7-69XX Processor

Computex 2016 —-Intel had just announced its first 10-core desktop CPU running at 3GHz with boost speeds up to 3.5GHz utilizing a 25MB of cache and feature Intel’s new Turbo Boost 3.0 technology. The first 10-core desktop processor, the Core i7-6950X Extreme Edition will cost you $1,723. Checkout the full details below:

Intel Core-i7-69XX Processor

Intel Core-i7-69XX Processor

The chip-giant claims it’s twice as fast as the quad-core i7 6700K when it comes to 3D rendering, 25-percent faster on 4K gaming and 35 percent faster than the last-gen Core i7-5960X. On editing 4K video, it’s 65 percent faster than that same quad-core chip and 25 percent faster than the previous i7.

The new Extreme Edition of i7 processors will also be available in these variants:

  1. 8-core version with the i7-6900K for $1,089
  2. 6-core variants with the $617 i7-6850K and the $434 i7-6800K

All of the new processors are unlocked, so you can overclock them to your own preference and all of these new chips also support DDR4-2400 RAM.

 

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