Computex 2018 is underway and Intel has revealed its enthusiast level Intel Core-X HEDT Processor which features 28 cores/56 threads. Intel has confirmed that this enthusiast level CPU will be available in the market by Q4 2018.
However, Intel didn’t reveal much about the Intel Core-X HEDT CPU aside from showcasing a Cinebench demo. If you are interested in checking out all the announcements made at Computex 2018 then be sure to click here.
This 28 Core processor will be based on the Xeon Platinum die and will be available for the already existing X299 platform. However, this doesn’t rule out the possibility of a new chipset for the CPU for better performance or overclocking.
Furthermore, the Intel Core-X HEDT CPU features a base clock of 2.7 GHz while in the demo the processor was showcased to run at 5 GHz across all cores.
As for the score, the process got 7334 multi-core points which compared to Intel Core i9-7980XE with 18 cores/36 threads is significantly higher as it received around 5000 points.
As for the price for this CPU, Intel didn’t reveal it, however, given that current 18 core enthusiast level CPU goes around $2000, expect the price tag to be over $2000.
Speaking on Intel revealing processors ar Computex 2018, Intel has also confirmed the Core i7-8086K Limited Edition for June 8 release.
The Intel Core i7-8086K limited edition CPU is the first CPU from Intel to feature 5 GHz boost clock for consumer level CPUs.
The Intel Core i7-8086K limited edition CPU is the first CPU from Intel to feature 5 GHz boost clock for consumer level CPUs. June 8 also marks the 40th anniversary for Intel’s most popular processor.
Furthermore, the i7-8086K Limited Edition will be compatible with 300-series chipset meaning if you have a Coffee-Lake system then all you need is the processor to replace your current 8th gen Coffee-Lake CPU.
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