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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:

Processor Cores/ Threads L3 Cache PCIe Lanes Base Clock Turbo Clock 2.0 Turbo Clock 3.0 Launch
Core i9-7980XE
TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Core i9-7960X
TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Core i9-7940X
TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Core i9-7920X
TBD TBD TBD August
Core i9-7900X
June
Core i9-7820X
June
Core i9-7800X
June
Core i7-7740X
June
Core i5-7640X
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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Exclusive: Intel to launch 18-core Core i9-7980XE CPU


29 May, 2017 By WhyCry