Intel® Core™ i9-7980XE X-series Processor Extreme Edition 18-core 2.60GHz 24.75MB Cache (165W)

Intel part #: BX80673I97980X

The Intel® Core™ i9 Extreme Edition Processor

The dawn of a new breed of extreme desktop processors is here, elevating everything you do to new heights. Powered by a massive 18 cores and 36 threads, this processor enables extreme single-threaded performance with the updated Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0. This technology now identifies the two best performing cores to provide increased single and dual-core performance. The new Extreme Edition boasts 44 PCIe* lanes and support for multiple discrete graphics cards, Thunderbolt™ technology, and high-speed storage like Intel® Optane™ technology. And of course, it is fully unlocked1 for extreme performance.

Price: $2,199.00

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Main Specifications
Product TypeDesktop
Product LineCore X-series
Clock Speed2.60 GHz
Scalability1S Only
PCI Express Revision3.0
Max PCI Express Lanes 44
Direct Media Interface8 GT/s DMI3
Overclocking EnabledYes
Detailed Specifications
Smart Cache24.75 MB
Cores/Threads18C / 36T
Max Memory Size128 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2666
Memory Channels4
Intel Virtualization TechnologyYes with VT-x
Intel Hyper-ThreadingYes
Intel Turbo BoostYes
Max Turbo Boost Frequency4.40 GHz
Manufacturing Process14 nm