Intel's 20-threaded CPU based on 14nm technology to debut at Computex

Intel will tease its 20-thread CPU, the Core i7-6950X, at Computex 2016 in June.

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We've heard about Intel's incredible new Core i7-6950X processor, which features 10 x CPU cores joined by 10 x Hyper-Threaded cores for a total of 20 threads, but it looks like we'll get a better look at Intel's new CPUs at Computex in June 2016.

Intel's 20-threaded CPU based on 14nm technology to debut at Computex |

Intel's new 14nm Broadwell-E offerings will arrive next year with a slew of different SKUs, ranging from the 12-threaded CPUs to 20-threaded CPU beasts. The Core i7-6950X will lead the pack with 20 threads of 14nm CPU goodness, with a Base frequency of 2GHz, 25MB of cache and support for DDR4. It'll feature a 140W TDP, and up to 3.5GHz on Turbo Boost.

The Core i7-6900K will feature 16 threads at 3.2GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) and 20MB of cache, with the Core i7-6850K featuring 12 threads of CPU power at 3.6GHz (3.8GHz Turbo Boost) with 15MB of cache. The last CPU to be unveiled should be the Core i7-6800K with 12 threads at 3.4GHz (3.6GHz Turbo Boost) with 15MB of cache.

As for pricing, the speculated pricing on the Core i7-6950X is $999, Core i7-6900K for $600, Core i7-6850K for $550, while the Core i7-6800K is set for $450 or so. Expect them to be unveiled at Computex 2016 in June, in Taipei, Taiwan.


Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering and has recently taken a keen interest in artificial intelligence (AI) hardware.

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