Intel's beasty 18C/36T processor launching in October

Intel's massive 18C/36T processor launches in October.

@anthony256
Published Mon, Jun 12 2017 7:52 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:55 AM CST

Intel is reportedly launching its new Core i9 range of processors next month, starting with the Core i9-7920X (12C/24T) but the 14C/28T, 16C/32T, and 18C/36T processors will be launching in October.

Intel's beasty 18C/36T processor launching in October | TweakTown.com

The first phase of Intel's new Core launch will see the 4/6/8/10-core models launch, while the second phase will see the 12C/24T chip launch, and then finally the mudslide of 14/16/18-core parts. Intel will reportedly begin accepting pre-orders of the new 4/6/8/10-core Kaby Lake-X and Skylake-X processors on June 19, shipping to consumers on June 26. All of these processors will work on the new X299 chipset.

Intel's upcoming 12C/24T processor in the Core i9-7920X will launch in August for a hefty $1199, while the super high-end Core i9-7980XE with 18C/36T of power will launch in October.

NEWS SOURCES:wccftech.com, fool.com

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.

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