Intel Core i9-7980XE pre-orders begins, priced at $1999

Intel's new flagship $1999 processor is available for pre-order in the UK with 18C/36T of power.

Published Wed, Aug 23 2017 9:50 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:54 AM CST

Intel's new flagship Core i9-7980XE processor has gone up for pre-order on OCUK, packing a huge 18C/36T of CPU performance.

Intel Core i9-7980XE pre-orders begins, priced at $1999 |

The new Core i9-7980XE processor will be on sale starting August 25, with the 14/16/18-core Core i9 processors to be available on August 28. If you need a refresher course in the Core i9-7980XE, it rocks 18C/36T of CPU power at up to 4.4GHz, with 24.75MB of L3 cache.

Intel's flagship Core i9-7980XE runs on the new X299 chipset with up to 44 PCIe 3.0 lanes, and a huge 165W TDP.

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