Intel working on dual-core i3-7360X for X299

X299 is reportedly getting a dual-core i3-7360X, and we don't know why.

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Published Fri, Sep 22 2017 2:08 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:54 AM CST

Intel has been reacting to Ryzen for most of the year, but one of the bigger surprises could be that Chipzilla is working on a new dual-core Core i3-7360X processor.

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Intel's purported Core i3-7360X processor will be a HEDT version of the current Core i3-7350K, which will be replaced by the Core i3-8350K.

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The new Core i3-7360K will be a dual-core CPU with a turbo clock of 4.3GHz, while the TDP is a massive 112W. Great tech for a dual-core processor, which will be around 1.25% faster than the current-gen Core i3-7350K, let alone the new Core i3-8350K.

A dual-core i3-7360K for X299... Intel, what's going on?!

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