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Intel's new Xeon W-3175X: 28C/56T to cost 'around $8K'

Intel's new 28C/56T processor could cost 'around $8K' retail according to the latest reports

By Anthony Garreffa on Jan 7, 2019 04:30 am CST - 0 mins, 49 secs reading time

CES 2019 - Normally these types of rumors are kept away for other sites, but Anandtech is reporting that according to "one of the boutique system integrators" on the ground at CES 2019 that Intel's upcoming Xeon W-3175X processor will cost "around $8K" at retail.

Intel's new Xeon W-3175X: 28C/56T to cost 'around $8K' | TweakTown.com

The last time we heard about Intel's upcoming 28C/56T processor was a few months ago when the price was meant to be closer to $4000, but now at double that it's a big difference between its competitor. AMD's new Ryzen Threadripper 2990X is a 32C/64T behemoth that only costs $1700, where you could buy not one or two, but four Threadripper 2990WX processors and have change compared to the rumored $8000 cost of Intel's flagship and still unreleased Xeon W-3175X.

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Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games to be built around consoles. With 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 high-end, custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU technology is unwavering, and with next-gen NVIDIA GPUs about to launch alongside 4K 144Hz HDR G-Sync gaming monitors and BFGDs (65-inch 4K 120Hz HDR G-Sync TVs) there has never been a time to be more excited about technology.

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