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Intel Core i9 10980XE (Cascade Lake-X) Processor Review (Page 2)

Steven Bassiri | Nov 25, 2019 at 03:08 am CST - 0 mins, 49 secs reading time for this page
Rating: 92%Manufacturer: IntelModel: Intel Core i9 10980XE

The CPU and Test Setup

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The top of the CPU is the same as other Intel LGA2066 HCC CPUs, and since ours is an engineering sample, there isn't much to say.

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The bottom of the CPU is also identical to the other LGA2066 HCC CPUs.

Test Setup

Steven's CPU Test System Specifications

  • Motherboard: X299 Aorus Master
  • CPU: Intel Core i9 10980XE
  • Cooler: Corsair H150i Pro
  • Memory: Dominator Platinum 3200MHz 4x8GB
  • Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
  • Storage - Boot Drive: Kingston KC2000 1TB
  • Storage - USB Drive: Corsair Voyager GS 64GB
  • Case: Corsair Obsidian 900D
  • Power Supply: Corsair RM1000
  • OS: Microsoft Windows 10
  • Monitor: ASUS PA328 ProArt 32" 4K
  • Keyboard: Corsair K70 LUX
  • Mouse: Corsair M65 PRO RGB
  • Headset: Corsair VOID RGB Wireless

Last updated: Nov 26, 2019 at 06:11 am CST

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Steven went from a fledgling forum reader in 2003 to one of the internet's brightest tech stars by 2010. Armed with an information systems degree, a deep understanding of circuitry, and a passion for tech, Steven (handle Sin0822) enjoys sharing his deep knowledge with others. Steven details products down to the component level to highlight seldom explained, and often misunderstood architectures. Steven is also a highly decorated overclocker with several world records.

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