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    Intel rolls out its first consumer CPU to offer a teraflop of compute power.
    This time last year, Intel rolled out the Core i7-6950X Extreme Edition, its first 10-core desktop CPU aimed at retail consumers. The processor was based on the Broadwell-E architecture, and retailed for $1,723. The company is now following it up with the Core i9-7980XE Extreme Edition, an 18-core/36-thread CPU that will retail later this year for $1,999. The 7980XE is also the first consumer chip from Intel to offer a teraflop of compute power.


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    Josiah23 likes this.
    05-30-2017 03:10 AM
  2. Josiah23's Avatar
    Now this CPU is for people that want to go above and beyond the enthusiast boundaries.

    The Intel Core i7 is already powerful enough as it is (as I have an i7), heck even an i5 is good enough for about anything.
    Guytronic likes this.
    05-30-2017 07:13 AM
  3. LuxuryTouringZone's Avatar
    Until I saw this article, I honestly thought the i7 was the biggest and baddest CPU to date.
    Josiah23 likes this.
    05-31-2017 09:24 PM
  4. Josiah23's Avatar
    It was (on Intel's lineup), I still can't believe they're actually making i9 processors now, 🤦🏽

    Lately, people have been switching to AMDs Ryzen 7 processors since it's suppose to compete with Intel's i7 processors.
    Guytronic likes this.
    06-06-2017 07:51 PM

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