Intel is announcing the availability of its 14-, 16- and 18-core processors – Intel® Core™ i9-7940X, Intel® Core™ i9-7960X and Intel® Core™ i9-7980XE processors – which begin shipping to ecosystem customers today. This final piece of the puzzle rounds out the availability of the Intel® Core™ X-series processor family, providing content creators and enthusiasts with the much-anticipated Extreme Edition, the most extreme desktop processor ever introduced.
While the entire Intel Core X-series processor family delivers on the promise of rich, immersive experiences that require significant compute power, the Extreme Edition brings a new level of power to content creators, enabling extreme mega-tasking, a platform for editing and rendering high-resolution 4K and virtual reality (VR) video, and a full studio on your PC.
With Intel Core X-series Extreme Edition processors, content creators can expect up to 80 percent better performance for VR content creation1 and up to 60 percent faster 4K video editing2 over the previous generation's Extreme Edition.
Retailers now can offer the entire Intel Core X-series processor family.
Fact Sheet: Intel Core X-series processor family
Product Overview: Intel Core X-series processor family
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