Intel’s 12-core X299 i9 7920X is now available to purchase

Intel's 12-core X299 i9 7920X is now available to purchase

Intel’s 12-core X299 i9 7920X is now available to purchase


Intel has officially started to sell some of their new ultra-high-end X299 CPUs, starting with their 12-core, 24-thread i9 7920X, which is now retailing for $1199 in the US and £1099 in the UK.

Official orders have started on Newegg over in the United States, with Pre-orders starting in the UK at retailers like Overclockers UK and Scan. Stock for these CPUs is expected to arrive in the UK early next week, though the shipping dates of these CPUs has not been officially verified. 

The i9 7920X will come with the same 140W TDP as Intel’s 10-core i9 7900X, releasing with a maximum boost clock of 4.4GHz and a base clock speed of 2.9GHz. This CPU will ship with the same number of PCIe 3.0 lanes as their i9 7900X, with a total of 44 lanes.  

  Archtecture Process Cores/Threads Base Boost 2.0 Boost 3.0 L3 Cache PCIe lanes TDP Price
Core i9 7980XE Skylake-X 14nm+ 18/36 2.6GHz 4.2GHz 4.4GHz 24.75MB 44 165W $1999
Core i9 7960X 16/32 2.8GHz 4.2GHz 4.4GHz 22MB 44 165W $1699
Core i9 7940X 14/28 3.1GHz 4.3GHz 4.4GHz 19.25MB 44 165W $1399
Core i9 7920X 12/24 2.9GHz 4.3GHz 4.4GHz 16.5MB 44 140W $1199
Core i9 7900X 10/20 3.3GHz 4.3GHz 4.5GHz 13.75MB 44 140W $999
Core i7 7820X 8/16 3.6GHz 4.3GHz 4.5GHz 11MB 28 140W $599
Core i7 7800X 6/12 3.5GHz 4.0GHz N/A 8.25MB 28 140W $389
Core i7 7740X Kaby Lake-X 4/8 4.3GHz 4.5GHz N/A 8MB 16 112W $339
Core i5 7640X 4/4 4.0GHz 4.2GHz N/A 6MB 16 112W $242


  Intel officially reveals the specification of their high-end X299 CPU lineup


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