Thursday, April 11, 2019

Intel's Elusive Core i9-9990XE Goes Retail At $2735

Sweet! Anyone got $2700 I can borrow (I can cover the additional $35).

The Intel Core i9-9990XE is a HEDT (high-end desktop) LGA2066 processor that belongs to the Skylake X (SKL-X) family of processors. The multi-core beast sports 14 cores, 28 threads, 19.25MB of L3 cache, 44 PCIe 3.0 lanes and a 255W TDP (thermal design power). The 14nm chip also rocks a 4GHz base clock, 5.1GHz single-core boost clock, and 5GHz all-core boost clock.