Intel Announces Availability of Core X 14-, 16- and 18-core processors

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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.

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.

The Core i9-7980XE is priced at USD $1,999 in the retailwith the Core i9-7960X selling at $1,699.

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