Intel announces new Core i7 processor Extreme Edition, its most powerful desktop processor yet

Intel® Core™ i7 processor Extreme Edition (Credit: Intel Corporation)
Intel® Core™ i7 processor Extreme Edition (Credit: Intel Corporation)

Intel today announced the new Intel Core i7 processor Extreme Edition that delivers with up to 10 cores and 20 threads, 40 PCIe lanes, and a new Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0. The Intel Core i7 processor Extreme Edition has up to 35 percent better 3D rendering performance for vivid 4K gameplay while accomplishing other compute-intensive tasks in the background.

Forty PCIe lanes connected directly into the CPU allow for system expansion with fast SSDs, up to four discrete GFX cards and ultra-fast Thunderbolt 3.0 technology. Massive Intel Smart Cache of up to 25MB and quad-channel memory improves responsiveness and decreases startup time when working with large files and applications. The new Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 steers applications to the highest-performing core, improving single-threaded performance by up to 15 percent.

Intel Core i7 processor Extreme Editio is available at online retailers worldwide from today. It will cost you $1723 USD.

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