The Intel® Core™ i9 Extreme Edition Processor
The dawn of a new breed of extreme desktop processors is here, elevating everything you do to new heights. Powered by a massive 18 cores and 36 threads, this processor enables extreme single-threaded performance with the updated Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0. This technology now identifies the two best performing cores to provide increased single and dual-core performance. The new Extreme Edition boasts 44 PCIe* lanes and support for multiple discrete graphics cards, Thunderbolt™ technology, and high-speed storage like Intel® Optane™ technology. And of course, it is fully unlocked1 for extreme performance.
Intel® Core™ X-Series Processor Family
Something for every enthusiast! The new Intel® Core™ X-series processor family is designed to scale to your performance needs by delivering options between 4 to 18 cores for extreme performance, the latest technological advancements and headroom for the future. This platform comes ready to install Intel® Optane™ memory and Intel® Optane™ SSDs for amazing system responsiveness. Support for immersive 4K visuals, four channel DDR4 2666 memory, Thunderbolt™ 3 delivering a 40Gb/s bi-directional port for almost any peripheral you want to connect and up to 8 SATA ports for a RAID storage array makes this the ultimate desktop platform.
Game, Stream, Record
Enter the realm of extreme performance where game play is so life-like it is difficult to tell where reality ends and the game begins. Surrounded by multiple high-res displays and premium audio sound, you are totally immersed in the action of your AAA game title or the latest virtual reality thriller. Play extreme, live extreme, game extreme on a computer with an unlocked1 Intel® Core™ X-series processor. And because modern gaming extends beyond just gameplay, you want to simultaneously share your gameplay with the community and the world. Record all the action capturing that once in a life-time maneuver that brought you to victory, and convert your game play into a sharable format to immediately post on your social media page. That is extreme mega tasking and the power of the Intel® Core™ X-series processor.
Unleash Your Ultimate Creative Genius Now with an Intel® Core™ X-Series Processor
Your creativity is limitless, and once you are in the flow of ideas, you need a system that will keep up. You need the uncompromising performance in a PC powered by the Intel® Core™ X-series processor. The Intel® Core™ X-series processor family with 8, 12 or even 18 cores delivers amazing performance when multiple real-time workloads are stacked. Spend more time creating while your Intel® Core™ X-series processor powered system simultaneously handles uploading massive 4K files, rendering effects and other compute intensive workloads in the background. And with the updated Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0, you have the control to give priority to the apps that need the power of the two best performing cores. Quad channel memory also delivers improved responsiveness and decreases start up time when you are working with large files and content creation applications. With an Intel® Core™ X-series processor you can focus on creating with the confidence that your results will be as remarkable as you imagined.
Quad-Core Newcomers to the Family
The new family of Intel® Core™ X-series processors introduces two quad core processors for broader expandability of the platform. The Intel® Core™ i5-7640X and Intel® Core™ i7-7740X enable customers to invest in a more powerful enthusiast platform that provides more headroom and scalability up the X-series stack when they are ready. These two processors will start with a slightly higher base frequency and provide all of the ingredients, like higher memory speed and larger socket, for better overclocking performance compared to their mainstream counterparts.
Intel® X299 Chipset and Intel® Core™ X-Series Processors for the Ultimate Platform
The Intel® X299 chipset paired with the Intel® Core™ X-series processors provide a world class platform for gaming, content creation and over-clocking. Whether it is responsiveness, expandability or performance you crave, this platform has you covered. Integrated USB 3.0 makes moving files to your tablet and smartphone blazing fast. The platform also provides RAID support on PCI Express* and Serial ATA storage devices, fast data transfers with support for PCIe* 3.0 storage devices and finally, Intel® Optane™ memory support. Want to push the envelope with overclocking? The Intel® X299 chipset and Intel® Core™ X-series processor family bring new unlocked base clock capabilities2. Unlock your individual cores and memory frequencies to amazing levels while having the flexibility to keep other areas within specification. With support for Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (Intel® XMP), Intel® Extreme Tuning Utility (Intel® XTU), and the Intel® Performance Tuning Protection Package Plan the capabilities of the Intel® X299 chipset and new Intel® Core™ X-series processors are a threat to every overclocking world record.