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Technical Specifications

Essentials

Vertical Segment
Desktop
Processor Number
i9-10980XE
Status
Launched
Launch Date
Q4'19
Lithography
14 nm
Included Items
Please note: The boxed product does not include a fan or heat sink

Performance

# of Cores
18
# of Threads
36
Processor Base Frequency
3.00 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency
4.60 GHz
Cache
24.75 MB Intel® Smart Cache
Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 Frequency
4.80 GHz
TDP
165 W

Supplemental Information

Embedded Options Available
No

Memory Specifications

Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
256 GB
Memory Types
DDR4-2933
Max # of Memory Channels
4
ECC Memory Supported
No

Graphics Specifications

Processor Graphics
N/A

Expansion Options

Scalability
1S Only
PCI Express Revision
3.0
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
48

Package Specifications

Sockets Supported
FCLGA2066
Max CPU Configuration
1
Thermal Solution Specification
PCG 2017X
TJUNCTION
86°C

Advanced Technologies

Intel® Optane™ Memory Supported
Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0
Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
2.0
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Yes
Intel® 64
Yes
Instruction Set Extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512
# of AVX-512 FMA Units
2
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Yes

Security & Reliability

Intel® AES New Instructions
Yes
Execute Disable Bit
Yes

Reviews

Features and Performance

Maximize Performance

Whether you are working on your latest feature film or the next episode of a YouTube series, the unlocked Intel® Core™ X-series processor family is designed to meet your most demanding creative workflows: With up to 18 AVX-512 enabled cores and enhanced Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 directing your most critical workloads to your processor’s four fastest cores. Experience extreme performance, immersive 4K visuals, high speed storage and memory, and the latest technological advancements - all designed to get you from planning to final product faster than ever.

Power Your Creativity

Spend more time creating and less time waiting. The Intel® Core™ X-series processor family can handle your most demanding creative workflows. Upload and edit your 360* videos quickly and experience VR videos – all in stunning 4K. There are no limits to what you can create on your computer.

Push the Limits

The Intel® Core™ X-series processor family is unlocked to provide additional headroom. Features include the ability to overclock1 each core individually, AVX ratio controls for more stability and VccU voltage control for extreme scenarios. Combined with tools like the new Intel® Performance Maximizer, Intel® Extreme Tuning Utility (Intel® XTU) and Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (Intel® XMP), you have a powerful kit for maximizing performance.

Overclock with confidence

Intel® Performance Maximizer

Related Technologies

Enhanced Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0

Increase your computer’s processing power. Available on the Intel® Core™ X-series processor family, the enhanced Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 directs your most critical workloads to your processor’s four fastest cores to provide increased performance on lightly threaded tasks.

Learn more

Intel® Deep Learning Boost (Intel® DL Boost)

Intel® Deep Learning Boost (Intel® DL Boost) is a new technology unique to Intel® architecture designed to accelerate artificial intelligence for faster Image tagging, image enhancement, and marker-less motion tracking.

Learn more

Intel® Optane™ Technology

Intel® Optane™ technology is an entirely new class of non-volatile memory. Its high speed and density eliminates processing bottlenecks and improves performance in demanding applications like big data, high performance computing (HPC), virtualization, storage, cloud, and gaming.2

Learn more

Intel® Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+)

Intel® Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) enabled PCs and wireless networks deliver a generational advance in Wi-Fi performance, traffic management, improved latency, interference avoidance and enhanced security for best-in-class3 connectivity.

Learn more

Product and Performance Information

This feature may not be available on all computing systems. Please check with the system vendor to determine if your system delivers this feature, or reference the system specifications (motherboard, processor, chipset, power supply, HDD, graphics controller, memory, BIOS, drivers, virtual machine monitor-VMM, platform software, and/or operating system) for feature compatibility. Functionality, performance, and other benefits of this feature may vary depending on system configuration.
1

Warning: Altering PC clock or memory frequency and/or voltage may (i) reduce system stability and use life of the system, memory and processor; (ii) cause the processor and other system components to fail; (iii) cause reductions in system performance; (iv) cause additional heat or other damage; and (v) affect system data integrity. Intel assumes no responsibility that the memory, included if used with altered clock frequencies and/or voltages, will be fit for any particular purpose. Check with memory manufacturer for warranty and additional details. For more information, visit http://www.intel.co.uk/content/www/uk/en/gaming/overclocking-intel-processors.html.

2

Intel® technologies' features and benefits depend on system configuration and may require enabled hardware, software or service activation. Performance varies depending on system configuration. No product or component can be absolutely secure. Check with your system manufacturer or retailer or learn more at https://www.intel.co.uk.

3

Best in Class Wi-Fi 6: Intel® Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) products support optional 160 MHz channels, enabling the fastest possible theoretical maximum speeds (2402 Mbps) for typical 2x2 802.11ax PC Wi-Fi products. Premium Intel® Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) products enable 2-4x faster maximum theoretical speeds compared standard 2x2 (1201 Mbps) or 1x1 (600 Mbps) 802.11ax PC Wi-Fi products, which only support the mandatory requirement of 80 MHz channels.