Maximize the Enthusiast Opportunity with Powerful Solutions from Intel

Offer your enthusiast customers performance PCs powered by Intel for the ultimate gaming and content creation experience.

The New Intel® Core™ X-series Processor Family: Seamless Mega Tasking

Help your customers mega task seamlessly. With up to 18 cores and 36 threads the Intel® Core™ X-Series processor family is our most powerful one ever. Turn your customers’ PC into the ultimate gaming and Virtual Realti (VR) machine, or a studio to create content. Designed to scale to every performance need, this family of processors comes with ready to install Intel® Optane™ memory and Intel® Optane™ SSDs for amazing system responsiveness and support for immersive 4K visuals including 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.

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Understand the Enthusiast Market Opportunity

Out of the 1.8 billion gamers in the world, 1.2 billion are PC gamers.1 And these numbers are expected to grow rapidly in the future. Learn about and maximize this opportunity to build a bigger customer base and drive more revenue.

Meet the new Intel® Core™ i7 processor family for X-series platforms that offers extreme performance for gaming and content creation powered by up to 10 cores and 20 threads.

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Experience no-compromise storage with Intel® Solid State Drive 750 series.

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The new Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 delivers unmatched single-threaded performance - ideal for content creation, hardcore gaming, and virtual reality enthusiasts.

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Explore and Evaluate Solutions for Enthusiasts

Learn about the Intel® Core™ i7 processor for X-Series Platforms.

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Take system performance to the next level by pairing a powerful processor with a fast SSD.

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Help your customers identify the best platforms, technologies, and products for their needs.

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Enthusiast Core Curriculum

Sell into Strength with Intel® Core™ Processor and Intel® Solid State Drive

Explore why processors matter, why high-speed solid state storage is worth it, and how together the two can benefit key enthusiast customer segments.

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The Essential Guide to Selling the Intel® Core™ i7 Processor Family for X-Series Platforms

In this training module, you will learn about the members of the Intel® Core™ i7 processor family and take a closer look at their key benefits and selling points.

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Selling High-End Platforms to Extreme Gamers

Learn about key features and benefits of the new Intel® Core™ i7 processor family for X-series platforms, including the Intel® Core™ i7 processor Extreme Edition.

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Capturing Enthusiast Market Momentum in 2016

Understand the Enthusiast market and the opportunity it opens up for your business with this training that provides deep insights on the latest trends, products, and technologies.

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Resources and Tools to Market Products

Find Intel-created marketing tools and assets that can help you build and execute powerful campaigns to move your business forward. Download market-ready ad kits, videos, infographics, posters, templates, banners, and more.

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Product and Performance Information

1ESA Study - 2015: Sales, Demographic And Usage Data “Essential Facts About The Computer And Video Game Industry.

Benchmark results were obtained prior to implementation of recent software patches and firmware updates intended to address exploits referred to as "Spectre" and "Meltdown". Implementation of these updates may make these results inapplicable to your device or system. 

Software and workloads used in performance tests may have been optimized for performance only on Intel® microprocessors. Performance tests, such as SYSmark* and MobileMark*, are measured using specific computer systems, components, software, operations and functions. Any change to any of those factors may cause the results to vary. You should consult other information and performance tests to assist you in fully evaluating your contemplated purchases, including the performance of that product when combined with other products. For more complete information visit