Intel officially introduced its Kaby Lake-X and Skylake-X processor schedule at Computex previous month, but at the time it didn’t say something about an exact release date. It turns out that Intel was waiting for E3 to declare availability, some of Intel’s Core-X series CPUs will be offered opening on June 19 (this coming Monday) to preorder.

The statement is mentioned in a press release covering a series of topics at E3. In it, Intel proclaimed it will offer 4-core, 6-core, 8-core, and 10-core to preorder on June 19 with shipments beginning the following week. According to Anandtech, Intel publicized at E3 that shipments would exclusively fall on June 26.

Furthermore, Intel stated the rest of its Core X-series array will “soon follow,” in the company of its 12-core Core i9-7920X arriving a short time in August and its 14-core Core i9-7940X, 16-core Core i9-7960X, and 18-core Core i9-7980X—all of which are great Edition SKUs—predictable to ship in October.

If you are looking for Intel’s June series, here is what will be offered to purchase this month from its Core-X lineup family:

  • Core i9-7900X: 10C/20T, 4.3GHz-4.5GHz, 13.75MB cache, 44 PCIe lanes—$999
  • Core i9-7900X: 10C/20T, 4.3GHz-4.5GHz, 13.75MB cache, 44 PCIe lanes—$999
  • Core i7-7820X: 8C/16T, 4.3GHz-4.5GHz, 11MB cache, 28 PCIe lanes—$599
  • Core i7-7800X: 6C/12T, 3.5GHz-4GHz, 8.25MB cache, 28 PCIe lanes—$389
  • Core i7-7740X: 4C/8T, 4.3GHz-4.5GHz, 8MB cache, 16 PCIe lanes—$339
  • Core i5-7640X: 4C/4T, 4GHz-4.2GHz, 6MB cache, 16 PCIe lanes—$242

Both of the quad-core CPUs Core i7-7740X and Core i5-7640X —are Kaby Lake-X processors, while the rest of the three parts are Skylake-X chips. Ahead of more cores, threads, and cache, the Skylake-X CPUs put in more PCIe lane to have fun with, which can be supportive when installing many graphics cards and NVMe SSDs. on the other hand, you’re looking at spending around a majestic for the right to use 44 PCIe lanes, while AMD’s entire Threadripper series has 64 PCIe lanes.

After June, Intel will launch additional Core i9 processors concluding with the Core i9-7980XE with outlay $1,999. It is a giant chip with 18 cores and 36 threads, although other details such as cache and clock speeds have not yet been declared.

For gamers who would like an aficionado CPU, the Core i7-7800X might be a fascinating choice, or perhaps the top bang-for-buck. Above all, if there’s some overclocking headroom.


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