As the AMD in high-end desktop level market recovery, notify the desktop performance market for many years, but has been "squeezing" Intel also finally began to brew a wave of big moves. VideoCardz learns from multiple sources, in addition to the earlier confirmed at Computex X299 platform (Computex 2017), Intel will launch a nuclear 18/36 thread high-end processors - core i9-7980 xe (triple cache and clock frequency of short duration is not clear).
In addition it is said that there are 16 nuclear / 32 thread core i9-7960 - X, and 14 nuclear / 28 thread core i9-7940 - X, and VideoCardz exposes the so-called new X series core i5 / i7 i9 processor box.
There is speculation that Intel will launch a new X299 platform in early next month, but that remains to be officially confirmed.
Earlier, it was reported that AMD was also developing a higher-end Ryzen 9 "Threadripper" processor than Ryzen 7.
Flagship product for 16 nuclear / 32 threads Ryzen 9 1998 x (faster 3.5 GHz/dynamic 3.9 GHz), its support for four-channel DDR4 memory and 44 PCIe channel, thermal design power of 155 watts.