Intel Core i9-7900X: specs and benchmarks
Intel started Intel Core i9-7900X sales 30 May 2017 at a recommended price of $999. This is Skylake-X architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at home systems. It has 10 cores and 20 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 4500 MHz and an unlocked multiplier.
Compatibility-wise, this is Socket R4 processor with a TDP of 140 Watt and a maximum temperature of 72 °C. It supports DDR4 Quad-channel memory.
It provides good benchmark performance at 28.64 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.