Intel Core i9-7940X: specs and benchmarks
Intel started Intel Core i9-7940X sales 30 May 2017 at a recommended price of $1,399. This is high-end Skylake (server) architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at home systems. It has 14 cores and 28 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3.1 GHz and an unlocked multiplier.
Compatibility-wise, this is Intel Socket 2066 processor with a TDP of 165 Watt. It supports DDR4-2666 memory.
It provides good benchmark performance at 53.68 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7742.