Intel Core i9-7960X: specs and benchmarks
Intel started Intel Core i9-7960X sales on September 2017 at a recommended price of $1,699. This is high-end Skylake (server) architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at home systems. It has 16 cores and 32 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2800 MHz 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 54.28 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X.