Intel Core i9-7980XE: specs and benchmarks
Intel started Core i9-7980XE sales on September 2017 at a recommended price of $1,999. This is high-end Skylake-X architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at home systems. It has 18 cores and 36 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 4.40 GHz and an unlocked multiplier.
Compatibility-wise, this is a FCLGA2066 processor with a TDP of 165 Watt. It supports DDR4-2666 memory.
It provides outstanding benchmark performance at 86.80 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen 9 3900X.