Intel Core i9-7980XE: specs and benchmarks
Intel started Intel Core i9-7980XE sales on September 2017 at a recommended price of $1,999. This is high-end Skylake (server) 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 FCLGA2066 processor with a TDP of 165 Watt. It supports DDR4-2666 memory.
It provides good benchmark performance at 57.70 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X.