Intel Core i9-9960X: specs and benchmarks
Intel started Intel Core i9-9960X sales 8 October 2018 at a recommended price of $1,684. This is high-end Skylake-X 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 3100 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 59.37 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X.