Intel Core i9-7960X & i9-7980XE Extreme Edition Sky Lake-X LGA2066 X299 CPU Review

Features & Specifications

 

 

 

Essentials

Product CollectionIntel® Core™ X-series Processors
Vertical SegmentDesktop
Processor Numberi9-7980XEi9-7960X
Launch DateQ3’17
Recommended Customer Price$1999$1699

Performance

# of Cores1816
# of Threads3632
Processor Base Frequency2.6 GHz2.8 GHz
Max Turbo Freqency4.2 GHz
Cache24.75 MB22 MB
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
# of QPI Links0
Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 Frequency4.4 GHz
TDP165W

Supplemental Information

Embedded Options AvailiableNo
Conflict FreeYes

Memory Specifications

Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)128GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2666
Max # of Memory Channels4
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

Scalability1S Only
PCI Express Revision3.0
Max # of PCI Express Lanes44

Package Specifications

Max CPU Configuration1
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2017X

TJUNCTION

102°C
Low Halogen Options AvailiableSee MDDS

Advanced Technologies

Intel Optane Memory Technology SupportedYes
Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology           Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-xYes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
Intel 64 Yes
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0, AVX-512
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep TechnologyYes

Security & Reliability

Intel AES New InstructionsYes
Execute Disable Bit Yes


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