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Intel Core i9-7900X LGA 2066 Retail Boxed Processor

  • i9 7900X
  • Socket 2066
  • Skylake-X
  • Turbo Speed 4.3 GHz

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    Intel Core i9-7900X LGA 2066 Retail Boxed Processor Product Description


    Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0
    Identifies the two fastest cores on the processor die to provide improved single threaded performance on X-series processors. The driver provided along with the feature allows end users to direct workloads to the fastest core by setting priority to preferred applications.

    Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
    Dynamically increases the processor's frequency, as needed, by taking advantage of thermal and power headroom when operating below specified limits.

    Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
    Delivers two processing threads per physical core. Highly threaded applications can get more work done in parallel, completing tasks sooner.

    Integrated Memory Controller
    Supports up to 4 channels of DDR4-2666 memory with 1 DIMM per channel. Support for the Intel Extreme Memory Profile (Intel XMP) specification, revision 2.0, for DDR4.

    Intel Optane Memory
    Provides performance improvements as well as fast app response times for system acceleration and responsiveness.

    Intel Smart Cache
    Up to 13.75MB of shared cache allows faster access to your data by enabling dynamic and efficient allocation of the cache to match the needs of each core significantly reducing latency to frequently used data and improving performance.

    Overclocking Enabled
    Fully unlocked core multipliers, power, base clock and DDR4 memory ratios for amazing flexibility with overclocking.

    Chipset/Motherboard Compatibility
    Supported by the Intel X299 Chipset.

    Intel Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions (Intel AES-NI)
    A fast, secure AES engine for a variety of encryption apps, including whole disk encryption, file storage encryption, conditional access of HD content, internet security, and VOIP. Consumers benefit from protected internet and email content, plus fast, responsive disk encryption.

    Intel Virtualisation Technology
    Allows one hardware platform to function as multiple "virtual" platforms. Offers improved manageability by limiting downtime and maintaining productivity by isolating computing activities into separate partitions.

    PCI Express 3.0 Interface
    Offers up to 8GT/S for fast access to peripheral devices and networking up to 40 lanes (+4).

    Green Technology
    Manufactured with lead-free and halogen-free component packages.

    Product Overview

    The Intel Core i9 Extreme Edition Processor
    The dawn of a new breed of extreme desktop processors is here, elevating everything you do to new heights. Powered by a huge 10 cores and 20 threads, this processor enables extreme single-threaded performance with the updated Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0. This technology now identifies the two best performing cores to provide increased single and dual-core performance. The new Extreme Edition boasts 44 PCIe lanes and support for multiple discrete graphics cards, Thunderbolt- technology, and high-speed storage like Inter Optane Technology. And of course, it is fully unlocked for extreme performance.

    Intel Core X-Series Processor Family
    Something for every Enthusiast! The new X-series processor family is designed to scale to your performance needs by delivering options between 4 to 18 cores for extreme performance, the latest technological advancements and headroom for the future. This platform comes ready to install Intel Optane memory and Intel Optane SSDs for amazing system responsiveness. Support for immersive 4K visuals, four channel DDR4 2666 memory, Thunderbolt 3 delivering a 40Gb/s bi-directional port for almost any peripheral you want to connect and up to 8 SATA ports for a RAID storage array makes this the ultimate desktop platform.

    Game, Record, Stream
    Enter the realm of extreme performance where same play is so life-like it is difficult to tell where reality ends and the game begins. Surrounded by multiple high-res displays and premium audio sound, you are totally immersed in the action of your AAA game title or the latest virtual reality thriller. Play extreme, live extreme, game extreme on a computer with an unlocked Intel Core X-series processor. And because modern gaming extends beyond just gameplay, you want to simultaneously share your gameplay with the community and the world. Record all the action capturing that once in a life-time manoeuvre that brought you to victory, and convert your game play into sharable format to immediately post on your social media page. That is extreme mega tasking and the power of the Intel Core X-series processor.

    Unleash Your Ultimate Creative Genius Now with an Intel Core X-Series Processor
    Your creativity is limitless and once you are in the flow of ideas, you need a system that will keep up. You need the uncompromising performance in a PC powered by the Intel Core X-series processor. The Intel Core X-series processor family with 6, 8, 10, 12 or even 18 cores delivers amazing performance when multiple real-time workloads are stacked. Spend more time creating while your Intel Core X-series processor powered system simultaneously handles uploading massive 4K files, rendering effects and other compute intensive workloads in the background. And with the updated Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0, you have the control to give priority to the apps that need the power of the two best performing cores. Quad channel memory also delivers improved responsiveness and decreases start up time when you are working with large files and content creation applications. With an Intel Core X-series processor you can focus on creating with the confidence that your results will be as remarkable as you imagined.

    Intel X299 Chipset and Intel Core X-Series Processors for The Ultimate PlatformThe Intel X299 chipset paired with the Intel Core X-series processors provide a world class platform for gaming, content creation and overclocking. Whether it is responsiveness, expandability or performance you crave, this platform has you covered. Integrated USB 3.0 makes moving files to your tablet and smartphone blazing fast. The platform also provides RAID support on PCI Express and Serial ATA storage devices, fast data transfers with support for PCIe 3.0 storage devices and finally, Intel Optane Memory support. Want to push the envelope with overclocking? The Intel X299 chipset and Intel Core X-series processor family bring new unlocked base clock capabilities. Unlock your individual cores and memory frequencies to amazing levels while having the flexibility to keep other areas within specification. With support for Intel Extreme Memory Profiles (XMP), Intel Extreme Tuning Utility (X TUI, and the Intel Performance Tuning Protection Package Plan the capabilities of the Intel X299 chipset and new Intel Core X-series processors are a threat to every overclocking world record.



    • CPU Type    Intel Core i9
    • CPU Model    7900X
    • Socket    2066
    • Core Name    Skylake-X
    • Manufacturing Process    14 nm
    • Core    10 Core
    • No. of Threads    20
    • Core Ratio    33 x
    • Clock Speed    3.3 GHz
    • Turbo Speed    4.3 GHz
    • Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 Speed    4.5 GHz
    • DMI Speed    8 GT/s
    • Unlocked Core Multiplier    Yes
    • Unlocked Full Range Base Clock (B-Clock)    Yes
    • Max. Memory Size    128 GB
    • Max. Memory Speed    DDR4 - 2666
    • Max. Memory Channels    4 (Quad Channel)
    • ECC Memory Support    Not Supported
    • Max. PCIe Lanes Supported    44
    • Intel® Smart Cache    13.75MB
    • Voltage     
    • Max. TDP    140W
    • Heatsink    Not Included, Sold Separately
    • Package Type    Retail

    Technical Specifications


    Type / Form Factor Intel Core i9 7900X X-series (7th Gen)
    Number of Cores 10-core
    Number of Threads 20 threads
    Cache 13.75 MB
    Cache Memory Details L3 - 13.75 MB
    Processor Qty 1
    Clock Speed 3.3 GHz
    Max Turbo Speed 4.3 GHz
    Compatible Processor Socket LGA2066 Socket
    Manufacturing Process 14 nm
    Thermal Design Power 140 W
    Architecture Features Enhanced SpeedStep technology, Hyper-Threading Technology, Intel Virtualization Technology, Intel 64 Technology, streaming SIMD extensions 4.1, streaming SIMD extensions 4.2, Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, Intel AES New Instructions (AES-NI), Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d), Intel Advanced Vector Extensions 2 (AVX2.0), Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0, Intel Optane Memory Supported, Intel Advanced Vector Extensions 512 (AVX-512)


    Product Type Processor


    Package Type Intel Boxed

    Manufacturer Warranty

    Service & Support Limited warranty - 3 years

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