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Core i7-6950X Confirmed Through Intel Support Website

Category: CPU's
Posted: 05:01AM

Enthusiasts and gamers could be getting a nice treat from Intel in the somewhat near future with the release of the Intel Core i7-6950X Extreme Edition CPU. The new CPU, which will be the first Extreme Edition chip released by Intel since August of 2014 and will fall under the Broadwell-E umbrella, is rumored to launch in three different variants that include 10, eight, and six cores. The support website for Intel does confirm that the Core i7-6950X will boast a total of 25M of cache with clock speeds of up to 3.5GHz, which should ensure some amazing performance in a variety of applications.

Prices of the new Intel Core i7-6950X are expected to range from $390 for the six-core version to $1,500 for the 10-core variant.

Source: PCWorld and WCCFTech

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AkakmanH on April 05, 2016 13:02

However good news this seems to be........I do not understand why any Extreme Edition chip in this category should not run at 4.0GHz right out of the box - maybe even higher. Just saying...........Not a complaint, just an observation..........

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