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INTEL BRING THE BIG GUNS!

Discussion in 'Latest News, Deals & Special Offers' started by Gibbo, Aug 22, 2017.

  1. Gibbo

    Commissario

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    Hi there


    Intel are bringing server to desktop it seems, though I cannot recommend these for gaming, but anyone looking for an absolute beast of a desktop / workstation with huge core count, Intel now have the answer:

    Excuse any errors, this was only communicated to me an hour ago from an Intel master distributor to go live now and pricing shall be firmed up and ETA's over the next 24-48hrs.




    Intel Core i9-7920X 2.9GHz (Skylake X / Basin Falls) Socket LGA2066 Processor - Retail @ £1,099.99 inc VAT

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    Twelve Core Technology, 2.90GHz clock speed, 14nm Process, 16.50MB L3 Cache, Quad Channel DDR4 Controller, 3 Year Warranty



    Only £1,099.99 inc VAT.

    ORDER NOW






    Intel Core i9-7940X 3.1GHz (Skylake X / Basin Falls) Socket LGA2066 Processor - Retail @ £1,319.99 inc VAT

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    Fourteen Core Technology, 3.10GHz clock speed, 14nm Process, 19.25MB L3 Cache, Quad Channel DDR4 Controller, 3 Year Warranty



    Only £1,319.99 inc VAT.

    ORDER NOW






    Intel Core i9-7960X 2.8GHz (Skylake X / Basin Falls) Socket LGA2066 Processor - Retail @ £1,589.99 inc VAT

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    Sixteen Core Technology, 2.80GHz clock speed, 14nm Process, 22MB L3 Cache, Quad Channel DDR4 Controller, 3 Year Warranty



    Only £1,589.99 inc VAT.

    ORDER NOW





    Intel Core i9-7980Xe Extreme 2.6GHz (Skylake X / Basin Falls) Socket LGA2066 Processor - Retail @ £1,799.99 inc VAT

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    Eighteen Core Technology, 2.60GHz clock speed, 14nm Process, 24.75MB L3 Cache, Quad Channel DDR4 Controller, 3 Year Warranty



    Only £1,799.99 inc VAT.

    ORDER NOW
     
  2. Doogles

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    More interested in the 8700k :p Intel was a massive letdown with that stream yesterday.
     
  3. HoneyBadger

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    Wrong on so many levels.
     
  4. Jumper118

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    Location: Leeds

    i9 7980xe for the best csgo fps and skype at the same time. such muti much task
     
  5. 8 Pack

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    Oh yeah macho silicon. Not for the weak!! Only the strong survive....
     
  6. gary996

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    If i was buying now it would be Threadripper end of
     
  7. AiiR

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    For the price of the Core i9-7960X I could get a Threadripper 1950x, Motherboard and 16GB of 3200mhz RAM and still have change for a weekly food shop and some beers.
     
  8. GoogalyMoogaly

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    Does the i9 7980Xe outperform the 1950X?
     
  9. Hotwired

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    Those base clocks tho.
     
  10. MGP

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  11. tipes

    Mobster

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    Hey Gibbo - links are dead for me - takes you to front page, can you check please.
    Mark
     
  12. tipes

    Mobster

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    Why not indeed:D Serious pennies though, but of course huge performance too.
    Mark
     
  13. Hikari Kisugi

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    Will any of these beat a threadripper?
     
  14. Cosimo

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    I think that the prices are yet to be confirmed. Are you tempted for a change?
     
  15. Hotwired

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    Yes.
     
  16. Hikari Kisugi

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    Which , in what configuration with which mobo and ram?
    How much will it beat a threadripper by?
     
  17. MooMoo444

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    Intel with the 2% gains again?
     
  18. Hambut_Bulge

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    Great. Ideal for the "just won the lottery, got more money than sense" build I'm likely to never do! :D:D:D
     
  19. Goody_GTI

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    How do they compare to Threadripper in performance?

    Bearing in mind the 1950x is £998 and the i9-7960x is £1589...
     
  20. Hotwired

    Soldato

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    Got nothing more than a casual affirmative here. After all wouldn't you be surprised if it didn't beat TR at something?

    Besides there are variations in comparisons. Popular ones seem to be equal cores and equal pricing.

    I'm interested to see how that low base clock works out personally. TR is after all a couple of ryzens glued together and it didn't lose clockspeed.
     


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