Intel squares up to AMD's Threadripper with 18-core i9 Extreme Edition processor

Hot on the trail of the release of our first AMD Ryzen Threadripper benchmark results, Intel is firing back with the full specifications of its 18-core Extreme Edition processor.

The Intel Core i9-7980XE Extreme Edition CPU is the company’s top of the line CPU that will feature 18-cores and 36-threads, with a base frequency of 2.6GHz that clocks up to 4.2GHz through Turbo Boost 2.0. Using TurboBoost 3.0 to specifically overclock the two fastest cores on the processor will see the Core...

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