Intel unleashed their first desktop processor with 8-cores/16-threads and support of DDR4 memory.

The processor named "Intel® Core™ i7-5960X" is the first processor of the company's to include 8-cores/16-threads as well as DDR4 memory and support of the new chipset X99 which includes up to 40 PCI Express 3.0 lanes. 

The i7-5960X comes with 20MB of L3 cache while each core is clocked at 3GHz which can also run at 3.5GHz with Turbo Boost mode. 

The price tag of this high-end processor is touching the $999 just like other Extreme edition cpu's in the past.

"For enthusiasts, gamers and content creators craving the ultimate in performance, Intel's first client processor supporting 16 computing threads and new DDR4 memory will enable some of the fastest desktop systems ever seen. The new enhanced Intel® X99 Chipset and robust overclocking capabilities will allow enthusiasts to tune their systems for maximum performance." - (PAX), Seattle, Aug. 29, 2014

"Intel's new platform delivers the maximum processing power with eight cores of unstoppable processing power and supports DDR4 memory giving extreme gamers and demanding enthusiasts exactly what they need," - Wallace Santos, CEO and founder of MAINGEAR*.


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Born in 1990 and raised up in video games his first video game console was ColecoVision followed by PS1 and moving up to PS4 while also he was using his first computer running MS-DOS. He like technology and gadgets so he decided to create a small blog "ProjecTech" and start writing about tech news as a hobby. His passion about technology and computers does not end here, he studied Computer and Information Security (CIS) in Sheffield Hallam University where he graduated.
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