Intel Reveals Core i7-5960X Processor Extreme Edition and 8-core processor

By | August 30, 2014
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The Computer hardware giant Intel has revealed Core i7-5960X Processor Extreme Edition an 8-Core Processor Gaming Monster At PAX. The tech giant Intel at yesterday has revealed its first eight-core desktop processor. This latest chipset of Intel brings the computer speed to the next level. Until now, only 8-core processor  for Smartphone is available in the market which is mainly made by the Qualcomm and MediaTek, but this would be the first time for the PC’s, desktop and  for the laptops.


The Intel Core i7-5960X processor Extreme Edition, formerly code-named “Haswell-E,” targeted mainly for the, gamers and content creators who demand the most of their PCs. It is the first processor which is able to 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.

Features of this latest Processor of  Intel-

  • The eight-core, 16-thread Intel® Core™ processor Extreme Edition is Intel’s first eight-core client processor.
  • This platform offers massive 16-thread performance and quad-channel memory for content creation, gaming and multitasking.
  • Combined with the new Intel® X99 Chipset, this is the first Intel desktop platform to support DDR4 memory.
  • Additional six-core unlocked enthusiast desktop SKUs also announced.