Intel Core i7-6950X Engineering Sample Listed on eBay for $1950

Intel all set to Broadwell-E processor on May 17th, but an engineering sample (ES) of Core i7-6950X, which packs 10 cores and 20 threads, is already listed on eBay for US$1950.

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Thanks to this listing we have first High-resolution pictures of the chip reveal that it could ship with a core clock speed of 3.00 GHz, which is not surprising considering the ten cores with only 140W TDP. The i7-6950X is built on Intel’s 14 nm “Broadwell-E” silicon, and will be compatible with existing socket LGA2011v3 on X99 chipset motherboards, with a BIOS updates. The CPU should be available later this month.

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