Intel’s Broadwell-E 6950X 10-Core processor may cost 1500$

We already know intel is preparing to release a 10-core 20-thread Broadwell-E CPU and it will be use currently available X99 motherboards.

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The latest rumors suggest that the 10-core 20-thread 6950X model will cost $1500 USD, which is big price increase for a high-end Intel-E platform flagship. The last generation 8-core 5960K costed $999.99 at launch.

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The CPUs are now rumored to be launching at Computex 2016, new Broadwell-E main changes are, new Extreme series flagship CPU will have two extra CPU cores, a stronger memory controller and the higher power efficiency that Intel’s Broadwell architecture and their 14nm manufacturing process provides.

Broadwell-E CPUs will be available in 6-core, 8-core and 10-core models and will come at a range of clock speeds.

Processor Name Intel Core i7-6950X Intel Core i7-6900K Intel Core i7-6850K Intel Core i7-6800K
Process Node 14nm 14nm 14nm 14nm
Cores/Threads 10/20 8/16 6/12 6/12
Core Clock 3.00 GHz 3.20 GHz 3.60 GHz 3.40 GHz
Boost Clock 3.50 GHz 3.70 GHz 3.80 GHz 3.60 GHz
L3 Cache 25 MB L3 Cache 20 MB L3 Cache 15 MB L3 Cache 15 MB L3 Cache
Unlocked Multiplier (BCLK OC) Yes, Full Range OC Yes, Full Range OC Yes, Full Range OC Yes, Full Range OC
Chipset X99 X99 X99 X99
Socket LGA 2011-3 LGA 2011-3 LGA 2011-3 LGA 2011-3
Memory Support DDR4-2400 MHz DDR4-2400 MHz DDR4-2400 MHz DDR4-2400 MHz
TDP 140W 140W 140W 140W
Launch Price
(Speculated)
~$1500 US ~$999 US ~$550 US ~$390 US

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