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.


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.


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 NameIntel Core i7-6950XIntel Core i7-6900KIntel Core i7-6850KIntel Core i7-6800K
Process Node14nm14nm14nm14nm
Core Clock3.00 GHz3.20 GHz3.60 GHz3.40 GHz
Boost Clock3.50 GHz3.70 GHz3.80 GHz3.60 GHz
L3 Cache25 MB L3 Cache20 MB L3 Cache15 MB L3 Cache15 MB L3 Cache
Unlocked Multiplier (BCLK OC)Yes, Full Range OCYes, Full Range OCYes, Full Range OCYes, Full Range OC
SocketLGA 2011-3LGA 2011-3LGA 2011-3LGA 2011-3
Memory SupportDDR4-2400 MHzDDR4-2400 MHzDDR4-2400 MHzDDR4-2400 MHz
Launch Price
~$1500 US~$999 US~$550 US~$390 US