The Intel® Core™ i9-9980XE Extreme Unlocked Processor with 18 Cores / 36 Threads
Whether you are working on your latest feature film or the next episode of a YouTube series, the unlocked Intel® Core™ i9-9980XE X-series Processors are designed to scale to your high performance needs. It has the ability to use the two fastest cores at even higher frequencies for more performance than other Processors with a total of 18 Processor Cores / 36 Threads when extreme mega tasking is required. Experience extreme performance, immersive 4K visuals, high speed storage and memory, and the latest technological advancements; all designed to get you from planning to final product faster than ever.
Overclock with Confidence
The Intel® Core™ X-series processor family is unlocked to provide additional headroom. New features include the ability to overclock each core individually, AVX ratio controls for more stability, and VccU voltage control for extreme scenarios. Combined with tools like Intel's Extreme Tuning Utility (Intel® XTU) and Extreme Memory Profile (Intel® XMP), you have a powerful kit for maximizing performance.
Power Your Creativity
Spend more time creating and less time waiting. The Intel® Core X-series processor can handle your most demanding workload. Upload and edit your 360° videos quickly and experience VR videos; all in stunning 4K. There are no limits to what you can create on your new computer.
Mega-Task to the Extreme
When creating your best work, you need the most responsive technology to handle multiple, CPU-intensive tasks at once. With an Intel® Core X-series processor, you can edit your video, render 3D effects, and compose the soundtrack simultaneously without compromising your computer's performance.
The Intel® Core™ i9-9980XE Extreme Edition Processor Has It All
- 18 Cores, 3.0 GHz Clock Rate, 4.4 GHz Max Turbo, 24.75MB Smart Cache
- Formerly known as a Skylake-X Processor
- 36 Intel® HyperThreads for ultimate multitasking performance
- 44 PCIe 3.0 Lanes for Users who require Multiple Video Cards and M.2 PCI-E Storage RAIDS
- As an unlocked processor, it is overclockable beyond 4.4GHz with the right cooling solution:
- This Intel® i9-9980XE Unlocked Processor does not come with a CPU Cooler. A CPU Cooler with at least 165W of cooling capacity is required, a larger cooling solution with way more than 165W thermal capacity is required if you plan to overclock this Processor.
Designed for Socket LGA 2066 based Motherboards.
|Processor||Intel® Core™ i9-9980XE Processor|
|Number of Cores||18|
|Number of Threads||36|
|Clock Speed||3.0 GHz|
|Turbo Boost Max 2.0||Up to 4.4 GHz|
|Turbo Boost Max 3.0||Up to 4.5 GHz|
|Smart Cache (L3)||24.75MB|
|PCI-E Lane Support||Supports 44 PCI-E 3.0 Lanes|
|Max Memory Size||128GB|
|ECC Memory Support||No|
|Intel® Optane™ Support||Yes|
|Intel® Turbo Boost Technology||2.0|
|Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology||Yes|
|Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)||Yes|
|Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)||Yes|
|Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology||Yes|
|Intel® AES New Instructions||Yes|
|Extensions||SSE4.1 / SSE4.2
AVX 2.0 / AVX-512
|Execute Disable Bit||Yes|
|Thermal Solution||CPU Thermal Solution Not Included
(Required Socket LGA 2066 CPU Cooling Solution Sold Separately)
|Socket||Socket LGA 2066|