Intel Core™ i9-9980XE X-Series Extreme Edition Processor, 3.0 GHz w/ 24.75MB Cache

MX74925 Core™ i9-9980XE X-Series Extreme Edition Processor, 3.0 GHz w/ 24.75MB Cache
MX74925 Core™ i9-9980XE X-Series Extreme Edition Processor, 3.0 GHz w/ 24.75MB Cache

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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.

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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
Instruction Set 64-bit
PCI-E Lane Support Supports 44 PCI-E 3.0 Lanes
Max Memory Size 128GB
Memory Types DDR4-2666
Memory Channels 4
ECC Memory Support No
Integrated Graphics None
Advanced Technologies  
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
Intel® 64 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)
Max TDP 165W
Architecture 14nm
Socket Socket LGA 2066