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Intel Skylake X-Series Leaked, Core i9, Core i7 and Core i5 Lineup Detailed

The recent information by videocardz claims details about Skylake X-series leaked Core i9, Core i7 and Core i5 processors. Videocardz mentioned that the leak is taken from multiple sources. However, we speculate that the authenticity of the news will come out soon at Computex 2017.

Skylake X-Series Leaked

The Skylake X-Series leaked information actually gives away flagship CPU from Intel. A 18-core Core i9-7980XE CPU information leak is hard to digest from a leak. But, since AMD is getting the market traction with its Ryzen lineup, a higher core-count Intel processor was inevitable. With the new Skylake X-Series leaked Core i9-7980XE processor by Intel, AMD’s 16-core threadripper will face a serious threat in CPU power performance and market competition.

The leak also covers information on Skylake X-series processors, which includes Core i7 and Core i5 Skylake X processors other than Core i9. The Skylake X-series will pack more core options from 4, 6, 8, 10 to 14, 16 and 18. The Skylake X-series will also have Intel Hyper-Threading Technology.

Skylake X-Series Leaked


Since the leak mentions a LGA 2066 Socket, we remain adamant to see the X299 motherboards from AIBs at Computex 2017 that will offer the most compatability with Skylake X-series processors.

These leak and rumors about Skylake X-series processors are not verified as of yet, till Intel decides to step up and announce the Skylake X lineup officially. Until then, we remain in ambiguity about the highly anticipated Core i9 and promising Skylake X-series processors.

The detailed Skylake X-Series leaked information is given below:

 No. Architecture Cores/
L3 Cache PCIe Lanes Base Clock Boost 2.0 Boost 3.0 Launch
i9 7980XE Skylake-X 18/36
i9 7960X Skylake-X 16/32
i9 7940X Skylake-X 14/24
i9 7920X Skylake-X 12/24 16.5MB 44 August
i9 7900X Skylake-X 10/20 13.75MB 44 3.3GHz 4.3GHz 4.5GHz June
i9 7820X Skylake-X 8/16 11MB 28 3.6GHz 4.3GHz 4.5GHz June
i9 7800X Skylake-X 6/12 8.25MB 28 3.5GHz 4.0GHz June
i7 7740K Kaby
4/8 8MB 16 4.3GHz 4.5GHz June
i7 7640K Kaby
4/4 8MB 16 4.0GHz 4.2Ghz June
Irfan Ansari
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