Forget about dual-core, quad-core or even octa-core processors because now Intel brings for you the first ever 10-core (Deca core) processor so that you can not only do multi-tasking but rather “mega-tasking”. Yes, the next-generation Broadwell-E chip family will be the first 10-core desktop processor.
Intel Goes Extreme with its First 10-Core Desktop Processor
Today, at the “Computex Taipei”, Intel, the leading technology giant announced that:
“Intel would be introducing its first ever 10-core processor, the Core i7-6950X. Intel has announced a new range of Extreme Edition processors with the highlight being the 3 GHz deca-core processor capable of handling up to 20 threads simultaneously. This series has been code-named Broadwell-E.”
Intel is actually targeting the power users through the launch of the “Extreme Edition” of Core i7 chips. These chips will help gamers, content creators and VR fans in their heavy tasks.
Intel’s top Extreme Edition chip, the i7-6950X, will offer:
- 10 Cores, 20 Threads
- 8-core and 6-core options also available
- Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0
- 4-channel memory support
- 25MB Smart Cache
- Fully unlocked (offering flexibility for overclockers)
All we know is that these chips and the one on its way “10-care” will be expensive enough but if you are a multi-tasker then you really need them for smooth working.