Intel® Core™ X-Series Processors
With up to 18 cores and 36 threads the Intel® Core™ X-series processor family is Intel's most powerful ever. Turn your PC into a studio: produce amazing 4K or 360-degree videos, stunning photos, or amazing music. This is the ultimate tool for gaming and virtual reality experience the power to do it all.
Whether you are working on your latest feature film or the next episode of a YouTube* series, the unlocked Intel® Core™ X-series processors are designed to scale to your performance needs by using the two fastest cores at higher frequencies and up to 18 cores 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.
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.
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.
Intel® Smart Cache
Improve efficiency with Intel® Smart Cache technology. All cores now have access to the entire last-level cache, pre-fetching data before requests are made. Intel® Smart Cache also features a new power-saving feature that dynamically flushes memory based on demand or during periods of inactivity, ensuring your applications keep up with your demands.
Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0
Increase your computer’s processing power. Available on Intel® Core X-series processors, Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 identifies your processor's two fastest cores and directs your most critical workloads there2. With improved single-threaded performance, you to get the best performance possible out of your computer.
Intel® X299 Chipset and Intel® Core™ X-Series Processors for the Ultimate Platform
The Intel® X299 chipset paired with the Intel® Core™ X-series processors provide a world class platform for gaming, content creation and over-clocking. Whether it is responsiveness, expandability or performance you crave, this platform has you covered. Integrated USB 3.0 makes moving files to your tablet and smartphone blazing fast. The platform also provides RAID support on PCI Express* and Serial ATA storage devices, fast data transfers with support for PCIe 3.0 storage devices and finally, Intel® Optane™ memory support. Want to push the envelope with overclocking? The Intel® X299 chipset and Intel® Core™ X-series processor family bring new unlocked base clock capabilities. Unlock your individual cores and memory frequencies to amazing levels while having the flexibility to keep other areas within specification. With support for Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (Intel® XMP), Intel® Extreme Tuning Utility (Intel® XTU), and the Intel® Performance Tuning Protection Package Plan the capabilities of the Intel® X299 chipset and new Intel® Core™ X-series processors are a threat to every overclocking world record.
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
Dynamically increases the processor’s frequency, as needed, by taking advantage of thermal and power headroom when operating below specified limits.
Integrated Memory Controller
Supports up to 4 channels of DDR4-2666 memory with 1 DIMM per channel. Support for the Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (Intel® XMP) specification, revision 2.0 for DDR4.
Intel® Optane™ memory
Provides performance improvements as well as fast app response times for system acceleration and responsiveness.
Intel® Smart Cache
Massive amounts of shared cached allows faster access to your data by enabling dynamic and efficient allocation of the cache to match the needs of each core significantly reducing latency to frequently used data and improving performance.
Fully unlocked core multipliers, power, base clock and DDR4 memory ratios for amazing flexibility with overclocking.
Supported by the Intel® X299 chipset.
Intel® Advanced Encryption Standard
A fast, secure AES engine for a variety of encryption apps, including whole disk encryption, file storage encryption, conditional access of HD content, internet security, and VOIP. Consumers benefit from protected internet and email content, plus fast, responsive disk encryption.
Intel® Virtualization Technology
Allows one hardware platform to function as multiple "virtual" platforms. Offers improved manageability by limiting downtime and maintaining productivity by isolating computing activities into separate partitions.
PCI Express 3.0 Interface
Offers up to 8GT/S for fast access to peripheral devices and networking up to 40 lanes.
Manufactured with lead-free and halogen-free10 component packages.
Maximize speed for demanding applications with Intel Turbo Boost technology, which accelerates processor clock speed up to 20% to match your workload. So you'll move faster when multitasking and get more accomplished in less time.
Do more at once
With the Intel Core i5 processor, you can multitask up to 28% faster, so you can do more things at once and be more productive than ever.
Speedy content creation
Unleash an amazing digital media experience with up to 37% faster conversion of video for web upload, up to 15% faster photo editing and up to 17% faster conversion of CD music tracks to MP3.
Get your game on
Get a 32% improvement in artificial intelligence for game characters and realistic physics for game worlds.