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Meet the first Intel® 8-core desktop processor that delivers uncompromised power for gaming and overclocking. Experience extreme.
Learn more about the Intel® Core™ i7 processor Extreme Edition
The reinvention of the desktop is here. New and innovative designs from blazing fast gaming desktops to portable All-In-Ones are redefining your desktop experience. Premium performance, stunning visuals, and enhanced features give you power like never before.
• New Intel® Core™ i7 processors on LGA 2011-v3 socket
• Support for 8-core and 6-core options
• New Intel® X99 Chipset with upgraded I/O capabilities
• First desktop platform to support DDR4 memory
Looking for the perfect processor to build the ultimate gaming rig? Do you want to edit your action videos and photos, too? Then you need serious performance. With the first 4 GHz base-frequency quad-core processor, you get the performance you seek and the blistering fast speed you crave. Improved thermal and packaging materials enable increased performance and overclocking headroom and with overclocking enabled, the new unlocked 4th generation Intel® Core™ processor allows flexibility to set your system specs the way you like.
• Multi-threaded 4K video transcoding with Handbrake* offers up to 34% faster1 versus 6 cores, and up to 69% faster2 versus 4 cores when converting 4k video to 1080p video
• Your desktop PC goes from idle to fully functional in an instant with Intel® Ready Mode Technology
• Change how you interact with your desktop with Intel® RealSense™ technology
• Growing suite of multi-user, multi-touch (MUMT) applications for All-in-Ones
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Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology enables Intel® Core™ processors to simultaneously perform multiple tasks.
Intel® HD Graphics and Iris™ graphics require no extra card and are ideal for gaming and video.
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Software and workloads used in performance tests may have been optimized for performance only on Intel® microprocessors. Performance tests, such as SYSmark and MobileMark, are measured using specific computer systems, components, software, operations, and functions. Any change to any of those factors may cause the results to vary. You should consult other information and performance tests to assist you in fully evaluating your contemplated purchases, including the performance of that product when combined with other products. For more information, go to www.intel.com/performance.