Cores mean more power than ever

Extreme Performance

The Intel® Core™ i7 processor Extreme Edition is our most powerful Intel® desktop processor ever—with up to 10 cores. Do more. Play harder. Never lag. With an Intel® Core™ processor under the hood you can do all it in beast mode. Enjoy uninterrupted gaming and total immersion. Get smooth gameplay even at 4K.

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Faster1 2: Game in 4K, record, and stream all at once

Seamless Megatasking

You can be totally immersed in full HD gaming, communicating with your teammates while live-streaming and capturing highlights for editing and posting later—all simultaneously. That's megatasking, and with the power of the latest Intel® Core™ i7 processors, nothing will compromise your gameplay.

Future of Gaming Is Now

Experience gaming in a whole new way—immersive virtual reality and brilliant 4K resolution transport you like never before. Intel® processors ensure high and consistent frame rates that reduce VR head spins.

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Extreme Hardware for Unhinged Gaming

Intel® hardware and technologies help push your gaming to the limit—and past it.

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Intel® Optimized Games

The most exciting game titles are even more fun when they're optimized for Intel. Check them out for yourself—then chase, blast, discover, and soar into thrilling new worlds.

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Intel Puts the Power Behind eSports

Learn more about the rigs, competitors, and technologies driving the eSports world.

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Technology + Tools

Scan objects into your gaming world, broadcast with green screen effects, and play virtually side-by-side with opponents anywhere.3

Make your PC see

Superior control means superior gaming. Tune your system to your specs with new unlocked Intel® Core™ processors.4

Tweak your rig

Get 15% better single-threaded performance instantly with Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0. It identifies your processor's fastest core and directs CPU demands there.5 6

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Get Inside Gaming with Intel iQ

Tap into the latest and greatest stories, articles, and insights about the gaming world in our tech culture magazine.

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Product and Performance Information


Based on measured Megatasking Gaming Scenario (Intel® Core™ i7-6950X processor vs. Intel® Core™ i7-5960X processor).


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 complete information visit http://www.intel.com/benchmarks.


Requires an enabled device and may require software or other 3rd party applications to provide the described features. Some or all of the features may be unavailable or under development in your market. Consult your retailer or learn more at http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/architecture-and-technology/realsense-overview.html.


Altering clock frequency or voltage may damage or reduce the useful life of the processor and other system components, and may reduce system stability and performance. Product warranties may not apply if the processor is operated beyond its specifications. Check with the manufacturers of system and components for additional details. For more information, visit: http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/gaming/overclocking-intel-processors.html.


As measured by SPEC* CPU2000/2006, a benchmark from the SPEC consortium that measures device performance and throughput using compute intensive application subtests. 


Intel® technologies’ features and benefits depend on system configuration and may require enabled hardware, software or service activation. Performance varies depending on system configuration. Check with your system manufacturer or retailer or learn more at www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/architecture-and-technology/turbo-boost/turbo-boost-max-technology.html.