Intel® Core™ X-Series Processor Family

Welcome to the ultimate creator PC platform. Featuring unlocked processors, this top-of-the-line series pushes the boundaries for creator workflows—for photo and video editing, visual effects, motion graphics, 3D animation and high-end gaming.

Intel® Core™ X-Series Processor Family

Intel® Core™ X-series Processors

For unmatched power and speed, this unlocked CPU series delivers 18 cores for the most extreme gaming, creative production, and multi-tasking.

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Product Name
Launch Date
# of Cores
Max Turbo Frequency
Processor Base Frequency
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® Core™ i9-10900X X-series Processor (19.25M Cache, 3.70 GHz) Launched Q4'19 10 4.50 GHz 3.70 GHz 19.25 MB Intel® Smart Cache 165 W
Intel® Core™ i9-10980XE Extreme Edition Processor (24.75M Cache, 3.00 GHz) Launched Q4'19 18 4.60 GHz 3.00 GHz 24.75 MB Intel® Smart Cache 165 W
Intel® Core™ i9-10940X X-series Processor (19.25M Cache, 3.30 GHz) Launched Q4'19 14 4.60 GHz 3.30 GHz 19.25 MB Intel® Smart Cache 165 W
Intel® Core™ i9-10920X X-series Processor (19.25M Cache, 3.50 GHz) Launched Q4'19 12 4.60 GHz 3.50 GHz 19.25 MB Intel® Smart Cache 165 W

Product and Performance Information


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