Intel Core i9-9990XE: Up to 5.0 GHz, Auction Only

According to the folks over at Anandtech, Intel is planning to release an OEM only SKU in the high-end desktop lineup. This new chip will be known as Core i9-9990XE which makes it the highest number part in the Skylake-X lineup. The current king would still be the the highest clocked processor in the form of i9-9980XE The Core i9-9990XE will be a 14 core processor with a base clock of 4.0 GHz and boost clock of 5.0 GHz. This configuration essentially makes it a super binned Core i9 9940X.…

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ASUS ANNOUNCES THE ROG ZENITH EXTREME ALPHA AND RAMPAGE VI EXTREME OMEGA MOTHERBOARDS

PRESS RELEASE Keeping up with the traditions, Asus brought out a lot of goodies this CES! Among them, two of the most exciting products are(motherboards of course!): ROG ZENITH EXTREME ALPHA AND RAMPAGE VI EXTREME OMEGA The AMD X399 and Intel X299 chipsets harness the copious cores and bandwidth available in high-end desktop processors to provide next-level performance to power users, content creators, and prosumers who want the very best in their builds. They both refreshed around the same time to add faster Threadripper and Core X-series CPUs along with…

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Asus Announces Seven New Motherboards for the X299 platform|Prime, TUF and ROG

Now with the release of Intel’s new Skylake-X and KabyLake-X processors along with X299 platform, various motherboard manufacturers are announcing their products. In this piece, we will be taking a look at what Asus X299 lineup till now. Even though we expect a full range of boards from Asus covering everything, as of now there is only seven model released. All of them have a few characteristics in common like eight DDR4 memory slots, ample amount of PCIe slots, a solid power delivery and so on. Prime: X299 Deluxe and X299A Let’s start off…

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Intel officially announces Skylake-X and Kabylake-X processors.

Anyone following the computing scene lately has been bombarded with Intel rumors. However, the rumors came to a stop today as Intel finally announces the Skylake-X and Kabylake-X processors.   Normally Intel’s HEDT platform lags at least one generation behind the mainstream lineup(Sandy Bridge-E was launched when Ivy bridge was mainstream and so on), but this time Intel has decided to break the pattern(Ryzen effect anyone?) And decided to launch Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X simultaneously along with a new chipset called Basin Falls(X299)     SkyLake-X Starting from the top we…

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