First Intel Core X-Series Processors Pre-Orders Begin Today, Available Starting June 26
19 Jun 2017
The 4- to 10-core Intel® Core™ X-series processors are available for pre-orders at a variety of retailers starting today and will begin shipping to consumers on June 26. This is the first set – five of the nine total SKUs – to roll out in this new family of processors.
Announced at Computex 2017, the Intel® Core™ X-series processor family is Intel’s most powerful, scalable and accessible desktop platform, offering a range of processors from 4 to 18 cores with price points to match. The new platform delivers the extreme performance to meet the processing demands for today’s enthusiasts in gaming, content creation, VR and overclocking. For example, with the 10-core processor, gain up to 14 percent faster multithread performance1 and up to 15 percent single-thread performance2 over the previous generation.
The SKUs available for pre-order are: Intel® Core™ i5-7640X X-series processor (MSRP: $242), Intel® Core™ i7-7740X X-series processor (MSRP: $339), Intel® Core™ i7-7800X X-series processor (MSRP: $389), Intel® Core™ i7-7820X X-series processor (MSRP: $599) and Intel® Core™ i9-7900X X-series processor (MSRP: $999). The 12-core processor is expected to start shipping in August and 14- to 18-core processors are expected to start shipping in October.