Desktop processor has up to 10 cores for extreme operation
Launched at this week’s Computex, Taipei, the Intel Core i7 Extreme Edition processor has up to 10 cores, targeting multi-tasking.
Primarily for gamers, where live streaming accompanies the play, together with posting online and social media networking, with online channels and content.
The Core i7 processor Extreme Edition has Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 for high performance. There are 40 PCIe lanes connected directly into the CPU. System capabilities can be expanded with Intel SSD 750 series solid state drives, multiple, discrete GFX cards and Thundebolt 3 technology. It is also unlocked, to allow for overclocking, to add headroom and tools as required. For virtual reality, there is Oculus Rift and HTC Vive.
For other desktop applications, the company says that UHD video can be captured from phones and cameras with ease. Film makers can also edit in native 4K, create visual effects and compose music. With up to 10 cores and 20 threads of performance, it is possible to work on virtually every aspect of a project simultaneously, points out the company.