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Intel Core i9-10980XE Extreme Edition
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Intel Core i9-10980XE Extreme Edition


8/10
Overall rating 8/10

The 18-core Intel Core i9-10980XE Extreme Edition is Intel's top Cascade Lake-X processor.

Performance:
8
Features:
8
Value:
7.5
THE GOOD
Aggressive Turbo Boost Max 3.0 speeds
Good multi-threaded performance
Huge price slash from the previous generation
THE BAD
Not much faster than the Core i9-9980XE
Iterative upgrades that don't really bring anything new to the table

Product Specification

Processor Name Intel Core i9-10980XE
Processor Model Intel Core i9-10980XE
Rated Processor Frequency 3.0GHz
Max Processor Frequency 4.8GHZ
No. of Cores 18
Base Clock 3.0GHz
Bus Type DMI 3.0
Bus Speed 8 GT/s DMI3
L1 Cache (data + instruction)
  • 18 x 32KB (data)
  • 18 x 32KB (instruction)
L2 Cache 18 x 1MB
L3 Cache 24.75MB
Memory Controller Quad-Channel DDR4-2933
PCIe Controller 48 lanes of PCIe 3.0
TDP (W) 165W
Instruction Set Support SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1/4.2, AVX, AVX2, AVX-512
64-bit Processing Technology Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology (EIST) / AMD Cool 'n' Quiet Yes
Virtualization Technology Yes (VT-x)
Packaging LGA 2066
Process Technology 14nm++
Processor Codename Cascade Lake-X