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CPU

Intel Core i9-7900X 3.3 GHz 10-Core Processor

(8 Ratings, 4.9 Average)

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Specifications

Manufacturer

Intel

Part #

BX80673I97900X

Manufacturer

Intel

Core Count

10

Core Clock

3.3 GHz

Boost Clock

4.5 GHz

TDP

140 W

Series

Intel Core i9

Microarchitecture

Skylake

Core Family

Skylake-X

Socket

LGA2066

Integrated Graphics

None

Maximum Supported Memory

128 GB

ECC Support

No

Packaging

Boxed

Includes CPU Cooler

No

L1 Cache

  • 10 x 32 kB Instruction
  • 10 x 32 kB Data

L2 Cache

10 x 1 MB

L3 Cache

1 x 13.75 MB

Lithography

14 nm

Simultaneous Multithreading

Yes: Hyper-Threading

Price History

    Reviews

    Bootsyy
    • 279 points
    • 23 months ago

    from completed build Magnum Opus 2.0 (RGB Insanity)

    2nd review for this CPU and I have had it for a little bit longer now and I have to say I LOVE IT! Lightning fast and overclocks LIKE A CHAMP!!! I honestly could not ask for anything better! I'm not a fanboy for Intel/AMD/Nvidia/etc.. but I am a GIANT fanboy when it comes to tech and this processor makes my inner fanboy nerdgasm daily lol

    Bootsyy
    • 83 points
    • 24 months ago

    from completed build Magnum Opus

    Absolutely love this beast! If you had told me last year that there would be a 10 core CPU that overclocks to 4.7Ghz like it's nothing I would have laughed at you! Here we are though and I could not be more happy with where technology is today! This is a very powerful CPU and while it is a little hot, it's nothing a delid can't solve! Well worth the money and I would recommend the 7900X looking for a good enthusiast processor!

    Teldarian
    • 33 points
    • 26 months ago

    from completed build Teldarian's i9 1080ti sli

    For the hefty price tag you would hope this is a five star item. I'll be honest. I read the reviews from other sites and when I hit the order button my heart sank. I was coming from an i7 4790k and thought that the performance gain would be lackluster.

    I was wrong, I was very, very wrong. Holy god. This thing is a monster. When I opened the box angels sang from above, the heaven's opened, Jesus, God, and the Holy Spirit all ran to me and screamed "I can't believe you bought this! It costs sooo much and no one needs it!" While true, if you're looking to do a ludicrous build, this should be your cornerstone. Overall, an excellent purchase, and something I would recommend doing at least once in your life if you have treat-yo-self money.

    TL;DR: If you're even bothering to read this post, you should go ahead and buy it. If you're looking for someone to tell you that you don't need it, and you will be happier with an i7 and won't regret not picking this one, you're going to need to look elsewhere.

    xTHExRADxREXx
    • 33 points
    • 19 months ago

    from completed build I9, GTX 1080Ti SLI & more

    For the price you better hope this is worth five stars.

    This thing is a monster. Everyone said, "I can't believe you bought this! It costs sooo much and no one needs it!" But I do NOT regret buying this monster at all.

    Biopat
    • 22 points
    • 21 months ago

    from completed build BioPat

    Wonderful CPU ! Temp is low with water cooling.. Could easily OC to 4.9 but stopped at 4.6 for now since I do not need the extra performance.

    Phughes603
    • 19 points
    • 15 months ago

    from completed build Greenman

    The cpu is fast but way too hot at the Intel boost settings. The 2 fan liquid cooler will not get the job done. Next week I will upgrade to a 360 radiator

    Hammerman55
    • 9 points
    • 13 months ago

    from completed build I9 7900x

    Selecting the I9 7900 was the correct choice for me, well for gaming the most cores needed are 8 from what I researched. I9 was 10 and performance is great. A real Beast!! It was delidded and binned by Silicon Lottery @ 4.7GHz, Currently running at 4.3 GHz smoothly. Will raise the speed when I get a little more familiar with the new board.

    otghere614
    • 1 point
    • 8 months ago

    from completed build Current PC System

    Definitely gets hot when running on higher clocks.

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