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The Ultimate Creator PC Platform


Made to create, the latest Intel® Core™ X-series processor family is powered by up to 18 cores and 36 threads to address the simultaneous, compute-intensive demands of Creators. All skus enable system configuration flexibility for specific creator usages with access to 44 PCIe* lanes, quad channel memory, plus support for Thunderbolt™ technology and high-speed storage like Intel® Optane™ SSDs. Finally, these new processors are fully unlocked1 and feature solder thermal interface material (STIM) for extreme overclocking.2 Get the power and convenience of a full studio in your PC, helping accelerate your creative work flow from beginning to end.

Intel® Core™ X-Series Processor Family


The X-series processor family is designed to scale to your performance needs by delivering options ranging from 8 to 18 cores for extreme performance, the latest technological advancements from Intel and headroom for the future. This platform comes with Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0, which optimizes lightly-threaded performance by identifying your processor's fastest two cores and directing your most critical workloads to them.3 It also comes ready to install Intel® Optane™ memory and Intel® Optane™ SSDs for amazing system responsiveness. Support for immersive 4K visuals, four channel DDR4 2666 memory, Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions 512 (Intel® AVX-512), Thunderbolt™ 3 delivering a 40Gb/s bi-directional port for almost any peripheral you want to connect and up to 8 SATA ports for a RAID storage array makes this the ultimate desktop platform.

Your Fastest Path From Creativity To Productivity


Your creativity is limitless and once you are in the flow of ideas, you need a system that will keep up. The uncompromising performance in a PC powered by the Intel® Core™ X-series processor helps you to find your fastest path from creativity to productivity. The Intel® Core™ X-series processor family with core count options, including 10, 14 or even 18 cores, delivers amazing performance when multiple real-time workloads are stacked. Spend more time creating while your Intel® Core™ X-series processor powered system simultaneously handles uploading massive 4K files, rendering effects and other compute intensive workloads in the background. And with the updated Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0, you have the control to give priority to the apps that need the power of the two fastest cores.3 Quad channel memory also helps deliver improved responsiveness, decreased start up time and allows you to move fluidly between content creation applications when working with large files. With an Intel® Core™ X-series processor you can take on more work and focus on creating with the confidence that your results will be as remarkable as you imagined.

Need a break from developing the newest CG game character on your Intel® Core™ X-series processor based PC? Fire up your gaming service and become immersed in the action of your favorite AAA game title or the latest virtual reality thriller. These unlocked processors deliver breakthrough performance for both gaming and content creation alike, so there is no need to worry about losing your gaming edge. In fact, you can maintain an amazing gaming experience, stream, record and share all while your game development project continues to render in the background.

Game + Stream + Create


Need a break from developing the newest CG game character on your Intel® Core™ X-series processor based PC? Fire up your gaming service and become immersed in the action of your favorite AAA game title or the latest virtual reality thriller. These unlocked processors deliver breakthrough performance for both gaming and content creation alike, so there is no need to worry about losing your gaming edge. In fact, you can maintain an amazing gaming experience, stream, record and share all while your game development project continues to render in the background.

Intel® X299 Chipset And Intel® Core™ X-Series Processor Family for the Ultimate Creator Platform


The Intel® X299 chipset paired with the Intel® Core™ X-series processors provide a world class platform for content creation, gaming and over-clocking.2 Whether it is responsiveness, expandability or performance you crave, this platform has you covered. Integrated USB 3.0 makes moving files to your tablet and smartphone blazing fast. The platform also provides RAID support on PCI Express* and Serial ATA storage devices, fast data transfers with support for PCIe* 3.0 storage devices and finally, Intel® Optane™ memory support. Want to push the envelope with overclocking? The Intel® X299 chipset and Intel® Core™ X-series processor family bring new unlocked base clock capabilities.2 Unlock your individual cores and memory frequencies to amazing levels while having the flexibility to keep other areas within specification. With support for Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (Intel® XMP), Intel® Extreme Tuning Utility (Intel® XTU), and the Intel® Performance Tuning Protection Package Plan the capabilities of the Intel® X299 chipset and the Intel® Core™ X-series processor family will challenge every overclocking world record.
Package weight
87 g
Package width
44 mm
Package depth
116 mm
Package height
101 mm
Processor manufacturer
Intel
Processor socket
LGA 2066
Maximum internal memory
131072 MB
ECC
N
On-board graphics adapter model
Not available
Component for
PC
Processor model
i9-9960X
Processor frequency
3.1 GHz
Processor cores
16
Memory channels
Quad-channel
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
165 W
On-board graphics adapter
N
System bus rate
8 GT/s
Intel AES New Instructions (Intel AES-NI)
Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Y
Processor family
9th gen Intel® Core™ i9
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
2.0
Intel Hyper Threading Technology (Intel HT Technology)
Y
Intel 64
Y
Embedded options available
N
CPU configuration (max)
1
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes
44
Maximum internal memory supported by processor
128 GB
Discrete graphics adapter model
Not available
Market segment
DT
Harmonized System (HS) code
8542310001
PCI Express slots version
3.0
PCI Express CEM revision
3.0
Product type
Processor
Product family
Intel Core Processors
Launch date
Q4'18
Status
Launched
Last change
63903513
Maximum memory
128 GB
Processor codename
Skylake
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Y
Intel Optane Memory Ready
Y
Processor threads
32
Processor lithography
14 nm
Box
Y
Processor operating modes
64-bit
Processor series
Intel® Core™ X-series
Processor cache
22 MB
22528 KB
Processor cache type
Smart Cache
Processor boost frequency
4.4 GHz
Bus type
DMI3
Processor ARK ID
189123
Memory types supported by processor
DDR4-SDRAM
Memory clock speeds supported by processor
2666 MHz
Execute Disable Bit
Y
Supported instruction sets
AVX 2.0,AVX-512,SSE4.1,SSE4.2
Scalability
1S
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Y
Bus bandwidth
8
Bus type units
GT/s
Processor brand name
Intel Core i7 X-series Intel Core i7 X-series processor
Bus speed
8 GT/s
Cooler included
N
Thermal solution specification
PCG 2017X
Tjunction
85 °C
Generation
9th Generation
Compatible chipsets
Intel® X299
Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0
Y
AVX-512 Fused Multiply-Add (FMA) units
2
Discrete graphics adapter
N
Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology frequency
4.5 MHz
New product

Intel® Turbo Boost Technology

Higher Performance When You Need It Most\nIntel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.01 accelerates processor and graphics performance by increasing the operating frequency when operating below specification limits. The maximum frequency varies depending on workload, hardware, software, and overall system configuration.

Technical details
Processor cache 22528 KB
Product type Processor
Bus bandwidth 8
Bus type units GT/s
Launch date Q4'18
Status Launched
Maximum memory 128 GB
Processor brand name Intel Core i7 X-series Intel Core i7 X-series processor
Last change 63903513
Product family Intel Core Processors
Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology frequency 4.5 MHz
Bus speed 8 GT/s
Processor
Processor family 9th gen Intel® Core™ i9
Processor frequency 3.1 GHz
Processor cores 16
Processor socket LGA 2066
Component for PC
Processor lithography 14 nm
Box Y
Cooler included N
Processor manufacturer Intel
Processor model i9-9960X
Processor threads 32
System bus rate 8 GT/s
Processor operating modes 64-bit
Processor series Intel® Core™ X-series
Processor cache 22 MB
Processor cache type Smart Cache
Compatible chipsets Intel® X299
Processor boost frequency 4.4 GHz
Bus type DMI3
Processor codename Skylake
Processor ARK ID 189123
Generation 9th Generation
Memory
Memory channels Quad-channel
Maximum internal memory supported by processor 128 GB
Memory types supported by processor DDR4-SDRAM
Memory clock speeds supported by processor 2666 MHz
ECC N
Weight & dimensions
Package width 44 mm
Package depth 116 mm
Package height 101 mm
Package weight 87 g
Power
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 165 W
Operational conditions
Tjunction 85 °C
Other features
Maximum internal memory 131072 MB
Graphics
On-board graphics adapter N
Discrete graphics adapter N
On-board graphics adapter model Not available
Discrete graphics adapter model Not available
Processor special features
Intel Hyper Threading Technology (Intel HT Technology) Y
Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
Intel AES New Instructions (Intel AES-NI) Y
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology Y
Intel 64 Y
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x) Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) Y
Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 Y
Intel Optane Memory Ready Y
AVX-512 Fused Multiply-Add (FMA) units 2
Features
Execute Disable Bit Y
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes 44
PCI Express slots version 3.0
Supported instruction sets AVX 2.0,AVX-512,SSE4.1,SSE4.2
Scalability 1S
CPU configuration (max) 1
Embedded options available N
Thermal solution specification PCG 2017X
PCI Express CEM revision 3.0
Market segment DT
Harmonized System (HS) code 8542310001
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