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Core i9-9980XE 18-Core 3.0GHz Game Requirement AnalysisThe Intel Core i9-9980XE 18-Core 3.0GHz is a high-end desktop (HEDT) CPU based on a refinement of the 14nm++ Skylake X microarchitecture. It is competing against AMD's 2nd Gen Ryzen Threadripper processors. It offers 18 physical cores (36 logical), initially clocked at 3.0GHz, which may go up to 4.5GHz using 1 cores with Turbo Boost 3.0, or 4.4 GHz across 2 cores. All core boost clock speeds of 4.1 GHz are possible across all 18 Cores simultaneously. The i9-9980XE has 24.75MB of L3 Cache. Among its many features, HyperThreading, Turbo Boost 3.0, and Virtualization are activated. As an 'Extreme' variant, this processor has its multiplier unlocked and overclocking is possible. This Intel Core i9-9980XE 18-Core 3.0GHz CPU offers fast gaming performance and will not be the bottleneck in any modern gaming PC. It will be able to play all modern games comfortably on ultra graphics performance at any supported resolution without being a hindrance to the accompanying GPU.
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