CPU Intel Core i7-9800X 3.8 GHz (4.4 GHz Turbo) LGA 2066 Skylake 8-Core, 16-Thread
- 8 Cores & 16 Threads
- 3.8 GHz Clock Speed
- 4.5 GHz Maximum Turbo Frequency
- LGA 2066 Socket
Intel Core i7-9800X Overview
The Core i7-9800X 3.8 GHz Eight-Core LGA 2066 Processor from Intel has a base clock speed of 3.8 GHz and comes with features such as Intel Optane Memory and SSD support, AES-NI encryption, Intel vPro technology, Intel TXT, and Intel VT-d virtualization technology for directed I/O. This processor features a boost speed of up to 4.4 GHz, or up to 4.5 GHz with Intel Turbo Boost Max 3.0 technology. Additionally, this processor features 8 cores with 16 threads in an LGA 2066 socket, has 16.5MB of cache memory, and supports up to 44 PCIe lanes. Having 8 cores allows the processor to run multiple programs simultaneously without slowing down the system, while the 16 threads allow a basic ordered sequence of instructions to be passed through or processed by a single CPU core. This processor also supports DDR4 RAM and utilizes 9th-generation technology.