The flagship 18-Core Intel Core i9-7980XE you can buy 18 Oct
We know that the new processors Skylake-X market not all at once but in three stages. The latter will be available flagship CPU, including the 18-core model Core i9-7980XE.
Today it became known that the processor can be bought from 18 October. Price will be $ 2,000. It is known that the base frequency will be equal to only 2.6 GHz, but Turbo Boost can increase up to 4.4 GHz.
Intel calls Core i9-first 7980XE teraflopsam processor. Direct competitors the price is in the AMD camp, he will not, but in performance the situation is unclear. In any case, these CPU are you buying for very specific tasks, whereas for the average user, they have no advantages over the standard desktop models.