A slide revealing the full specs of Intel's Core-X lineup has started appearing around the Internet. The slide, which has not been officially confirmed, contains specs on nine new chips from Intel. According to the slide we can expect to see Intel's flagship 18-core, 36-thread, i9-7980XE clocked at 2.6Ghz and supporting 44 PCIe 3.0 lanes. It appears as though the i9-7980XE will be capable of a 4.4Ghz boost frequency and is also equipped with a 24.75MB L3 cache. As we've come to expect from flagship Intel chips, the i9-7980XE will carry a hefty price tag of $1,999. A more reasonably priced, 6-core, i7-7800X comes clocked at 3.5Ghz with a $389 price tag.
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