Intel has announced their new Broadwell-E processors for the X99 platform. These processors aimed at ‘enthusiasts’ will come in six, eight and 10-core variants. Pricing have started to trickle out of retailers which has revealed a $2.5K AUD price point for the Intel Core i7 6950X. Static Ice search here

Here’s the full line-up:

  • Intel Core i7 6950X Extreme Broadwell-E 10-Core LGA 2011-3 3.0GHz CPU Processor
  • Intel Core i7 6900K Broadwell-E 8-Core LGA 2011-3 3.20GHz CPU Processor
  • Intel Core i7 6850K Broadwell-E 6-Core LGA 2011-3 3.60GHz CPU Processor
  • Intel Core i7 6800K Broadwell-E 6-Core LGA 2011-3 3.40GHz CPU Processor

Gaming benchmarks have been released by Hardware Canucks showcasing minimal gains so don’t expect these to be your next upgrade for your gaming PC. However, if you want the best multi-tasking, heavy workload processor then these enthusiast chips are something to look out for.

Stock for the new Intel Broadwell E should be arriving from today at your local IT retailers.