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X299X AORUS XTREME WATERFORCE(rev 1.0)

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Feature

    Intel X299 AORUS Motherboard with 16 Phases IR Digital VRM, AORUS All-In-One Monoblock, Intel Thunderbolt 3, Intel® WiFi 6 802.11ax, Front and Rear ESS SABRE HiFi 9218 DAC, AQUANTIA® 10GbE LAN, AORUS Gen4 AIC Adaptor, RGB FAN COMMANDER

    • Supports Intel® Core™ X-series Processor Family
    • Quad Channel Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR4, 8 DIMMs
    • Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
    • 16 Phases IR Digital VRM Solution with 70A Power Stage
    • World's First AORUS All-In-One Monoblock for CPU, VRM, SSD and PCH
    • Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3 Onboard
    • Onboard Intel® WiFi 6 802.11ax 2T2R & BT 5 with 2X AORUS Antenna
    • 130dB SNR AMP-UP Audio with High-End ESS SABRE 9218 DAC, ALC1220 and WIMA Audio Capacitors on Front and Rear Audio Output
    • AQUANTIA® 10GbE BASE-T LAN and Intel® Gigabit LAN with cFosSpeed
    • Exclusive AORUS Gen4 AIC Adaptor for Extra 4x NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4 M.2
    • Exclusive RGB FAN COMMANDER for Professional Casemodders
    • Watercooled Dual Ultra-Fast NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4 M.2
    • USB TurboCharger for Mobile Device Fast Charge Support
    • RGB FUSION 2.0 with Multi-Zone Addressable LED Light Show Design, support Addressable LED & RGB LED Strips
    • Smart Fan 5 Features Multiple Temperature Sensors , Hybrid Fan Headers with FAN STOP and Noise Detection
    • 2 x Front USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C™ Header
    • Q-Flash Plus Update BIOS without Installing CPU, Memory and Graphics card



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Spec

CPU
  1. Support for Intel® Core™ i7-7800X and above X series processors/Intel® Core™ i9 X series processors in the LGA2066 package
  2. L3 cache varies with CPU
(Please refer "CPU Support List" for more information.)
Chipset
  1. Intel® X299 Express Chipset
MemoryIntel® Core™ X series 48-lane processors:
  1. 8 x DDR4 DIMM sockets supporting up to 256 GB (32 GB single DIMM capacity) of system memory
  2. Support for DDR4 4333(O.C.) / 4266(O.C.) / 4133(O.C.) / 4000(O.C.) / 3866(O.C.) / 3800(O.C.) / 3733(O.C.) / 3666(O.C.) / 3600(O.C.) / 3466(O.C.) / 3400(O.C.) / 3333(O.C.) / 3300(O.C.) / 3200(O.C.) / 3000(O.C.) / 2933/2666/2400/2133 MHz memory modules
Intel® Core™ X series 44-lane/28-lane processors:
  1. 8 x DDR4 DIMM sockets supporting up to 128 GB (16 GB single DIMM capacity) of system memory
  2. Support for DDR4 4200(O.C.) / 4133(O.C.) / 4000(O.C.) / 3866(O.C.) / 3800(O.C.) / 3733(O.C.) / 3666(O.C.) / 3600(O.C.) / 3466(O.C.) / 3400(O.C.) / 3333(O.C.) / 3300(O.C.) / 3200(O.C.) / 3000(O.C.) / 2666/2400/2133 MHz memory modules
4 channel memory architecture
Support for non-ECC Un-buffered DIMM memory modules
Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules
(Please refer "Memory Support List" for more information.)
Onboard GraphicsIntel® Thunderbolt™ 3 Controller:
  1. 2 x Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3 connectors (USB Type-C™ ports), supporting DisplayPort and Thunderbolt™ video outputs and a maximum resolution of 4096x2304@60 Hz
    * Because of the limited I/O resources of the PC architecture, the number of Thunderbolt™ devices that can be used is dependent on the number of the PCI Express devices being installed. (Refer to Chapter 1-7, "Back Panel Connectors," for more information.)
    * Support for DisplayPort 1.2 version.
Maximum shared memory of 1 GB
Audio
  1. 2 x Realtek® ALC1220-VB codecs
  2. 2 x ESS SABRE9218 DAC chips
  3. High Definition Audio
  4. 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
  5. Support for S/PDIF Out
LAN
  1. 1 x Aquantia 10GbE LAN chip (10 Gbit/5 Gbit/2.5 Gbit/1 Gbit/100 Mbit) (LAN1)
  2. 1 x Intel® GbE LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit) (LAN2)
Wireless Communication module
  1. Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax, supporting 2.4/5 GHz Dual-Band
  2. BLUETOOTH 5.0
  3. Support for 11ax 160MHz wireless standard and up to 2.4 Gbps data rate
    * Actual data rate may vary depending on environment and equipment.
Expansion SlotsIntel® Core™ X series 48-lane processors:
  1. 3 x PCI Express x16 slots, running at x16
Intel® Core™ X series 44-lane processors:
  1. 2 x PCI Express x16 slots, running at x16 (PCIEX16_1, PCIEX16_2)
  2. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x8 (PCIEX16_3)
Intel® Core™ X series 28-lane processors:
  1. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16 (PCIEX16_1)
  2. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x8 (PCIEX16_2)
    * For optimum performance, if only one PCI Express graphics card is to be installed, be sure to install it in the PCIEX16_1 slot.
(All of the PCI Express x16 slots conform to PCI Express 3.0 standard.)
Multi-Graphics Technology
  1. Support for NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ and 2-Way NVIDIA® SLI™ technologies
  2. Support for AMD Quad-GPU CrossFire™ and 2-Way AMD CrossFire™ technologies
Storage Interface
  1. 2 x M.2 connectors (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 SATA and PCIe x4/x2 SSD support)
  2. 8 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
  3. Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10
    * The M2P and M2Q connectors must work with an Intel® VROC Upgrade Key to support RAID configuration.
    * Refer to "1-9 Internal Connectors," for the installation notices for the M.2 and SATA connectors.
  4. Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
    * Only Intel® Core™ X series 48-lane processors support Intel® Optane™ Memory.
  5. Intel® VROC Ready
USBChipset+Intel® Thunderbolt™3 Controller:
  1. 2 x USB Type-C™ ports on the back panel, with USB 3.2 Gen 2 support
Chipset+2 ASMedia® USB 3.2 Gen 2 Controllers:
  1. 2 x USB Type-C™ ports with USB 3.2 Gen 2 support, available through the internal USB headers
  2. 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red) on the back panel
Chipset:
  1. 6 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports (2 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB headers)
  2. 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports on the back panel
Chipset+2 USB 2.0 Hubs:
  1. 6 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports available through the internal USB headers
Internal I/O Connectors
  1. 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
  2. 2 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connectors
  3. 1 x VGA_PW power connector
  4. 1 x CPU fan header
  5. 1 x water cooling CPU fan header
  6. 1 x water cooling kit CPU LED header (LED_CPU)
  7. 1 x water cooling kit Chipset LED header (LED_PCH)
  8. 4 x system fan headers
  9. 2 x system fan/water cooling pump headers
  10. 2 x addressable LED strip headers
  11. 2 x RGB LED strip headers
  12. 2 x M.2 Socket 3 connectors
  13. 8 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
  14. 1 x Intel® VROC Upgrade Key header
  15. 1 x front panel header
  16. 1 x front panel audio header
  17. 2 x USB Type-C™ ports, with USB 3.2 Gen 2 support
  18. 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 headers
  19. 3 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers
  20. 1 x noise detection header
  21. 1 x Trusted Platform Module (TPM) header (2x6 pin, for the GC-TPM2.0_S module only)
  22. 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
  23. 1 x power button
  24. 1 x OC Ignition button
  25. 1 x OC button
  26. 1 x reset button
  27. 1 x Clear CMOS button
  28. 2 x temperature sensor headers
  29. 2 x BIOS switches
Back Panel Connectors
  1. 2 x Thunderbolt™ 3 connectors (USB Type-C™ ports, with USB 3.2 Gen 2 support)
  2. 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red)
  3. 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports
  4. 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
  5. 2 x DisplayPort In ports
  6. 2 x RJ-45 ports
  7. 2 x SMA antenna connectors (2T2R)
  8. 1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector
  9. 5 x audio jacks
I/O Controller
  1. iTE® I/O Controller Chip
H/W Monitoring
  1. Voltage detection
  2. Temperature detection
  3. Fan speed detection
  4. Water cooling flow rate detection
  5. Overheating warning
  6. Fan fail warning
  7. Fan speed control
    * Whether the fan (pump) speed control function is supported will depend on the fan (pump) you install.
  8. Noise detection
BIOS
  1. 2 x 128 Mbit flash
  2. Use of licensed AMI UEFI BIOS
  3. Support for DualBIOS™
  4. PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0
Unique Features
  1. Support for APP Center
    * Available applications in APP Center may vary by motherboard model. Supported functions of each application may also vary depending on motherboard specifications.
    @BIOS
    AutoGreen
    Cloud Station
    EasyTune
    Easy RAID
    Fast Boot
    Game Boost
    Platform Power Management
    RGB Fusion
    Smart Backup
    Smart Keyboard
    Smart Survey
    System Information Viewer
    USB Blocker
    USB TurboCharger
  2. Support for Q-Flash Plus
  3. Support for Q-Flash
  4. Support for Xpress Install
Bundled Software
  1. Norton® Internet Security (OEM version)
  2. cFosSpeed
  3. XSplit Gamecaster + Broadcaster (12 months license)
Operating System
  1. Support for Windows 10 64-bit
Form Factor
  1. XL-ATX Form Factor; 32.5cm x 27.5cm
Remark
  1. Due to different Linux support condition provided by chipset vendors, please download Linux driver from chipset vendors' website or 3rd party website.
  2. Most hardware/software vendors may no longer offer drivers to support Win9X/ME/2000/XP. If drivers are available from the vendors, we will update them on the GIGABYTE website.

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    Bios(2)

    1. Addresses Intel voltage-based overclocking functionality on new Intel® Core™ X-series 10000 processors.
      (see more: https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/
      support/articles/000055751/processors/intel-core-processors.html
      )
    2. Improve 4000MHz memory compatibility

    Version F3f
    Size 7.57 MB
    Date 2019-11-28
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    1. First Release

    Version F2
    Size 7.62 MB
    Date 2019-10-03
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    Driver(16)

    Thunderbolt Driver
    (Note) Win10 ver.1909 supported.

    Version 1.41.648.4
    Size 696.09 KB
    Date 2019-12-04
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    Intel Bluetooth Driver
    (Note) Win10 ver.1909 supported.

    Version 21.50.1.1
    Size 4.93 MB
    Date 2019-11-26
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    Intel WIFI driver
    (Note) Win10 ver.1909 supported.

    Version 21.50.1.1
    Size 25.02 MB
    Date 2019-11-26
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    DTS

    Version 1.0.0.0
    Size 74.97 KB
    Date 2019-09-24
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    Intel Virtual RAID Driver

    Version 6.0.0.1357
    Size 38.3 MB
    Date 2019-09-24
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    Intel Optane memory

    Version 17.2.0.1027
    Size 70.57 MB
    Date 2019-09-24
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    Realtek HD Audio Driver

    Version 6.0.8773.1
    Size 18.01 MB
    Date 2019-09-16
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    Intel® Chipset Software Installation Utility

    Version 10.1.17903.8106
    Size 3.47 MB
    Date 2019-09-16
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    Intel Management Engine Interface

    Version 1909.12.0.3861
    Size 64.56 MB
    Date 2019-09-16
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    Intel LAN driver

    Version 24.0
    Size 141.4 MB
    Date 2019-09-16
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    Aquantia LAN driver

    Version 2.1.017.0
    Size 186.5 KB
    Date 2019-09-16
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    Asmedia USB driver

    Version 1.16.38.1
    Size 7.95 MB
    Date 2019-09-16
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    Intel® Rapid Storage Technology

    Version 17.7.0.1006
    Size 20.66 MB
    Date 2019-09-16
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    Intel SATA Preinstall driver
    (For AHCI / RAID Mode)
    Note: Windows setup to read from USB thumb drive.

    Version 17.2.6.1027
    Size 3.78 MB
    Date 2019-09-12
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    Intel WIFI driver
    (Note) Win10 ver.1903 supported.

    Version 21.40.1.4
    Size 168.39 MB
    Date 2019-09-09
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    Intel Bluetooth Driver
    (Note) Win10 ver.1903 supported.

    Version 21.40.1.4
    Size 3.14 MB
    Date 2019-09-09
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    Memory(1)

    mb_memory_x299x-aorus-xtreme-wf_191019.pdf

    Version
    Size 115.37 KB
    Date 2019-10-21
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    Manual(5)

    mb_manual_x299x-aorus-xtreme-wf_1001_k.pdf

    Version 1001
    Size 61.19 MB
    Date 2019-10-29
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    mb_manual_x299x-aorus-xtreme-wf_1001_c.pdf

    Version 1001
    Size 62.2 MB
    Date 2019-10-02
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    mb_manual_x299x-aorus-xtreme-wf_1001_e.pdf

    Version 1001
    Size 61.22 MB
    Date 2019-10-02
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    mb_manual_x299x-aorus-xtreme-wf_1001_j.pdf

    Version 1001
    Size 61.52 MB
    Date 2019-10-02
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    mb_manual_x299x-aorus-xtreme-wf_1001_sc.pdf

    Version 1001
    Size 59.02 MB
    Date 2019-10-02
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    Utility(18)

    RGB Fusion

    Version B19.1030.1
    Size 81.37 MB
    Date 2019-10-31
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    Smart Fan (for AORUS RGB FAN COMMANDER )
    (Note) Please install APP Center first before install this utility.

    Version B19.0705.1
    Size 9.49 MB
    Date 2019-10-04
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    System Information Viewer
    (Note) Support Intel X299 series motherboards (support may vary by model).
    (Note) Please install APP Center first before install this utility.

    Version B19.0826.1
    Size 10.96 MB
    Date 2019-10-02
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    Easy Tune
    (Note) Support Intel X299 and AMD TRX40 series motherboards (support may vary by model).
    (Note) Please install APP Center first before install this utility.

    Version B19.0826.1
    Size 12.52 MB
    Date 2019-10-02
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    Fast Boot
    (Note) Support Intel X299 series motherboards (support may vary by model).
    (Note) Please install APP Center first before install this utility.

    Version B19.0705.1
    Size 8.44 MB
    Date 2019-10-02
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    USB TurboCharger
    (Note) Support Intel 300/X299 series and AMD AM4 series motherboards (support may vary by model).
    (Note) Please install APP Center first before install this utility.

    Version B19.0802.1
    Size 12.14 MB
    Date 2019-09-27
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    @BIOS
    (Note) Support AMD TRX40 / X570 and Intel 300 / X299 series motherboards (support may vary by model).
    (Note) Please install APP Center first before install this utility.

    Version B19.0917.1
    Size 38.8 MB
    Date 2019-09-20
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    APP Center
    (Note) Support Intel 300/200/100/X299/C246 series and AMD TRX40/AM4/X399 series motherboards (support may vary by model).
    (Note) Please install Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 first before install APP Center utility.

    Version B19.0704.1
    Size 53.41 MB
    Date 2019-07-04
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    Norton® Internet Security (OEM version)

    Version 22.9.2.3
    Size 235.84 MB
    Date 2019-07-02
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    Cloud Station (Server)
    (Note) Support Intel X299 and AMD TRX40/AM4 series motherboards (support may vary by model).
    (Note) Please install APP Center first before install this utility.

    Version B19.0529.1
    Size 6.81 MB
    Date 2019-06-14
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    Platform Power Management (Intel 300/X299 series)
    (Note) Support Intel 300/X299 series motherboards (support may vary by model).
    (Note) Please install APP Center first before install this utility.

    Version B19.0226.1
    Size 7.51 MB
    Date 2019-02-26
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    Smart Survey (Intel X299 series)
    (Note) Please install APP Center first before install this utility.

    Version B18.0808.1
    Size 11.64 MB
    Date 2018-10-25
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    Auto Green
    (Note) Support Intel 300/X299 and AMD TRX40 series motherboards (support may vary by model).

    Version B18.0911.1
    Size 15.92 MB
    Date 2018-10-05
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    USB Blocker
    (Note) Support Intel 300/X299 series and AMD TRX40/AM4 series motherboards (support may vary by model).
    (Note) Please install APP Center first before install this utility.

    Version B18.0918.1
    Size 3.47 MB
    Date 2018-10-05
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    Cloud Station (PC) (Intel 300/X299 series)
    (Note) Support Intel 300/X299 series motherboards (support may vary by model).
    (Note) Please install APP Center first before install this utility.

    Version B18.0914.1
    Size 5.45 MB
    Date 2018-10-05
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    Smart Backup
    (Note) Support Intel 300/X299 and AMD TRX40 series motherboards (support may vary by model).
    (Note) Please install APP Center first before install this utility.

    Version B18.0911.1
    Size 49.49 MB
    Date 2018-10-05
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    Smart Keyboard
    (Note) Support Intel 300/X299 and AMD TRX40 series motherboards (support may vary by model).
    (Note) Please install APP Center first before install this utility.

    Version B18.0730.1
    Size 3.76 MB
    Date 2018-10-04
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    Game Boost
    (Note) Support Intel 300/X299 and AMD TRX40 series motherboards (support may vary by model).
    (Note) Please install APP Center first before install this utility.

    Version B18.0730.1
    Size 8.52 MB
    Date 2018-10-04
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    Document(1)

    mb_m.2_support_x299_191025.pdf

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    Size 104.48 KB
    Date 2019-10-25
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    CPU support

    Vender Model Frequency L3_cache Core name Process Stepping Wattage BCLK cores_pcles Bios Version
    Intel i9-10980XE 3.00GHz 24.75MB Cascade Lake-X 14nm L1 165W 100 18C / 48-lanes F2
    Intel i9-10940X 3.30GHz 19.25MB Cascade Lake-X 14nm L1 165W 100 14C / 48-lanes F2
    Intel i9-10920X 3.50GHz 19.25MB Cascade Lake-X 14nm L1 165W 100 12C / 48-lanes F2
    Intel i9-10900X 3.70GHz 19.25MB Cascade Lake-X 14nm L1 165W 100 10C / 48-lanes F2
    Intel I9-9980XE 3.00GHz 24.75MB Skylake-X Refresh 14nm M0 165W 100 18C / 44-lanes F2
    Intel I9-9960X 3.10GHz 22MB Skylake-X Refresh 14nm M0 165W 100 16C / 44-lanes F2
    Intel I9-9940X 3.30GHz 19.25MB Skylake-X Refresh 14nm M0 165W 100 14C / 44-lanes F2
    Intel I9-9920X 3.50GHz 19.25MB Skylake-X Refresh 14nm M0 165W 100 12C / 44-lanes F2
    Intel I9-9900X 3.50GHz 19.25MB Skylake-X Refresh 14nm M0 165W 100 10C / 44-lanes F2
    Intel I9-9820X 3.30GHz 16.5MB Skylake-X Refresh 14nm M0 165W 100 10C / 44-lanes F2
    Intel I7-9800X 3.80GHz 16.5MB Skylake-X Refresh 14nm M0 165W 100 8C / 44-lanes F2
    Intel I9-7980XE 2.60GHz 24.75MB Skylake-X 14nm M0 165W 100 18C / 44-lanes F2
    Intel I9-7960X 2.80GHz 22MB Skylake-X 14nm M0 165W 100 16C / 44-lanes F2
    Intel I9-7940X 3.10GHz 19.25MB Skylake-X 14nm M0 165W 100 14C / 44-lanes F2
    Intel I9-7920X 2.90GHz 16.5MB Skylake-X 14nm M0 140W 100 12C / 44-lanes F2
    Intel I9-7900X 3.33GHz 13.75MB Skylake-X 14nm U0 140W 100 10C / 44-lanes F2
    Intel I7-7820X 3.60GHz 11MB Skylake-X 14nm U0 140W 100 8C / 28-lanes F2
    Intel I7-7800X 3.50GHz 8.25MB Skylake-X 14nm U0 140W 100 6C / 28-lanes F2
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