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- New brand for HEDT: Intel Core™ X-Series Processor Family
- May 30: Announcement at Intel's Computex Keynote by Senior Vice President of Client Computing Group (CCG) Navin Shenoy
- Reviews: 12 days later (June 11/12?)
- June 26: Official retail launch date
- Skylake-X: up to 40 PCIe 3.0 lanes, ranging from 6C/12T to 12C/24T (140W TDP) / Kaby Lake-X: up to 24 PCIe 3.0 lanes, 4C/8T (112W TDP)

https://benchlife.info/intel-x299-will-announce-by-navin-in-computex-2017-keynote-04212017
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I wonder what's the method behind the madness of only offering Kaby Lake in 4C/8T and only Dual Channel Memory? Why go for the more expensive X299 rather than Z270?
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I wonder what's the method behind the madness of only offering Kaby Lake in 4C/8T and only Dual Channel Memory? Why go for the more expensive X299 rather than Z270?

Not just dual/quad channel memory. You get all the benefits of X299 with more (if not all) the pcie lanes.

I just wonder whats the final result of octane support. There was talk about X299 not supporting optane. If not, then X299 really isn't offering all that much more than X99.
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I wonder what's the method behind the madness of only offering Kaby Lake in 4C/8T and only Dual Channel Memory? Why go for the more expensive X299 rather than Z270?

That is designed just to make the current fastest gaming cpu available in the high end platform.
7740k with no igpu, higher clocks, and probably no pigeon poop.
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Still no ECC memory support by Intel desktop CPUs ? Good. thumb.gif

RyZen wins again with
1) ECC memory support,
2) Hardware SHA (Extremely important feature for almost all types of E-Commerce platforms)

When this Intel HETD comes out, it will be competing against the more stable than ever RyZen with even higher IPC due to faster RAM as compared to the very first batch of reviews.
Even if Intel ends up being faster say 5-15%, they will not be able to milk anyone anymore. I say 20% higher price than AMD counter part should be okay.

Tbh I'm still afraid of Intel being Intel in terms of pricing. biggrin.gif
    
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Not just dual/quad channel memory. You get all the benefits of X299 with more (if not all) the pcie lanes.

I just wonder whats the final result of octane support. There was talk about X299 not supporting optane. If not, then X299 really isn't offering all that much more than X99.

From what I've seen the Kaby Lake-X CPU's will get same PCIe lanes as the mainstream platform.

I don't see the point of these CPU's either.. Who go HEDT platform and use Kaby Lake-X

If rumour is true Coffee Lake will even get 6C/12T on the "mainstream" platform..
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Still no ECC memory support by Intel desktop CPUs ? Good. thumb.gif

RyZen wins again with
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2) Hardware SHA (Extremely important feature for almost all types of E-Commerce platforms)

When this Intel HETD comes out, it will be competing against the more stable than ever RyZen with even higher IPC due to faster RAM as compared to the very first batch of reviews.
Even if Intel ends up being faster say 5-15%, they will not be able to milk anyone anymore. I say 20% higher price than AMD counter part should be okay.

Tbh I'm still afraid of Intel being Intel in terms of pricing. biggrin.gif


I assume everyone has ECC on their Ryzen rig, yeah?
 
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That is designed just to make the current fastest gaming cpu available in the high end platform.
7740k with no igpu, higher clocks, and probably no pigeon poop.
yeah...but not like they can clock 5GHz as stock/factory clock. 7700K is already 4.2Ghz factory clock, I dont see them going any much higher even with the absent of iGPU TDP headroom.
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Oh God, this rumor again? There's no way Intel would do something so stupid. Just look at this:




Do you know what other Kaby Lake CPU has four cores, 16 PCIe lanes, and two DDR4 memory channels? The 7700K! The thing that has existed for months now!

There's no way Intel would do this, right? This would be like releasing the 3770K for X79 alongside the 3930K, but somehow more stupid.

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I assume everyone has ECC on their Ryzen rig, yeah?

It's an option that isn't arbitrarily restricted. Hell my AM1 board and processor can handle ECC just fine.
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yeah...but not like they can clock 5GHz as stock/factory clock. 7700K is already 4.2Ghz factory clock, I dont see them going any much higher even with the absent of iGPU TDP headroom.

Yeah, I don't expect more than 100-200Mhz over the 7700K.
But it might be compelling the idea of investing extra $50 or even $100 on a X299 motherboard, pick this cpu, and have an upgrade path.
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