Intel Desktop CPU

Consider Intel 10th Gen CPUs for leading gaming performance. Intel 10th Gen CPUs range from the Core i3-10100 up to the powerful Core i9-10900K. Intel X-Series CPUs provide enhanced multitasking and productivity performance with their additional cores and PCIe lanes. 

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  • Intel Core i7 11700K 8-Core LGA 1200 3.6GHz Unlocked CPU - Unlocked/Overclockable: Yes - Integrated Graphics: Yes - Code Name: Rocket Lake 11th Gen - Cores: 8 - Threads: 16 - Base Frequency: 3.60 GHz - Max Turbo Frequency: 5.0 GHz - Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 - Cache: 16 MB Smart Cache - TDP: 125W - Supports: PCIe Gen 4, Thunderbolt 4/USB 4.0, DDR4-3200MHz - Chipset: Intel 500 & selected 400 series motherboards - BX8070811700K - 3 Years Limited Warranty
    SKU#: AC42586 Model#: BX8070811700K
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  • Intel Core i9 10850K 10-Core LGA 1200 3.60GHz Unlocked CPU Processor - Number of Cores: 10 - Number of Threads: 20 - Processor Base Frequency: 3.60 GHz - Max Turbo Frequency: 5.20 GHz - Cache: 20MB Intel Smart Cache - TDP: 125W - Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics 630 - Socket Supported: LGA 1200 - BX8070110850K - 3 Years Limited Warranty
    SKU#: AC37014 Model#: BX8070110850K
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  • Intel Core i9 10900K Unlocked CPU Processor - Number of Cores: 10 - Number of Threads: 20 - Processor Base Frequency: 3.70 GHz - Max Turbo Frequency: 5.30 GHz - Cache: 20MB Intel Smart Cache - TDP: 125W - Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics 630 - Socket Supported: LGA 1200 -
    SKU#: AC34454 Model#: BX8070110900K
    $699.00
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  • Intel Core i3 10105F 4-Core LGA 1200 3.6GHz CPU - Unlocked/Overclockable: No - Integrated Graphics: No - Code Name: Comet Lake - Cores: 4 - Threads: 8 - Base Frequency: 3.60 GHz - Max Turbo Frequency: 4.30 GHz - Cache: 6 MB Smart Cache - TDP: 65W - Intel® Optane™ Memory Supported - Memory Channels: 2 - Memory Types: DDR4 - 2666MHz - BX8070110105F - 3 Years Limited Warranty
    SKU#: AC42596 Model#: BX8070110105F
    $129.00
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  • Intel Core i5 11600K 6-Core LGA 1200 3.9GHz Unlocked CPU - Unlocked/Overclockable: Yes - Integrated Graphics: Yes - Code Name: Rocket Lake 11th Gen - Cores: 6 - Threads: 12 - Base Frequency: 3.9 GHz - Max Turbo Frequency: 4.9 GHz - Turbo Boost Max Technology 2.0 - Cache: 12 MB Smart Cache - TDP: 125W - Supports: PCIe Gen 4, Thunderbolt 4/USB 4.0, DDR4-3200MHz - Chipset: Intel 500 & selected 400 series motherboards - BX8070811600K - 3 Years Limited Warranty
    SKU#: AC42590 Model#: BX8070811600K
    $399.00
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  • Intel Core i9 11900K 8-Core LGA 1200 3.5GHz Unlocked CPU - Unlocked/Overclockable: Yes - Integrated Graphics: Yes - Code Name: Rocket Lake 11th Gen - Cores: 8 - Threads: 16 - Base Frequency: 3.50 GHz - Max Turbo Frequency: 5.30 GHz - Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 - Thermal Velocity Boost Technology - Cache: 16 MB Smart Cache - TDP: 125W - Supports: PCIe Gen 4, Thunderbolt 4/USB 4.0, DDR4-3200MHz - Chipset: Intel 500 & selected 400 series motherboards - BX8070811900K - 3 Years Limited Warranty
    SKU#: AC42582 Model#: BX8070811900K
    $849.00
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  • Intel Core i5 11400F 6-Core LGA 1200 2.6GHz CPU - Unlocked/Overclockable: No - Integrated Graphics: No - Code Name: Rocket Lake 11th Gen - Cores: 6 - Threads: 12 - Base Frequency: 2.6 GHz - Max Turbo Frequency: 4.4 GHz - Turbo Boost Max Technology 2.0 - Cache: 12 MB Smart Cache - TDP: 65W - Supports: PCIe Gen 4, Thunderbolt 4/USB 4.0, DDR4-3200MHz - Chipset: Intel 500 & selected 400 series motherboards - BX8070811400F - 3 Years Limited Warranty
    SKU#: AC42595 Model#: BX8070811400F
    $239.00
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  • Intel Core i5 10600KF Hexa Core LGA 1200 4.10GHz Unlocked CPU Processor - Number of Cores: 6 - Number of Threads: 12 - Processor Base Frequency: 4.10 GHz - Max Turbo Frequency: 4.80 GHz - Cache: 12MB Intel Smart Cache - TDP: 125W - Graphics: N/A - Socket Supported: LGA 1200 - BX8070110600KF - 3 Years Limited Warranty
    SKU#: AC34463 Model#: BX8070110600KF
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  • Intel Core i7 10700F Octa Core LGA 1200 2.90GHz CPU Processor - Number of Cores: 8 - Number of Threads: 16 - Processor Base Frequency: 2.90 GHz - Max Turbo Frequency: 4.80 GHz - Cache: 16MB Intel Smart Cache - TDP: 65W - Graphics: N/A - Socket Supported: LGA 1200 - BX8070110700F - 3 Years Limited Warranty
    SKU#: AC34461 Model#: BX8070110700F
    $379.00
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  • Intel Core i7 10700K Unlocked CPU Processor - Number of Cores: 8 - Number of Threads: 16 - Processor Base Frequency: 3.80 GHz - Max Turbo Frequency: 5.10 GHz - Cache: 16MB Intel Smart Cache - TDP: 125W - Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics 630 - Socket Supported: LGA 1200 - BX8070110700K - 3 Years Limited Warranty
    SKU#: AC34458 Model#: BX8070110700K
    $479.00
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  • Intel Core i5 10400F Hexa Core LGA 1200 2.90GHz CPU Processor - Number of Cores: 6 - Number of Threads: 12 - Processor Base Frequency: 2.90 GHz - Max Turbo Frequency: 4.30 GHz - Cache: 12MB Intel Smart Cache - TDP: 65W - Graphics: N/A - Socket Supported: LGA 1200 - BX8070110400F - 3 Years Limited Warranty
    SKU#: AC34467 Model#: BX8070110400F
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  • Intel Core i5 11400 6-Core LGA 1200 2.6GHz CPU - Unlocked/Overclockable: No - Integrated Graphics: Yes - Code Name: Rocket Lake 11th Gen - Cores: 6 - Threads: 12 - Base Frequency: 2.6 GHz - Max Turbo Frequency: 4.4 GHz - Turbo Boost Max Technology 2.0 - Cache: 12 MB Smart Cache - TDP: 65W - Supports: PCIe Gen 4, Thunderbolt 4/USB 4.0, DDR4-3200MHz - Chipset: Intel 500 & selected 400 series motherboards - BX8070811400 - 3 Years Limited Warranty
    SKU#: AC42594 Model#: BX8070811400
    $289.00
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  • Intel Core i7 11700KF 8-Core LGA 1200 3.6GHz Unlocked CPU - Unlocked/Overclockable: Yes - Integrated Graphics: No - Code Name: Rocket Lake 11th Gen - Cores: 8 - Threads: 16 - Base Frequency: 3.60 GHz - Max Turbo Frequency: 5.0 GHz - Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 - Cache: 16 MB Smart Cache - TDP: 125W - Supports: PCIe Gen 4, Thunderbolt 4/USB 4.0, DDR4-3200MHz - Chipset: Intel 500 & selected 400 series motherboards - BX8070811700KF - 3 Years Limited Warranty
    SKU#: AC42587 Model#: BX8070811700KF
    $579.00
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  • Intel Core i9 11900KF 8-Core LGA 1200 3.5GHz Unlocked CPU - Unlocked/Overclockable: Yes - Integrated Graphics: No - Code Name: Rocket Lake 11th Gen - Cores: 8 - Threads: 16 - Base Frequency: 3.50 GHz - Max Turbo Frequency: 5.30 GHz - Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 - Thermal Velocity Boost Technology - Cache: 16 MB Smart Cache - TDP: 125W - Supports: PCIe Gen 4, Thunderbolt 4/USB 4.0, DDR4-3200MHz - Chipset: Intel 500 & selected 400 series motherboards - BX8070811900KF - 3 Years Limited Warranty
    SKU#: AC42583 Model#: BX8070811900KF
    $829.00
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  • Intel Core i5 10600K Hexa Core LGA 1200 4.10GHz Unlocked CPU Processor - Number of Cores: 6 - Number of Threads: 12 - Processor Base Frequency: 4.10 GHz - Max Turbo Frequency: 4.80 GHz - Cache: 12MB Intel Smart Cache - TDP: 125W - Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics 630 - Socket Supported: LGA 1200 - BX8070110600K - 3 Years Limited Warranty
    SKU#: AC34462 Model#: BX8070110600K
    $329.00
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  • Intel Core i9 11900F 8-Core LGA 1200 2.5GHz CPU - Unlocked/Overclockable: No - Integrated Graphics: No - Code Name: Rocket Lake 11th Gen - Cores: 8 - Threads: 16 - Base Frequency: 2.50 GHz - Max Turbo Frequency: 5.30 GHz - Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 - Thermal Velocity Boost Technology - Cache: 16 MB Smart Cache - TDP: 65W - Supports: PCIe Gen 4, Thunderbolt 4/USB 4.0, DDR4-3200MHz - Chipset: Intel 500 & selected 400 series motherboards - BX8070811900F - 3 Years Limited Warranty
    SKU#: AC42585 Model#: BX8070811900F
    $649.00
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  • Intel Core i9 11900 8-Core LGA 1200 2.5GHz CPU - Unlocked/Overclockable: No - Integrated Graphics: Yes - Code Name: Rocket Lake 11th Gen - Cores: 8 - Threads: 16 - Base Frequency: 2.50 GHz - Max Turbo Frequency: 5.20 GHz - Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 - Thermal Velocity Boost Technology - Cache: 16 MB Smart Cache - TDP: 65W - Supports: PCIe Gen 4, Thunderbolt 4/USB 4.0, DDR4-3200MHz - Chipset: Intel 500 & selected 400 series motherboards - BX8070811900 - 3 Years Limited Warranty
    SKU#: AC42584 Model#: BX8070811900
    $699.00
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  • Intel Core i7 11700F 8-Core LGA 1200 2.5GHz CPU - Unlocked/Overclockable: No - Integrated Graphics: No - Code Name: Rocket Lake 11th Gen - Cores: 8 - Threads: 16 - Base Frequency: 2.5 GHz - Max Turbo Frequency: 4.9 GHz - Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 - Cache: 16 MB Smart Cache - TDP: 65W - Supports: PCIe Gen 4, Thunderbolt 4/USB 4.0, DDR4-3200MHz - Chipset: Intel 500 & selected 400 series motherboards - BX8070811700F - 3 Years Limited Warranty
    SKU#: AC42589 Model#: BX8070811700F
    $479.00
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  • Intel Core i9 9900K Octa Core LGA 1151 3.60GHz Unlocked CPU Processor - Core Count: 8 - Thread Count: 16 - Socket: FC LGA 1151 - Base Frequency: 3.60 GHz - Max Turbo Frequency: 5.00 GHz - Cache: 16M - Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics 630 - TDP: 95W - BX806849900K - 3 Years Limited Warranty
    SKU#: AC37613 Model#: BX806849900K
    $579.00
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  • Intel Core i5 9400F - Threads: 6 - Cores: 6 - Base Processor Frequency: 2.90 GHz - Max Turbo Frequency: 4.10 GHz - 9 MB SmartCache - 65W TDP - BX80684I59400F - 3 Years Limited Warranty
    SKU#: AC21090 Model#: BX80684I59400F
    $215.00
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  • Intel Core i7 10700KF Unlocked CPU Processor - Number of Cores: 8 - Number of Threads: 16 - Processor Base Frequency: 3.80 GHz - Max Turbo Frequency: 5.10 GHz - Cache: 16MB Intel Smart Cache - TDP: 125W - Graphics: N/A - Socket Supported: LGA 1200 - BX8070110700KF - 3 Years Limited Warranty
    SKU#: AC34459 Model#: BX8070110700KF
    $429.00
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  • Intel Core i7 11700 8-Core LGA 1200 2.5GHz CPU - Unlocked/Overclockable: No - Integrated Graphics: Yes - Code Name: Rocket Lake 11th Gen - Cores: 8 - Threads: 16 - Base Frequency: 2.5 GHz - Max Turbo Frequency: 4.9 GHz - Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 - Cache: 16 MB Smart Cache - TDP: 65W - Supports: PCIe Gen 4, Thunderbolt 4/USB 4.0, DDR4-3200MHz - Chipset: Intel 500 & selected 400 series motherboards - BX8070811700 - 3 Years Limited Warranty
    SKU#: AC42588 Model#: BX8070811700
    $479.00
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  • Intel Core i9-9900KF - Threads: 16 - Cores: 8 - Base Processor Frequency: 3.60 GHz - Max Turbo Frequency: 5.00 GHz - 16 MB SmartCache - 95W TDP - BX80684I99900KF - 3 Years Limited Warranty
    SKU#: AC21087 Model#: BX80684I99900KF
    $559.00
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  • Intel Core i9 10900KF Unlocked CPU Processor - Number of Cores: 10 - Number of Threads: 20 - Processor Base Frequency: 3.70 GHz - Max Turbo Frequency: 5.30 GHz - Cache: 20MB Intel Smart Cache - TDP: 125W - Graphics: N/A - Socket Supported: LGA 1200 - BX8070110900KF - 3 Years Limited Warranty
    SKU#: AC34455 Model#: BX8070110900KF
    $649.00
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  • Intel Core i5 11600KF 6-Core LGA 1200 3.9GHz Unlocked CPU - Unlocked/Overclockable: Yes - Integrated Graphics: No - Code Name: Rocket Lake 11th Gen - Cores: 6 - Threads: 12 - Base Frequency: 3.9 GHz - Max Turbo Frequency: 4.9 GHz - Turbo Boost Max Technology 2.0 - Cache: 12 MB Smart Cache - TDP: 125W - Supports: PCIe Gen 4, Thunderbolt 4/USB 4.0, DDR4-3200MHz - Chipset: Intel 500 & selected 400 series motherboards - BX8070811600KF - 3 Years Limited Warranty
    SKU#: AC42591 Model#: BX8070811600KF
    $379.00
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  • Intel Core i5-9400 - Threads: 6 - Cores: 6 - Base Processor Frequency: 2.90 GHz - Max Turbo Frequency: 4.10 GHz - 9 MB SmartCache - Intel® UHD Graphics 630 - 65W TDP - BX80684I59400 - 3 Years Limited Warranty
    SKU#: AC21091 Model#: BX80684I59400
    $259.00
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  • Intel Core i3 10100F Quad Core LGA 1200 3.60GHz CPU Processor - Number of Cores: 4 - Number of Threads: 8 - Processor Base Frequency: 3.60GHz - Max Turbo Frequency: 4.30GHz - Cache: 6MB Intel Smart Cache - TDP: 65W - Socket Supported: LGA 1200 - BX8070110100F - 3 Years Limited Warranty
    SKU#: AC38976 Model#: BX8070110100F
    $129.00
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  • Intel Core i5 11500 6-Core LGA 1200 2.7GHz CPU - Unlocked/Overclockable: No - Integrated Graphics: Yes - Code Name: Rocket Lake 11th Gen - Cores: 6 - Threads: 12 - Base Frequency: 2.7 GHz - Max Turbo Frequency: 4.6 GHz - Turbo Boost Max Technology 2.0 - Cache: 12 MB Smart Cache - TDP: 65W - Supports: PCIe Gen 4, Thunderbolt 4/USB 4.0, DDR4-3200MHz - Chipset: Intel 500 & selected 400 series motherboards - BX8070811500 - 3 Years Limited Warranty
    SKU#: AC42593 Model#: BX8070811500
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  • Intel Core i5 10500 Hexa Core LGA 1200 3.10GHz CPU Processor - Number of Cores: 6 - Number of Threads: 12 - Processor Base Frequency: 3.10 GHz - Max Turbo Frequency: 4.50 GHz - Cache: 12MB Intel Smart Cache - TDP: 65W - Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics 630 - Socket Supported: LGA 1200 - BX8070110500 - 3 Years Limited Warranty
    SKU#: AC34465 Model#: BX8070110500
    $329.00
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  • Intel Core i9 10900F 10-Core LGA 1200 2.80GHz CPU Processor - Number of Cores: 10 - Number of Threads: 20 - Processor Base Frequency: 2.80 GHz - Max Turbo Frequency: 5.20 GHz - Cache: 20MB Intel Smart Cache - TDP: 65W - Graphics: N/A - Socket Supported: LGA 1200 - BX8070110900F - 3 Years Limited Warranty
    SKU#: AC34457 Model#: BX8070110900F
    $549.00
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  • Intel Core i3 10100 Quad Core LGA 1200 3.60GHz CPU Processor - Number of Cores: 4 - Number of Threads: 8 - Processor Base Frequency: 3.60 GHz - Max Turbo Frequency: 4.30 GHz - Cache: 6MB Intel Smart Cache - TDP: 65W - Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics 630 - Socket Supported: LGA 1200 - BX8070110100 - 3 Years Limited Warranty
    SKU#: AC34470 Model#: BX8070110100
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  • Intel Core i9 10900 10-Core LGA 1200 2.80GHz CPU Processor - Number of Cores: 10 - Number of Threads: 20 - Processor Base Frequency: 2.80 GHz - Max Turbo Frequency: 5.20 GHz - Cache: 20MB Intel Smart Cache - TDP: 65W - Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics 630 - Socket Supported: LGA 1200 - BX8070110900 - 3 Years Limited Warranty
    SKU#: AC34456 Model#: BX8070110900
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  • Intel Core i7 10700 Octa Core LGA 1200 2.90GHz CPU Processor - Number of Cores: 8 - Number of Threads: 16 - Processor Base Frequency: 2.90 GHz - Max Turbo Frequency: 4.80 GHz - Cache: 16MB Intel Smart Cache - TDP: 65W - Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics 630 - Socket Supported: LGA 1200 - BX8070110700 - 3 Years Limited Warranty
    SKU#: AC34460 Model#: BX8070110700
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  • Intel Core i9-9900 Octa Core LGA 1151 3.10 GHz CPU Processor - Cores: 8 - Threads: 16 - Processor Base Frequency: 3.10 GHz - Max Turbo Frequency: 5.00 GHz - Cache: 16MB Intel Smart Cache - TDP: 65W - Intel® UHD Graphics 630 - Max # of PCI Express Lanes: 16 - BX80684I99900 - 3 Years Limited Warranty
    SKU#: AC29161 Model#: BX80684I99900
    $599.00
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  • Intel Core i9 10900X 12 Core LGA 2066 3.70GHz CPU Processor - 12 Cores - 24 Threads - Frequency: 3.50GHz - Turbo Boost: 4.60GHz - Memory Support: 4-Channel DDR4-2933 - Socket: FCLGA 2066 - PCI-E 3.0 Lanes: 48 - 19.25 MB SmartCache - 165W TDP - BX8069510920X - 3 Years Limited Warranty
    SKU#: AC28526 Model#: BX8069510920X
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  • Intel Core i7 11700K 8-Core 16-Threads Base: 3.60GHz Boost: 5.00GHz LGA 1200 Unlocked Processor + Gigabyte Z590 VISION G Intel LGA 1200 ATX Motherboard - 4 x DDR4 DIMM sockets supporting up to 128 GB - Intel 2.5 Gigabit LAN Network - 7.1 HD Realtek ALC4080 Audio + Gigabyte GeForce RTX 3070 VISION OC 8GB Video Card
    SKU#: AC44614 Model#: GamerBundle-Intel140521
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  • Intel Core i7 10700 Octa Core LGA 1200 2.90GHz CPU Processor - Number of Cores: 8 - Number of Threads: 16 - Processor Base Frequency: 2.90 GHz - Max Turbo Frequency: 4.80 GHz - Cache: 16MB Intel Smart Cache - TDP: 65W - Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics 630 - Socket Supported: LGA 1200 - BX8070110700 - 1 Year Limited Warranty - Refurbished
    SKU#: AC39710 Model#: BX8070110700-REFURBISHED
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  • Intel Core i3 9100F Quad Core LGA 1151 3.60 GHz CPU Processor - Cores: 4 - Threads: 4 - Processor Base Frequency: 3.60 GHz - Max Turbo Frequency: 4.20 GHz - Cache: 6 MB SmartCache - TDP: 65W - LGA 1151 Socket - BX80684I39100F - 3 Years Limited Warranty
    SKU#: AC24573 Model#: BX80684I39100F
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  • Intel Core i9 10980XE Extreme Edition 18 Core LGA 2066 3.00GHz CPU Processor - 18 Cores - 36 Threads - Frequency: 3.00GHz - Turbo Boost: 4.60GHz - Memory Support: 4-Channel DDR4-2933 - Socket: FCLGA 2066 - PCI-E 3.0 Lanes: 48 - 24.75 MB SmartCache - 165W TDP - BX8069510980XE - 3 Years Limited Warranty
    SKU#: AC28520 Model#: BX8069510980XE
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  • Intel Core i5 11600 6-Core LGA 1200 2.8GHz CPU - Unlocked/Overclockable: No - Integrated Graphics: Yes - Code Name: Rocket Lake 11th Gen - Cores: 6 - Threads: 12 - Base Frequency: 2.8 GHz - Max Turbo Frequency: 4.8 GHz - Turbo Boost Max Technology 2.0 - Cache: 12 MB Smart Cache - TDP: 65W - Supports: PCIe Gen 4, Thunderbolt 4/USB 4.0, DDR4-3200MHz - Chipset: Intel 500 & selected 400 series motherboards - BX8070811600 - 3 Years Limited Warranty
    SKU#: AC42592 Model#: BX8070811600
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Mwave can provide you with a performance boost with Intel’s CPU range. Intel offer CPUs from the entry level Celeron and Pentium to the more powerful i3, i5, i7 and i9 processors. Any processor ending in ‘K’ or ‘X’ means that it has an unlocked multiplier and is overclockable for extra performance. Intel offer two lines of CPUs, their mainstream CPUs utilize socket LGA1151 and now LGA1200 for 10th Gen CPUs and their high-end CPUs utilize socket LGA2066.

 

Keep in mind that Intel CPUs also require a certain chipset to ensure they work properly. Older 8th & 9th Gen CPUs require Z390, Z370, H370 or B360 motherboards. Current 10th Gen CPUs require 400 series chipsets with Z490 providing extra power for the more powerful i9 CPUs . Current high-end 'X' CPUs require X299 motherboards. Also note that 'F' and 'X' CPUs will require a dedicated GPU as they do not have integrated graphics.

 

 

Which Intel CPU do I need?

Intel offers CPUs from entry-level Celeron and Pentiums, mainstream i3 CPUs all the way up to the high-end i7 and i9 CPUs that may require different motherboards.

 

Celeron and Pentium processors provide ample performance for light use such as Office, watching YouTube/Netflix and browsing the web.

 

The Intel Core i3 range all provide 4 cores for ample performance in light multitasking and gaming. Intel Core i5 CPUs offer a performance boost with 6 cores for a small bump in purchase price. Whereas the i7 and i9 CPUs offer the best performance - both being 8 & 10 core CPUs.

 

Intel’s high-end ‘X’ processors uses the X299 chipset which can improve connectivity, upgradability and expandability. Depending on the model, they can offer increased core counts, increased PCIe lanes and can work with high RAM capacities.

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