Intel’s 10-Core Broadwell-E Core i7-6950X spotted on sale already






Intel’s Core i7 6950X boasting the infamous Broadwell architecture is said to have been spotted on eBay of all places.

The upcoming CPU will no doubt have its fans thanks to its 10 cores.

Intel Core i7-6950X Processor Specs: Process Node: 14nm
Cores/Threads: 10/20
Core Clock: 3.00 GHz
Boost Clock: 3.50 GHz
L3 Cache: 25 MB L3 Cache
Unlocked Multiplier (BCLK OC): Yes, Full Range OC
Chipset: X99
Socket: LGA 2011-3
Memory Support: DDR4-2400 MHz
TDP: 140W

According to Techfrag [via] the 10-core Core i7 6950X has been seen on eBay being for almost $1800 dollars. The good news is you will not need to buy a new motherboard for this processor since it will fit any X99 chipset compatible with socket LGA2011-v3. If you already have X99, you can start using the processor, a BIOS update.

Last week, Intel’s upcoming flagship Broadwell-E CPU, the 10-core i7-6950X, was spotted listed on eBay for $1750. Well the update on that listing is that Core i7-6950X is now sold, not for its listed price–but, for a whopping $1950. That’s right, one fellow has paid this exorbitant price so that they could test the chip out before launch.