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Intel Halting Sales Of Broadwell-E Processors: i7 6800K, 6850K, 6900K & 6950X

Intel has sent out a product notification that they will be ending their shipments of Broadwell-E processors, these include the Core i7 6800K, 6850K, 6900K and the 10-core 6950X. All of these processors are made to work on Intel’s X99 chipset and on socket LGA2011v3 motherboards.

Intel Broadwell-E

In the product change notification (PCN) Intel states the following processors will reach end-of-life for orders by May 2018:

– Intel Core i7-6950X Processor Extreme
– Intel Core i7-6900K Processor
– Intel Core i7-6850K Processor
– Intel Core i7-6800K Processor
– Boxed Intel Core i7-6950X Processor
– Boxed Intel Core i7-6900K Processor
– Boxed Intel Core i7-6850K Processor
– Boxed Intel Core i7-6800K Processor

Of course the Broadwell-E generation of processors have been replaced by the new Skylake-X processors, which run on LGA2066 socketed motherboards and the X299 chipset. This new generation of processors not only includes 10-core models, but 16 and 18-core models as well.

Bob Buskirk
the authorBob Buskirk
About 10 years of computer experience. Been messing around with electronics since I was 5, got into computers when I was in highschool, been modding them ever since then. Very interested in how things work and their design.
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