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Intel Haswell-E CPUs and X99 Chipset will release in mid-september


New information surface about Intel’s upcoming HEDT processor ‘Haswell-E’ and X99 desktop chipset by September 14th, according to VR-Zone. Intel would be releasing processors modeled Core i7 5960X, Core i7 5930K and Core i7 5820K.

This news wouldn’t be surprising, and it seems that the information is confirmed, at least by Intel Australia:

intel_audAs Intel pointed out in their presentation, Intel X99 will be the first chipset to support DDR4 2133MHz memory. It will use LGA-2011-E socket. As far as the Haswell-E HEDT processors are concerned, another source listed the specifications for the HEDT processor lineups.

As pointed out earlier, Haswell-E would be having multiple options for overclocking and fine-tuning, along with Thunderbolt 2.0, Wireless 802.11 ac and more.

Model Intel Core i7-5960X Intel Core i7-5930K Intel Core i7-5820K
Platform Haswell-E Haswell-E Haswell-E
Process 22nm 22nm 22nm
Cores/Threads 8/16 6/12 6/12
Cache 20 MB L3 15 MB L3 15 MB L3
Core Clock 3.0/3.3 GHz 3.5/3.9-4.0 GHz 3.3/3.6-3.8 GHz
Socket LGA 2011-3 LGA 2011-3 LGA 2011-3
TDP 140W 140W 140W
Memory DDR4-2133 MHz DDR4-2133 MHz DDR4-2133 MHz
Chipset X99 X99 X99

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