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Intel responds to AMD's "Core i7-8086K for Threadripper" campaign

via:cnBeta.COM     time:2018/6/21 2:01:24     readed:139

Intel recently announced the Core i7-8086K at the Computex trade show in Taiwan. Currently only 50,000 chips are produced to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the birth of the 8086 processor. Part of the celebration is Intel in itswebsiteA raffle was launched to provide people with the opportunity to win 8086 such processors for free. The contest is only available for 24 hours from June 7th to August 8th, but AMD recently decided to reveal its own related promotions: 40 winners can switch this Intel CPU to AMD's 16-core/32-thread Threadripper for free. Device.

In order to fight back AMD's activities, Intel has said to AMD on its own Twitter: "If you still want the Intel Core i7-8086K processor, you can ask us. Thank you for helping us celebrate the 40th anniversary of the birth of 8086."

For those who are interested in replacing Core i7-8086K with Threadripper, AMD will disclose details on June 25. The product is open to residents of the United States and only the top 40 are eligible to participate. The performance of the Core i7-8086K is similar to that of the Core i7-8700K, although the 4.0 GHz base clock speed makes it 300 MHz faster than the flagship basic and single core turbines. However, for multi-threaded workloads, it cannot match Threadripper and the price is more than $300.

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